KDE Base is the base package for KDE, a desktop environment designed to provide an easy-to-use environment for UNIX-based operating systems. The program was created to provide functions similar to environments found under Microsoft Windows and Mac OS. This package provides window managers, a panel, a file manager and other basic utilities. It also contains high-quality wallpapers and configuration files for basic setup of KDE. One of the more popular programs in this package is a powerful display manager that allows for easy graphical logins. KDE allows the beginner to run Linux like apro. The one drawback to KDE is the fact that it is a resource hog. Still, most people who love KDE don t care, since most computers come with plenty of resources to spare. If you are looking for a minimal window manager, you ve come to the wrong place. However, if you are looking for an extensive and stable, high-quality desktop environment, this is for you.