How to Install KDE Plasma Desktop on Fedora 35 / Fedora 34

KDE Plasma is a widget-based graphical desktop environment for the Linux operating systems. It is fast, beautiful, user-friendly, efficient, and offers more integrated features.

KDE Plasma 5 is built using Qt 5 and KDE Frameworks 5. It is the default desktop environment (or one of the defaults) on many Linux distributions, such as MXLinux, Kubuntu, KDE Neon, Fedora (KDE Edition), etc.

Here, we will see how to install KDE Plasma Desktop on Fedora 35 / Fedora 34.

Update Fedora

First, update the system packages to the latest version.

sudo dnf update -y

Then, reboot the system.

sudo reboot

Install KDE Plasma Desktop on Fedora 35

The KDE Plasma Desktop is available as an Environment Group in Fedora that helps us install required packages for the KDE desktop. So, you can easily install the environment group with the dnf command.

sudo dnf groupinstall -y "KDE Plasma Workspaces"

Then, after the installation of KDE Plasma Desktop packages, reboot your system.

sudo reboot

Access KDE Plasma Desktop on Fedora 35

Select Plasma (Wayland) or Plasma (X11) to log in to the KDE Plasma Desktop environment in the login screen.

Choose Login Session

You will get the KDE Desktop upon successful login.

KDE Plasma Desktop On Fedora 35

Find KDE Plasma version.

To check the KDE Plasma Desktop version, run the below command in the terminal.


You will now get the KDE Plasma version.

Remove KDE Plasma Desktop on Fedora 35

You want to remove KDE Plasma Desktop from your system for any reason. Run the following command.

sudo dnf groupremove -y "KDE Plasma Workspaces"


That’s All. I hope you have learned how to install KDE Plasma Desktop on Fedora 35 / Fedora 34. You can now head to Plasma Desktop’s official UserBase Wiki for more information. You can also visit the Hints and Tips page for valuable tips for using Plasma Desktop and Tweaking Plasma.

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