Although, KDE might not be the best for ancient PCs or laptops. It prefers looks and the ability to customize the system a little more than performance. So if you have a decent computer, one bought in the current decade, you can try out KDE.
Linux Mint KDE System Requirements
- 2GB RAM
- 10GB disk space (20GB recommended)
- 1024×768 display resolution
BTW, Linux Mint KDE system requirements don’t seem a big deal.
For modern computers, you can use and customize KDE the way you want, like the butter on a toast. No problems at all!
So let’s install KDE on Linux Mint 19.
Install KDE on Linux Mint 19
Download Linux Mint
After installation is done, boot into your Linux mint, open terminal and type the following commands –
Update system repositories –
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install kubuntu-desktop kde-plasma-desktop kscreen
At the system login screen, there is an option to select desktop environment, click it. You should now have an option to boot with the KDE desktop environment.