KDE is an acronym for "K Desktop Environment". KDE is of the similar desktop environments made by Ubuntu Corporation in their Ubuntu Operating Systems. KDE is the desktop environment for Kubuntu, another open-source operating system by Ubuntu Corporation. KDE consists of a K Menu, similar to the Start Menu of that in Windows and of the Applications window in gnome environments. KDE has its own various tools within Kubuntu, many beginning with "K" such as KDisplayManager and KNetworkManager. Template:Desktop environments