KDEApps9: KDE Community Apps - Operating System Utilities

KDEApps9: KDE Community Apps - Operating System Utilities

KDEApps9: KDE Community Apps - Operating System Utilities

In this ninth and last part "(KDEApps9) » of this series of articles on "KDE Community Apps", we will address the applications cataloged as Operating System Utilities.

Our Utilities or Utilities in a Operating system are those small applications designed to perform a determined function. Or in other words, they are simple programs designed to make it easier for users to perform specific tasks on your computer.

KDEApps1: A First Look at KDE Community Applications

KDEApps1: A First Look at KDE Community Applications

For those interested in exploring our previous 8 publications related to the topic, you can click on the following links, after finishing reading this publication:

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KDEApps9: KDE Desktop Environment Utilities

KDEApps9: KDE Desktop Environment Utilities

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In this category KDE Desktop Environment Utilities, "KDE Community" has officially developed 37 applications of which we will mention and comment, textually and briefly, the first 10, and then we will mention the remaining 27:

Top 10 apps

  1. Ark: Graphical file compression and decompression utility that allows the use of various formats, such as tar, gzip, bzip2, rar and zip, as well as CD-ROM images. In addition, it can be used to explore, extract, create and modify compressed files.
  2. Calcium: Convergent Calculator for Plasma.
  3. Filelight: Application to view the disk usage of your computer. And among its many functions, it allows you to explore local, remote and removable drives. In addition to navigating through the file system using mouse clicks.
  4. KAlarm: KDE personal message alarm, command and mail scheduler application. Its features include the following: It offers alarms using its own text message, and allows audible and repetitive alarms that are easily configurable and programmable.
  5. Kate is a text editor generated by KDE that can open several documents at the same time and that has several view modes.
  6. KBackup: Application that allows you to make backup copies of your data in a simple and easy to use way. And among its many functions, it allows the use of profiles with definitions for the folders and files to be included or excluded from the backup.
  7. KCalc: Scientific calculator, which allows executing trigonometric functions, logical operations and statistical calculations. In addition, it uses a result stack that allows you to reuse the results of previous calculations, among many other functionalities.
  8. KCharSelect: Tool to select special characters of any installed font and copy them to the clipboard.
  9. KDialog: Application that allows to display dialog boxes from the shell scripts. Its syntax is very much inspired by the "dialog" command (which displays dialogs in text mode).
  10. keysmith: Tool that generates elements for two-factor logins (2FA). Employs OTP based on time and cryptographic summaries.

Other existing apps

The other remaining apps developed in this category by the "KDE Community" are:

  1. KFind: Independent search tool.
  2. KFloppy: Utility to format 3.5 ″ and 5.25 ″ floppy disks.
  3. KGpg: Interface for GnuPG, a powerful encryption utility.
  4. Cleopatra: Certificate manager and universal encryption graphical interface.
  5. KMag: Utility for Linux that enlarges a part of the screen (Magnifying glass).
  6. KMouseTool: Tool that clicks the mouse buttons for you.
  7. KMouth: Program that allows people who cannot speak.
  8. KNotes: Program to write the equivalent of sticky notes on the computer.
  9. KRename: Powerful batch file name changer.
  10. timer: Basic stopwatch application: pause, continue, restart and laps.
  11. Krusader: Advanced file manager with twin panels for KDE Plasma and other DEs.
  12. KTeaTime: Useful timer for drinking tea.
  13. KTimer: Tool to run programs after a certain time.
  14. KTimeTracker: App for tracking personal time spent on various tasks and projects.
  15. KTrip: Application that helps to navigate through information related to public transport.
  16. KWrite: KDE-created text editor based on Kate's editing component.
  17. Meteorology: Convergent meteorological application for Plasma.
  18. Note: Simple text editor for mobile and desktop.
  19. okteta: Simple editor of raw data files.
  20. Recorder: Simple multiplatform sound recording application.
  21. Clock: A converging clock application for Plasma.
  22. RSI Break: Tool that helps prevent repetitive strain injuries.
  23. Simon: Graphical user interface for Simon's open speech recognition solution.
  24. smb4k: Advanced network environment browser and a Samba share mounting utility.
  25. Show: Simple application to take screenshots of the desktop.
  26. Sweeper: System cleaning manager that helps to erase unwanted traces of users on the system.
  27. Zanshin: Powerful and simple application for managing daily actions.

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In short, we aspire that this ninth and last revision «(KDEApps9)» along with the previous 8 on each of the existing official applications of the "KDE Community", have been interesting and very useful, both for those who use KDE Plasma and for those who do not. And consequently, they have contributed to the use and massification of such robust and fabulous software toolkit how beautiful and hardworking Linuxera Community offers us all.

We hope that this publication will be very useful for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the improvement, growth and diffusion of the ecosystem of applications available for «GNU/Linux». And do not stop sharing it with others, on your favorite websites, channels, groups or communities of social networks or messaging systems. Finally, visit our home page at «FromLinux» to explore more news, and join our official channel Telegram from DesdeLinux.


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