KDE3 apps replacements?

Per olof Ljungmark peo at intersonic.se
Sun Oct 13 21:16:38 UTC 2013

Quoting Thomas Mueller <mueller6724 at bellsouth.net>:

> from Per olof Ljungmark:
>> I am finally in the process of removing KDE3 completely, switched to
>> Xfce some time ago, and wonder if any of you could recommend suitable
>> replacements for some of the apps:
>> kpdf            pdf viewer with the ability to copy text from
>> kWrite          simple text editor with some filetype and highlighting
>>                 features + easy to switch encoding (vim/gvim?)
>> kPatience       Card game, Freecell in particular
>> kColorChooser   pick html color names
>> kRuler          Pixel screen ruler
>> kSnapshot       Screen dump to jpg and/or png
> I use xpdf, found it much better than kpdf but that was some years  
> ago when I used KDE in Slackware Linux.
> I see there are other open-source pdf viewers.
> System Rescue CD uses epdfview.
> I didn't like kWrite or kspread (spreadsheet that came with KDE).
> Abiword is much better than kWrite, and gnumeric is much better than  
> the spreadsheet that came with KDE.
> I am not familiar with the other KDE apps.
> Tom
I just tried graphics/electrix which seems good enough.
For spreadsheet and serious word processing I already use OpenOffice,  
kwrite was ideal for quick and simple editing.

Found Pysol for patience, will test it.


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