Connecting to the Internet with Kubuntu is never a problem as it includes
everything you need “out-of-the-box”.
KDE Desktop Sharing allows you to invite someone at a remote location to watch
and possibly control your desktop. This can be useful if you want to have a
friend in a remote location fix your Kubuntu desktop.
For more information see the Krfb
Kopete (Instant Messaging)
Kopete is the KDE instant messaging (IM) client. It allows you to communicate
with your friends and colleagues using various instant messaging services. Since
Kopete can use various IM services, it is much easier to learn and more
convenient than installing separate IM clients for each service.
For more information see the Kopete
KPPP (Internet Dial-Up Tool)
KPPP is a dialer and front end for pppd. It allows
for interactive script generation and network setup. It will automate the
dialing-in process to your ISP while letting you conveniently monitor the entire
process. It also features an elaborate phone-cost accounting, which enables you
to easily track your online costs.
For more information see the KPPP
Konversation is a client for the Internet Relay Chat (IRC) protocol. Meet
friends on the net, make new acquaintances and lose yourself in talk about your
For more information see the Konversation
Krdc (Remote Desktop Connection)
Krdc is a client application that allows you to view or even control the
desktop session on another machine that is running a server that is
VNC-compatible. You would typically use Krdc with a VNC-compatible server like
For more information see the Krdc
Akregator (RSS Feed Reader)
Akregator is an RSS feed aggregator for KDE. Feed aggregators provide a
convenient way to browse different kinds of content, including news, blogs, and
other content from online sites. Instead of checking all your favorite web sites
manually for updates, Akregator collects the content for you.
For more information see the Akregator
Konqueror is the definitive file manager, web browser and universal document
viewer for KDE. It's everything you want it to be in a KDE application and more!
For more information see the Konqueror
KWiFiManager (Wireless LAN Manager)
The KWiFiManager suite is a set of tools which allows you to manage your
wireless LAN under KDE. You can scan for wireless networks and monitor the
properties of your network connection.
For more information see the Kwifimanager