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Chapter�29.�Application Guide for Migrates

Francis Giannaros

KDE has many applications, often prefixed with (or containing) the letter k. The names are generally self-explanatory, but it can still be difficult sometimes to find the appropriate packages. Migrates from operating systems such as Microsoft Windows� or Apple Macintosh� might have some difficulty in locating an application for a particular job. Below is a table with an expansion on the K menu and the respective Win/Mac equivalent.

Table�29.1.�Sample Table

K menu Location

KDE Application

Windows� Equivalent

Macintosh� Equivalent

Notes

File Manager

Konqueror (Home Folder)

Windows Explorer

Integrated file manager, content viewer/player and web browser

System and User Settings

KControl

Control Center

Office

Office Suite:

  1. Word Processing

  2. Spreadsheets

  3. Slide Presentations

  4. Flowchart & Diagram Editing

  5. Scalable Graphics

  6. Image Manipulation

  7. Report Generator

  8. Chart

  9. Database Creation

  10. Formula Editor

  1. KWord

  2. KSpread

  3. KPresenter

  4. Kivio

  5. Karbon14

  6. Krita

  7. Kugar

  8. KChart

  9. Kexi

  10. KFormula

  1. MS Word

  2. MS Excel

  3. MS Powerpoint

  4. Adobe Illustrator

  5. Adobe Photoshop

  6. Report Generator

  7. Chart

  8. MS Access

Personal Information Management:

  1. Mail

  2. Address Book

  3. Personal Organizer

  4. News Reader

  5. Pop-up Notes

  6. RSS Reader

  1. KMail

  2. KAddressBook

  3. KOrganizer

  4. KNode

  5. KNotes

  6. Akregator

MS Outlook

The Personal Information Manager is Kontact; all other KDE PIM applications integrate into it.

Internet

Web Browser

Konqueror

MS Internet Explorer

Safari

Integrated file manager, web browser, FTP manager, and univerval viewing application.

Instant Messaging

Kopete

  • AIM

  • MSN

  • ICQ

  • Jabber

  • Novell GroupWise

  • Yahoo

  • IRC

  • SMS

MSN Messenger

Comprehensive multi-network compatible instant messaging software

Chat (IRC)

KSirc

mIRC

Multimedia

Music/Audio

JuK

Windows� Media Player

CD/DVD Burner

K3b

Nero

Video Player

Noatun

Windows� Media Player

Audio CD Ripper

KAudioCreator

Sound Controls

KMix

System

System Info Center

KInfoCenter

Terminal

Konsole

CMD

User Manager

KUser

User Manager

Package Manager

KPackage

Add/Remove Programs

Utilities

Archiver

Ark

WinZip

Password Manager

KWallet

Text Editor

Kate

Notepad

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