Kubuntu has the finest collection of software utilities to make everyday computing
so much easier. It includes software for backup, encryption, advanced text editing,
time tracking and much more!
Kate (Advanced Text Editor)
Kate is the programmer's text editor for KDE. Some of Kate's features include
configurable syntax highlighting for languages ranging from C and C++ to HTML to
bash scripts, the ability to create and maintain projects, a multiple document
interface (MDI), and a self-contained terminal emulator. Kate is everything
you'll want in a text editor and more!
For more information see the Kate
ArK is a program for managing various archive formats within the KDE
For more information see the Ark manual.
Konserve is a small backup application for KDE that resides in the system
For more information see the Konserve
KCharSelect (Character Selector)
KCharSelect is the KDE character selection utility. KCharSelect is part of the
For more information see the Kcharselect
KGpg is a simple interface for GnuPG, a powerful
encryption utility. GnuPG (also known as gpg) is
included in the default Kubuntu system installation. With KGpg, you will be able
to encrypt and decrypt your files and email messages, allowing much more secure
For more information see the Kgpg
KdeprintFax (Fax Utility)
KdeprintFax is a small fax utility to be used with
KFloppy (Floppy Formatter)
KFloppy is a utility that provides a straightforward graphical means to format
3.5" and 5.25" floppy disks.
For more information see the Kfloppy
KPilot is an application that synchronizes your PalmPilot or similar device
(like the Handspring Visor or the Sony Clie) with your Kubuntu system, much like
the Palm Desktop HotSync software does for Windows. KPilot can back-up, restore,
and HotSync your PalmPilot. It can synchronize the built-in applications with
their KDE counterparts. It also features additional conduits for third-party
For more information see the Kpilot
KAlarm (Personal Alarm Scheduler)
KAlarm is a personal alarm message, command and email scheduler for KDE.
For more information see the Kalarm
KArm (Personal Time Tracker)
KArm tracks time spent on various tasks. It is useful for tracking billable
hours and can report the hours logged by task and day. This time history can be
exported to a comma-delimited text file for import into other billing and/or
project management tools.
For more information see the Karm
KNotes is a program that lets you write the computer equivalent of sticky
notes. The notes are saved automatically when you exit the program, and they
display when you open the program.
For more information see the Knotes
The Printing Manager tool manages all print jobs of your system. You can also
configure existing printers as well as add new printers to your Kubuntu system.
Refer to the section called “Connecting to a Printer” for quick instructions on connecting to
a local or network printer.
For more information see the KDEPrint
KJobViewer is a print job viewer.
For more information see the KJobview section in the
KRegExpEditor (Regular Expression Editor)
KRegExpEditor is an editor for editing regular expression in a graphical style
(in contrast to the ASCII syntax).
For more information see the KRegExpEditor
KCalc (Scientific Calculator)
KCalc is a highly configurable scientific calculator.
For more information see the Kcalc
The Wallet Management Tool provides a convenient and secure way to manage all
For more information see the KWallet