Utilities & Tools
KDE also has a lot of utilities, tools, and accessories to ease your work. Do not underestimate these applications, as they can provide you with added functionality that you will not be able to live without. Ranging from file tools to system tools, These KDE utilities give that added "oomph" to your desktop.
Ark is a program that enables you to handle file archives in a lot of formats. KDiskFree is a tool for viewing disk usage and for mounting and unmounting partitions. KFloppy is a floppy disk format tool, Supports 3.5" and 5.25" disks. KDiff3 is a viewer that can compare 2 or 3 files or directories. Kerry is a KDE GUI for the Beagle desktop search. KFind is KDE's file find utility, featuring search using regular expressions and searching within files.
Guidance Power Manager is a KDE power manager, supporting screen brightness, laptop lid closing actions, and more. KPager is a standalone desktop switching application for KDE. Yakuake is a drop-down terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology. Kate is an advanced text editor with many features including syntax highlighting . KHelpCenter is a documentation viewer that allows you to read all KDE application handbooks from one convenient location. Klipper is a powerful clipboard history manager. KWrite is a simple text editor.
KCalc is a versatile desktop calculator offering basic as well scientific functions. KCharSelect is a tool to select special characters from all installed fonts and copy them into the clipboard. KTimer is a little tool that enables you to execute some program after a given time. Okteta is an editor that allows you to look into any file and modify the bytes in it. Printer Applet is a system tray utility that shows you the current print jobs and lets you configure new printers. Superkaramba is a tool that allows you to easily create interactive widgets on your KDE desktop. KEuroCalc is a universal currency converter and calculator. KRecipes is a Recipe Book for KDE. RSIBreak is a small utility which bothers you at certain intervals, reminding you to take breaks. KRuler is an onscreen ruler that allows you to measure objects on the screen.