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The Lesser Known Apps of KDE - Utilities

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The Utilities section of the KDE menu is a simple, multipart menu that contains a multitude of useful utility applications that will make your KDE experience so much easier. Now lets look at each of these and how they may benefit you.

Accessibility

This folder contains five easy to use tools to help you to more easily see or hear what you are working with while using KDE. Here's what's available:

Kmag - Screen magnification tool. Allows you to enlarge what's on the desktop to see it better. Just pass your mouse over anything you want to see better and Kmag enlarges it for you in a little side window.

KmouseTool -

Desktop

This is a set of desktop applets that assist you, the user, in a variety of simple, yet common task that you will undertake in KDE in a productivity environment.

KCalc - KDE scientific calculator. It has a scientific advanced calculator mode complete with functions buttons and a standard calculator configuration.

KNotes -

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