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KNotes

Organize your notes using KNotes

Knotes is an useful small application for managing your notes. It comes as a part of KDE PIM Package.


KNotes_Note

This is how Notes appear on the Desktop. It has a decent interface. Notes are saved by the date and time they were created, Of Course it can be changed. The Pin on the top left gives Notes a nice visual appeal.


KNotes_Display_Settings

By default the background color of notes is yellow and text color is black. It can be changed in the settings. Settings section also has the option to change the default Width and Height of the notes. Though notes can be resized manually using mouse.


KNotes_Mail_Settings

One very nice feature of KNotes is sending the Notes to anyone through mail. Default mail client for sending Notes is kmail but it can be changed to any other mail client like Evolution in Action settings.


KNotes_Network_Settings

Notes can be sent or received over a network. Changes can be done in the Network settings.

Good Points

  • Alarm: You can set alarms
  • Mail: Mail your notes
  • Send Notes over netork
  • Good GUI: background color of the notes can be changed

Bad Points

  • Not Optimized for both Mouse and Keyboard: There should have been more keyboard shortcuts for managing the notes

Conclusion
You cannot take your computer with you but with the help of KNotes you can organize of Desktop more effectively and it is a really nice application to remind you of important tasks.

Linux in Homes

Who needs an expensive Operating System. Use Linux. It's free and it offers everything you need from a Desktop computer. Linux can be used at homes for daily use.

Multimedia

There are many good Open Source applications to play your music and movies.

  • Xmms
  • Mplayer
  • Real Player
  • VLC Player

Open Office

Open Office is similar to Microsoft Office and offer lot of features.

  • Spreadsheet
  • Presentations
  • Documents

Internet & Chat

Browse the net. Chat with your friends. Talk to them over the net. Yes, Linux offers everything.

  • Firefox
  • Pidgin: Chat with your Yahoo/Gmail/AIM/Jabber/MSN friends
  • Skype: Yes, Yes, Yes. Skype is available for Linux also

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