5 Intriguing KDE Apps
Sep 30, 2010, 09:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tavis J. Hampton)
"The beauty of an open development platform is that anyone can
take a stab at creating an application. KDE, which is built upon
the Qt application and UI framework, is a shining example of this.
A quick look at KDE-Apps.org reveals that new apps are added daily.
I periodically browse through the latest KDE apps to see if
anything stands out, and I found these five, some of which are in
"A pure Qt application, Minitube is cross-platform and
integrates well with KDE. Plainly put, it is a desktop YouTube
client. Rather than opening a web browser and watching YouTube
videos from the website, this little app allows you to watch up to
1080p streaming YouTube videos, just by entering a search term. The
app is great for lower-powered devices, such as netbooks and
tablets, that may lag when viewing Flash-based videos. Minitube is
available for Linux and Mac OS X."