"The Microsoft Windows operating system (OS) comes with some
pre-installed, basic, productivity tools for word processing and
other office or school productivity chores. So do many Linux
distributions come with pre-installed, basic, productivity
"These pre-installed tools generally are simple, stripped-down,
lightweight, applets. Nevertheless, they are handy and can be
useful for simple tasks."
"In like manner, the Linux-based K desktop (KDE) comes with some
pre-installed productivity-tool accessories too. Our primary
interest in learning to use these lightweight Linux productivity
tools today is to get familiar with starting, running, and using
Linux programs -- and to get comfortable using the Linux desktop.
Of course in doing that we also will learn to use these handy
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