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Kontact: How does it compare to the competition?

Aug 29, 2010, 03:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)


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"With all of this talk about KDE 4.5 lately, I thought I should take a moment to mention a tool that hasn't had much (or any) talk here on Ghacks. That tool is Kontact. But what is Kontact? Kontact is the KDE groupware suite that includes more tools than your standard suite, has a lot of pluses, and a few minuses. But even with its minuses, Kontact is a spot-on tool for anyone needing a solid groupware suite to keep them as organized as possible.

"In this article I will introduce you to Kontact and help you decide if it is ready to usurp your current tool.


"If you are using KDE 4 you will likely have Kontact installed. To find out go click on Start > Applications > Office and see if it is listed. You might also notice that the constituent parts of Kontact are also listed. That is because you can start each component individually and not have to fire up the who shebang. But let's assume you do want to fire up the whole kit."

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