Whalebird – A good Mastodon client

If you are looking for a good client for Mastodon on KDE neon then Whalebird is an Electron based Mastodon and Pleroma client for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s quite good and looks a little like the Slack UI. The website can be found here. To install Whalebird on KDE neon go to the website […]

Install KFind for improved file search

KFind is a standalone search tool from KDE. It has finer grained search than the default search in Dolphin (the file manager) and it just seems to be better at finding files. To install KFind in KDE neon, open Konsole and type, Enter your password and the program will install. After installation you can find […]

Install Clementine to play and manage music

Clementine is probably the best music manager for KDE neon at the moment. Based on Amarok 1.4 it is focused on a fast and easy-to-use interface for playing music with a huge amount of additional features. Search and play your local music library. Listen to internet radio from Spotify, Grooveshark, SomaFM, Magnatune, Jamendo, SKY.fm, Digitally […]

Installing Calibre, the e-book manager

Calibre is a fantastic e-book manager with previews, import and export, format changing, pretty much the whole she-bang but the version in the distribution repos is often out of date. On KDE neon, because it uses an updated version of a library, it refuses to install at all. The official Calibre site even goes so […]

New Zealand English dictionaries for KDE neon

It looks like I have finally managed to track down a New Zealand English dictionary for KDE neon. It should also work in any Linux distribution using Hunspell. Anyway, this is my useful collection of NZ English dictionaries for use in KDE, Firefox and Thunderbird. If you are after a Maori dictionary then I believe […]