to be removed from the ISO krita & kexi

Harald Sitter apachelogger at
Wed Mar 5 10:07:36 UTC 2014

On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 3:39 PM, Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan
<ovidiu.b13 at> wrote:
> On 04.03.2014 16:32, Phil Wyett wrote:
> If you cannot have a good image app then have none. kolourpaint is not up to
> being a well used default app, it just does not have the features. I would
> add krita as a featured app in discover. Regards Phil
> I dissagree. People need to have at least the basic image editing
> functionality. Similarly to how Windows comes with MS Paint. I believe that
> Kcolourpaint would fit this role.

What for though? I absolutely fail to come up with an actual use case
where you would want an application as "simple" as kolourpaint at all.
On Windows it has sort of a use case for screenshots, since you need
to paste them somewhere, so that usually ends up being Paint or Word.
On Kubuntu that use case does not present because we have a nifty tool
to manage screenshooting.
For photo management/resizing/cropping you'll want to use Gwenview or Digikam.
And as was mentioned, for actual drawing or pixel edition (a la
photoshop) kolourpaint is not smart enough (i.e. lacks features and
all that).

Only thing that is left is  "not actual" drawing (e.g. a child drawing
random stuff to pass time, and no paper and pen were available...),
hardly a use case TBH.

So, again the question: what for does a Kubuntu user need a very dumb
pixmap drawing application?


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