Install kwrite &kate on UBUNTU 6.06

Clive Menzies clive at
Thu Sep 28 06:48:53 UTC 2006

On (27/09/06 22:06), Scott Severance wrote:
> Kwrite and kate are intended for use in KDE (Kubuntu), not Gnome (Ubuntu).
> Gedit is the Ubuntu version. Since they are all text editors, there really
> isn't much advantage of using one over the other.
> Nevertheless, if you want to install one or both of them (this applies to
> instaling pretty muh everything in Ubuntu), go to System > Administration >
> Synaptic Package Manager, and do a search for what you want. Note that
> installing kwrite or kate will pull in a huge amount of extra KDE
> dependencies, so unless you want to actually use KDE (in which case you
> should install kubuntu-desktop), you should just stick with gedit.
> On 9/27/06, umair ubuntu <umairubuntu at> wrote:
> >
> >how to downlaod and install kwrite and kate on UBUNTU 6.06 if u r unable
> >to connect to internetvia ubuntu
> >can we use windows to download kwrite &k ate and then

You need to download the install disk (the CD) if you haven't already
done so.  The when you run Synaptic it should install from the CD; you
may need to check the settings to verify it's using the CD as a source.


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