LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-31-2010, 01:42 AM   #1
msbstar
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2010
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.4
Posts: 122

Rep: Reputation: 16
Question How to activate "kwrite" in Ubuntu 9.10?


Hello Everybody,

I have Ubuntu 9.10 installed on my laptop.
For editing some text files we can use "vi'
and "gedit" editor, but not "kwrite".

Is it possible to have kwrite working in Ubuntu
or it is for other distributions?

With best regards,
Hassan
 
Old 01-31-2010, 02:27 AM   #2
paulsm4
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Distribution: SusE 8.2
Posts: 5,863
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Hi -

Before you go too far, try looking for it. It might well already be installed (just no handy icon on any of the usual menus):

Quote:
find / -name kwrite -print 2> /dev/null

... OR ...

whereis kwrite
 
Old 01-31-2010, 02:38 AM   #3
Nylex
LQ Addict
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: London, UK
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 7,464

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Doesn't Ubuntu use GNOME? KWrite is a KDE application, so you'll need to install KDE. I don't think it's available standalone.. it's part of the kdebase package.
 
Old 01-31-2010, 02:39 AM   #4
GrapefruiTgirl
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Dec 2006
Location: underground
Distribution: Slackware64
Posts: 7,594

Rep: Reputation: 551Reputation: 551Reputation: 551Reputation: 551Reputation: 551Reputation: 551
Kwrite is a KDE application. It is not included by default in a GNOME based Ubuntu. You can install it using your package manager, but be aware, it brings a lot of other libs with it.

Try something like:

Code:
sudo apt-get install kwrite
NOTE: that command is possibly not exactly correct, but it should be close

Sasha
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] When I type "sudo grub" it says "command not found" in Ubuntu 9.10 Live CD. msbstar Linux - Newbie 9 07-17-2017 01:27 PM
intrepid, PS3, update sources list from "ubuntu" to "ports-ubuntu" evdv Linux - Newbie 7 08-18-2009 11:52 AM
Sorry - Could not find the program "kwrtie" (not kwrite) Frank64 Linux - Desktop 5 10-29-2008 10:04 PM
" KWRITE / trash bin / terminal emulator " issues vm_devadas SUSE / openSUSE 1 06-04-2007 01:22 PM
Ntfs-Fuse copy error Debian "Sid" / Ubuntu "6.06" animefriik Linux - General 0 10-06-2006 10:28 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:29 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration