On 02/03/2014 09:51 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote: >> Text documents - I vote kwite over kate. If you are clicking on a >> text file 99 >> times out of 100 you are doing it to open a single text file and >> not something >> to include in a project. >> >> Images - open in kview (fast as lightning - not the best on >> autozoom with middle >> mouse, but a reasonable trade-off, gwenview KolourPaint, >> ShowPhoto, Krita, etc. >> are all more full featured apps, better for working with multiple >> images, but >> slower with more overhead. >> >> Sound files - Noatun or kaboodle (for same reasons) amarok, etc. >> are more full >> featured, but much slower/larger (Noatun slightly more file >> formats supported) >> >> Videos - mplayer or kaffeine. kaffeine much faster, but mplayer is >> not a bad 2nd. >> >> What are your thoughts? > > Ask 10 people and likely we'll receive 11 opinions. > > All defaults have to be with the base packages. Anything in > applications is not a base package. > > kwrite as the default editor is fine although I use both a lot and > have them configured differently. > > I'm a long-time tdegraphics/kuickshow user. I even have a command > line alias 'ks' so I can quickly view images that I search for > within the terminal. > kuickshow is fine - works very well and it 'fast', so I'm good with that. > Do the base Trinity packages include a video player? I don't think > so. MPLayer? Not a Trinity app. Kaboodle is labeled a media player > but I am unable to open any video files. Only sound files. Kaboodle > should at least fail gracefully with a dialog rather than just > there like a dead log and require forced termination and we should > change the About dialog to Audio Player. > I don't know of a default video player. There must be one, I've just never run across it. Will look and see if I find anything. -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.