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thito01
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Choosing software

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I have recently migrated from OpenSuse to LMDE4. I am now having to chose which software to install to handle some of my daily tasks. It is my understanding that I should first look for GTK+ applications. But, what is the next best option? Gnome based?

For example, today, I found a problem with Rummina where a Win-7 PC application just does not work with it, although the same Win-7 application works fine with KRDC.(I can not enter normal characters in the remote PCs application, just 'special' keys.) So, do just install the KDE based KRDC application on my new LMDE4 machine, because I know it works? Or, do I find the next-best option for LMDE4 based on the desktop and try that application first.
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Re: Choosing software

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thito01 wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 5:43 pm
It is my understanding that I should first look for GTK+ applications. But, what is the next best option? Gnome based?
Er, no. The G in GTK+ stands for Gnome.

You can install KDE apps, and they should work. The cost is drive space for the supporting Qt libraries that are needed.
It's pronounced kad-eye-cha, not kada-itcha.

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Kadaitcha Man wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:25 am
Er, no. The G in GTK+ stands for Gnome.
It actually stands for GIMP.
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Re: Choosing software

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smurphos wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:46 am
Kadaitcha Man wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:25 am
Er, no. The G in GTK+ stands for Gnome.
It actually stands for GIMP.
lol, ok.
It's pronounced kad-eye-cha, not kada-itcha.

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