What applications do Xfce users use?

Joe Klemmer klemmerj at webtrek.com
Fri Aug 18 19:39:19 CEST 2006

On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 11:03 -0600, Matt Thompson wrote:

> The heavens stretched forth and Joe Klemmer decreed the following on or 
> about 08/18/2006 10:37 AM:

	Decreed.  I like that.  :-)

> > It's called Convert All and, just like it's name suggests, it
> > converts units of measurement to other units of measurement.  I use the
> > lbs to kg often to get a better sense of how bad my tonnage is getting.
> > At my last weigh in I was in the 260lb/118kg range.  
> C'mon, use units(1)!  Nothing better than text-based conversion.  Of 
> course, I still have to check the man page every time I want to do 
> something beyond lbs into stone, but still...

	Man, I spent more time in the man page myself than actually using the
app.  That's why I went gui for this.  I know it's like cheating but I'm

> For my other apps, it's pretty standard.  Firefox and T'bird, Oo.o for 
> MS files that lesspipe b0rks on.  The one KDE app I use a lot is Kile. 
> I haven't really found another good TeX front-end for Linux (I use 
> WinEdt on XP.)  I'm still surprised the Gnome folks don't have a 
> comparable app.

	There's an app I ran into that is for doing XML editing called
Conglomerate which is pretty slick.  I know it's not TeX/LaTeX but it's
a cool app.

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