Storing, sorting, and filing with KDE’s Basket


Article from Issue 54/2005

If you tend to collect information and then forget where you put it, a

KDE tool called Basket may be just what you need. Basket is a

handy container for documents, notes, images, sounds, graphs,

spreadsheets, and other files you may want to find later.

Basket is a dream application for

hunters and gatherers who are

looking for a way of sorting

important information at the click of

your mouse. Basket acts as a virtual basket

on your Linux desktop. The Basket

application can store selected text passages

or links, but that’s not all. Basket

also provides a handy depository for

images, sound clips, your own text documents,

program launchers, and many

other things.

Basket’s developers are still doing a lot

of work on the program, so if you are

going to be using Basket, it may be

worth your while to visit the project

homepage sporadically in order to check

for the latest developments – you might

just find a new version when you visit. has

links that take you to the Basket source

code. Along with the source, you will

also find ready-to-run RPM packages for

Suse users with Suse Linux versions 9.1.

and 9.2, but users with other distributions

will need to compile the source


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