Kate-22.08.0

Introduction to Kate

The Kate package contains an advanced KF5 based graphical text editor.

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Package Information

Kate Dependencies

Required

KDE Frameworks-5.97.0

Optional

libgit2

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/kate5

Installation of Kate

Install Kate by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=$KF5_PREFIX  \
      -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release          \
      -DBUILD_TESTING=OFF                 \
      -Wno-dev .. &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: kate and kwrite
Installed Libraries: Several plugins under $KF5_PREFIX/lib/plugins
Installed Directories: $KF5_PREFIX/lib/plugins/ktexteditor, $KF5_PREFIX/lib/plugins/plasma/dataengine, $KF5_PREFIX/share/doc/HTML/*/{kate,katepart,kwrite}, $KF5_PREFIX/share/{kateproject,katexmltools}, and $KF5_PREFIX/share/plasma/plasmoids/org.kde.plasma.katesessions

Short Descriptions

kate

is an advanced text editor for kde

kwrite

is a text editor for KDE, that is a light version of kate