BasKet Note Pads - an system for organizing information in KDE.
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BasKet Note Pads

Gleb Baryshev

Kelvie Wong


(From the original README by Sébastien)

This application provides as many baskets as you wish, and you can drag and drop various objects (text, URLs, images, sounds...) into its.

Objects can be edited, copied, dragged... So, you can arrange them as you want !

It's a DropDrawers clone ( for KDE 4.

Project Status

In the previous years, porting from KDE 3 to KDE 4 was generally finished. However, some features remained not ported or became broken. Currently bug fixing is under way.


As you may or may not have noticed, there isn't a user's section currently. If you are reading this, chances are, you are a developer (if I'm wrong email me ;), so most of the developers documentation will go here until we can finalize a user README after we're done porting.


If you have any questions, or would like to contribute (always welcome!) please send me an email to the development mailing list at

Developers are usually idle on #basket-devel @ freenode on IRC, and it's quite likely you'll catch one of us there Due to timezone differences, however, it's generally better to email the list.

The BasKet web site is at:


To build and install BasKet, follow these steps (this assumes you have the relevant kde4 development libraries and CMake):

mkdir build cd build cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=kde4-config --prefix .. make

make install

Or you can try your luck with the installer script: