The K Desktop Environment rolled out a new version of the Linux graphical desktop application KDE this week that adds features such as a full-featured browser and file manager.
KDE 2.0, code-named Kopernicus, also adds standards compliance to its Konqueror Web browser and Koffice integrated desktop productivity suite. It also includes easier configurability and a new help system, as well as development tools.
Kopernicus also includes the KDE libraries, an improved desktop environment, the KOffice suite, as well as over 100 applications such as games, network, personal information management.
Caldera Systems Inc., SuSE AG, Mandrakesoft Inc. and Corel Corp. have all announced support for KDE 2.0 in their Linux distributions.
KDE 2.0 is available for free under an Open Source license and can be downloaded from www.kde.org