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ZDNet: Kopernicus: Linux made easy

Oct 25, 2000, 00:16 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)

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"The K Desktop Environment (KDE) 2.0 product -- aka Kopernicus -- is designed to make Linux and Unix desktops easier to use."

"KDE Team officials, in a news release issued Monday, said that the hundreds of open-source developers who worked on Kopernicus basically re-engineered the KDE 1 environment."

"Kopernicus includes the Konqueror Web browser and file manager; the first release of KOffice, an integrated office suite; KParts component object tools; and other elements aimed at both developers and end users. Kopernicus also includes more than 100 applications for games, graphics, administration, and utilities."

"KOffice consists of a spreadsheet application (KSpread), a vector drawing application (KIllustrator), a frame-based word-processing application (KWord), a presentation program (KPresenter), and a chart and diagram application (KChart)."

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