ZDNet: Kopernicus: Linux made easy
Oct 25, 2000, 00:16 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"The K Desktop Environment (KDE) 2.0 product -- aka
Kopernicus -- is designed to make Linux and Unix desktops easier to
"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)."