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eWeek: KDE 3.1 [Review]

Feb 11, 2003, 13:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Vendors working to parlay the server room successes of Linux into a spot on the mainstream corporate desktop (see review of SuSE Linux Office Desktop) have a powerful ally in KDE Project developers, who've been hard at work extending the performance, polish and functionality of their namesake K Desktop Environment.

"In the latest release--KDE 3.1, which became available late last month--the product has seen significant advances since its 3.0 version, which eWeek Labs reviewed last spring, and represents Linux's best hope for becoming a viable desktop contender.

"In eWeek Labs' tests, we were particularly pleased with the improvements to KDE's Konqueror Web browser and file manager application, which now includes support for tabbed browsing. Konqueror also stands to improve significantly in future releases, now that Apple Computer Inc. has selected Konqueror's KHTML rendering engine as the foundation for its Safari Web browser..."

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