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KDE 2.1.1 Info Page

KDE 2.1.1 was released on March 27, 2001. Read the official announcement.

For a list of changes since KDE 2.1, see the list of changes

For a high-level overview of the features of KDE, see the KDE info page

For a graphical tutorial on using KDE 2, see this tutorial page from Linux Mandrake

This page will be updated to reflect changes in the status of 2.1.1 so check back for new information.


See the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ and sound related questions are answered in the Arts FAQ

Download and Installation

See the links listed in the announcement. The KDE Installation FAQ provides generic instruction about installation issues.

If you want to compile from sources we offer instructions and help for common problems in the Compilation FAQ.


kdelibs 2.1.2 have been released on April 30, 2001.

Security Issues

NOTE:This section is no longer maintained. Please refer to the 2.2.2 Info page instead.

A security problem in KDEsu was fixed in the kdelibs 2.1.2 update.


Here we will provide a list of grave bugs or common pitfalls surfacing after the release date.

Please check the bug database before filing any bug reports. Also check for possible updates that might fix your problem.

Developer Info

If you need help porting your application to KDE 2.x see the porting guide or discuss your problems with fellow developers on the mailing list.

There is also info on the architecture and the programming interface of KDE 2.1.