ROSA company is glad to announce ROSA Enterprise Desktop X2 — new version of operating system for enterprise use. The distribution includes software for all common tasks: office suite, Internet browser, E-mail and IM clients, audio and video viewers and editors and a lot of other programs. The distribution is based on ROSA Desktop Fresh KDE but provides additional stability guarantees — all updates except fixes for crucial bugs and security holes are published to RED repositories only after careful testing by QA team and users of ROSA Desktop Fresh.

If you would like to buy this distribution or get ISO image for internal tests, please contact ROSA sales department. See our site for details.


Distribution Features

Installer Possibilities

Desktop Environment

RED X2 uses KDE4 (version 4.14.4) desktop environment with some brand-name ROSA addons:

User-Level Software

To get the list of all available software, just launch the Rpmdrake program (aka «Install and remove software»).

Graphical Subsystem

System Software

System Requirements

Minimal recommended RAM:

We recommend to use at least 20 Gb of hard drive space for the root partition of the installed system.

Additional Repositories

Unlike ROSA Desktop Fresh, repositories of ROSA Enterprise Desktop doesn’t contain packages maintained by community. However, if you didn’t find a package in ROSA Enterprise Desktop repositories, you may take a look at Contrib repositories of ROSA Desktop Fresh. If it contains some software that you would like to see in ROSA Enterprise Desktop, please make developers know about that.

You can add Contrib repositories of ROSA Desktop Fresh directly in ROSA Enterprise Desktop by means of command launched in command line.

For 32 bit platforms:

urpmi.addmedia contrib
urpmi.addmedia contrib_updates --updates

For 64 bit platforms:

urpmi.addmedia contrib
urpmi.addmedia contrib_updates --updates

But remember that packages from Contrib are not officially supported and we don’t guarantee in-time updates and fixes for them.

Life Time

RED X2 is planned to be maintained by 5 years. During the first 2 years, the distribution will be get new versions of all software included in it. In 2 years we are planning to release the new version of ROSA Enterprise Desktop, but for the next three years RED X2 will get fixes of critical bugs and security vulnerabilities.