KOffice 2.1 Beta 1 packages are now available from the Kubuntu Beta Backports PPA.
Users of our latest development release, Karmic, can install it from the following repository:
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/beta/ubuntu karmic main
Users of our stable 9.04 release can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA.
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/beta/ubuntu jaunty main
It is strongly recommended that you verify the integrity of these packages by installing the archive's GPG key. You may do this by following the instructions on this page.