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Plasma 5.5.3 and Frameworks 5.18.0 Backported to Kubuntu 15.10

Packages for the release of KDE’s desktop suite Plasma 5.5.3 and KDE’s Frameworks 5.18.0 are available for Kubuntu 15.10. You can get them from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. Bugs in the packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. To update, use the Software…

Plasma 5.4.3 and Applications 15.08.3 for Kubuntu 15.10

On January 6, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Plasma 5.4.3 and Applications 15.08.3 for Kubuntu 15.10

Hello world. In the last months after the 15.10 release, developers have been very busy updating and improving our workflows and documentation which left little time for packaging. But we’re getting back on track, so here’s the missing announcement for Plasma 5.4.3 and KDE Applications 15.08.3. Many of you have…

Jonathan Riddell Stands Down as Release Manager of Kubuntu

On October 23, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Jonathan Riddell Stands Down as Release Manager of Kubuntu

With 15.10 successfully released we’re sorry to announce that Jonathan Riddell, the founder of Kubuntu, has decided to step down as release manager. “Making Kubuntu over the last 10 years has been a fantastic journey. Even since I first heard about a spaceman making a Linux distro using Debian but…

Kubuntu 15.10

On October 22, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Kubuntu 15.10

Kubuntu 15.10 is available for upgrade or install. Getting Kubuntu 15.10 Upgrading from 15.04 Download a Disk Image To upgrade to Kubuntu 15.10 run Muon Update Manager and update your current system, then click on Upgrade. Full instructions to upgrade from 15.04. Download a bootable image and put it onto…

Kubuntu 15.10 Beta 2

On September 25, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Kubuntu 15.10 Beta 2

Today we’re releasing Beta 2 of 15.10! Let’s get to it testers and early adopters!   Changes include: Firefox 41 LibreOffice 5 KDE Applications 15.08 Beta 2 Release Notes: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/Beta2/Kubuntu Get disk image from here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/15.10/beta-2/

New Kubuntu Council members

On September 10, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on New Kubuntu Council members

Following the departure of a few Kubuntu Council members Philip (yofel) launched a new election for people to fill the chairs left on the council. The results of that election[1] are three brand new members! Welcome in myself (Aaron Honeycutt/ahoneybun), Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan(ovidiu-florin), Clay Weber(claydoh). [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kubuntu-devel/2015-September/009924.html

Kubuntu Site Revamped

On August 31, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Kubuntu Site Revamped

With the move to Plasma 5, updating the Kubuntu website seemed timely. Many people have contributed, including Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan, Aaron Honeycutt, Marcin Sągol and many others. We want to show off the beauty of Plasma 5, as well as allow easy access for Kubuntu users to the latest news, downloads,…

Kubuntu Wily Beta 1

The first Beta of Wily (to become 15.10) has now been released! The Beta-1 images can be downloaded from: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/wily/beta-1/ More information on Kubuntu Beta-1 can be found here: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/WilyWerewolf/Beta1/Kubuntu

Plasma 5.3.2 and Frameworks 5.12.0 Backported to Kubuntu 15.04

On August 10, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Packages for the release of KDE’s desktop suite Plasma 5.3.2 and KDE’s Frameworks 5.12.0 are available for Kubuntu 15.04. You can get them from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. Bugs in the packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. To update, use the Software…

Kubuntu 14.04 LTS Update Out

On August 6, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS Update Out

The third update to our LTS release 14.04 is out now. This contains all the bug fixes added to 14.04 since its first release in April 2014. Users of 14.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bug fixes. See the 14.04.3 release announcement. Download 14.04.3 images.