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New Kubuntu Plasma 5 Flavour in Testing

Kubuntu Plasma 5 ISOs have started being built. These are early development builds of what should be a Tech Preview with our 14.10 release in October. Plasma 5 should be the default desktop in a future release.

Bugs in the packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE.

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Kubuntu 14.04 LTSUpdate Out

The first update to our LTS release 14.04 is out now. This contains all the bugfixes added to 14.04 since its first release in April. Users of 14.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bufixes.

See the 14.04.1 release announcement.

Download 14.04.1 images.

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KDE Applications and Development Platform 4.13.2

Packages for the release of KDE SC 4.13.2 are available for Kubuntu 12.04LTS, 13.10 and our development release. 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 Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:

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KDE Applications and Development Platform 4.13.2

Packages for the release of KDE SC 4.13.2 are available for Kubuntu 12.04LTS, 13.10 and our development release. 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 Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:

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KDE Applications and Development Platform 4.13

Packages for the release of KDE SC 4.13 are available for Kubuntu 12.04LTS, 13.10 and our development release. You can get them from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. It includes an update of Plasma Desktop to 4.11.8.

Bugs in the packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE.

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Calligra 2.8.1 is Out

Packages for the release of KDE's document suite Calligra 2.8.1 are available for Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and 13.10. You can get it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA (alongside KDE SC 4.13). They are also in our development release.

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Kubuntu 14.04 LTS

Welcome to Kubuntu 14.04 LTS, a brand new Long Term Supported version with the latest KDE software to enjoy.

Long Term Support means bugfixes and security updates will be added for the next 5 years, so you can be safe to use it until 2019. New releases of important KDE Software will also be available from the Kubuntu Updates and Kubuntu Backports PPAs.

Kubuntu 14.04 LTS Beta 2

Trusty Beta 2, now based on KDE SC 4.13 beta, is available for testing. Go straight to the download page or read up on what's new in the release announcement.
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Ladies Polo Shirts Now in Kubuntu Merchandise Shop

The Kubuntu Merchandise shop which sells a range of classy polo shirts has been restocked. By popular request it now features a range of ladies fit polo shirts.
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Calligra 2.8 is Out

Packages for the release of KDE's document suite Calligra 2.8 are available for Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and 13.10. You can get it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA (alongside KDE SC 4.12). They are also in our development release.

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