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Kubuntu Vivid Beta 1

The first Beta of Vivid (to become 15.04) has now been released!

The Beta-1 images can be downloaded from: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/vivid/beta-1/

More information on Kubuntu Beta-1 can be found here: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/VividVervet/Beta1/Kubuntu
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Kubuntu 14.04 LTS Update Out

The second 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. Users of 14.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bug fixes.

See the 14.04.2 release announcement.

Download 14.04.2 images.

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Plasma 5.2 Released

Packages for the release of Plasma 5.2 are available for Kubuntu Plasma5 14.10 and our development release. You can get them from the Kubuntu Next Backports PPA for 14.10, users of the development release will get it as a regular update.

The 14.10 packages include updates to Qt 5.4 which will remove any Unity packages.

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Kubuntu Vivid Alpha 2

The second Alpha of Vivid (to become 15.04) has now been released!

The Alpha-2 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/vivid/alpha-2/

More information on Kubuntu Alpha-2 can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/VividVervet/Alpha2/Kubuntu
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Kubuntu Vivid Alpha 1

"How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?" - Guybrush Threepwood, Monkey Island

The first Alpha of Vivid (to become 15.04) has now been released!

The Alpha-1 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/vivid/alpha-1/

More information on Kubuntu Alpha-1 can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/VividVervet/Alpha1/Kubuntu

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Calligra 2.8.7 is Out

Packages for the release of KDE's document suite Calligra 2.8.7 are available for Kubuntu 14.10. You can get it from the Kubuntu Updates PPA. They are also in our development version Vivid.

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

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KDE Telepathy Instant Messenger 0.9 for 14.10

Our instant messaging application KDE Telepathy 0.9.0 has been released. Packages are avaialble for Kubuntu 14.10 and our development version Vivid.

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

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Kubuntu Shirts are Back

Kubuntu T-shirts and Polo Shirts are available again. This time our supplier is HelloTux who are working with the Hungarian Ubuntu LoCo. $3 from each shirt goes to Kubuntu and $1.5 to the Hungarian LoCo team.
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Kubuntu 14.10

Kubuntu 14.10 is available for upgrade or install. It comes in two flavours, the stable Plasma 4 running the desktop we know from previous releases, and a tech preview of the next generation Plasma 5 for early adopters.

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KDE Applications and Development Platform 4.14.2

Packages for the release of KDE SC 4.14.2 are available for Kubuntu 14.04LTS and our development release. You can get them from the Kubuntu Backports PPA, and the Kubuntu Utopic Updates PPA

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

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