News and Announcements

Maverick Alpha 1 Released

The first alpha release of Kubuntu Maverick has been released. This alpha contains the recently announced Amarok 2.3.1 and KDE SC 4.5 beta.

KDE SC 4.4.4 Packages Available

Packages for the release of the KDE Software Compilation 4.4.4 are available.

Users of 10.04 LTS can install it from the Kubuntu Updates PPA.

To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:
ppa:kubuntu-ppa/ppa

Amarok 2.3.1 Released

Amarok 2.3.1 has been released. Users of the upcoming Kubuntu Maverick release can install it from the official Kubuntu repositories.

Users of recent releases can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA by reading the Software Repository Guide and adding the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports

KOffice 2.2 Out

KOffice 2.2 is out. Users of Kubuntu 10.04 can install it from lucid-backport, just enable "Unsupported Updates" in your software source settings and install "koffice".

Qt 4.7 Beta for Testers

If you want to try out Qt 4.7 and the interesting new world of Qt Quick ("from now on the way to make GUIs"), Kubuntu 10.04 users can try it from the experimental PPA. The Qt Creator packages there have Qt Quick designer integration.

KDE SC 4.4.3 Packages Available

Packages for the release of the KDE Software Compilation 4.4.3 are available.

Users of 10.04 LTS can install it from the Kubuntu Updates PPA.

To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:
ppa:kubuntu-ppa/ppa

KDevelop 4 Out Now

KDevelop 4 is now available in lucid-backports for users of the newly released 10.04 LTS.

Enable "Unsupported Updates" in your software repositories and install "kdevelop".

Kubuntu 10.04 LTS Here for the Long Term

Kubuntu 10.04 LTS, Here for the Long Term

The Kubuntu team is proud to introduce our latest release: 10.04 LTS, the Lucid Lynx!

This is our first Long Term Support release featuring the KDE Plasma Desktop.

Amarok, KOffice, KDevelop Beta Packages Updates

Several applications have made beta releases and packages are available for Kubuntu for anyone wanting to test and give feedback to their developers.

Amarok 2.3.1 Beta is available for Kubuntu 9.10 while Amarok, KOffice 2.2 Beta and KDevelop 3.10.2 are available for Kubuntu 10.04.

To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:
ppa:kubuntu-ppa/beta