News and Announcements

KDevelop 4.1 RC and KOffice 2.3 Beta 1 Packaged

Packages for the release of the KDevelop 4.1 RC1 and KOffice 2.3 Beta 2 are now available for Kubuntu 10.10. Bugs in packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. Users of 10.10 Release Candidate can install it from the Kubuntu Beta Backports PPA.

KDE Release Day 4.5.2

Packages for the release of the KDE Software Compilation 4.5.2 are available for Kubuntu 10.10. Bugs in packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. Users of 10.10 Release Candidate can install it from the Kubuntu Updates PPA.
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Kubuntu 10.10 Release Candidate

The Release Candidate of Kubuntu 10.10 is available now for one last round of testing. 10.10 RC features a joint image for Desktop and Netbook, a new Mobile variant, a new application focused package manager and much more. Do let us know how it works for you.
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Amarok 2.3.2 In Backports PPA

Packages for the release of the Amarok 2.3.2 are available. Bugs in packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. Users of 10.04 LTS can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA along with KDE Platform 4.5.1. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:

Packages Available for KDE Platform, Plasma and Applications 4.5.1

Packages for the release of the KDE Software Compilation 4.5.1 are available. Bugs in packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. Users of 10.04 LTS can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:

Kubuntu Maverick Meerkat 10.10 Beta Released

The beta of 10.10 is available now for download and upgrade by testers.

Kubuntu will release version 10.10, the Maverick Meerkat, in October 2010. With this Beta pre-release, we are introducing some new and interesting things in preparation for the next official version of Kubuntu.

Kubuntu and Kubuntu Netbook 10.04.1

Both Kubuntu and Kubuntu Netbook Remix are now updated to 10.04.1. These new ISO images are updated to include all the post-release fixes delivered since Kubuntu and Kubuntu Netbook Remix were released. This release includes updated desktop installation CDs for the i386 and amd64 architectures and an updated ISO image for USB installs for netbooks.

New Amarok Beta

Top music player Amarok has a new beta release out for testing. This is beta software so expect bugs. Bugs in packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. Users of 10.04 LTS or Maverick can install it from the Kubuntu Beta PPA.

Packages Available for KDE Platform, Plasma and Applications 4.5.0

Packages for the release of the KDE Software Compilation 4.5.0 are available.

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

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

Maverick Alpha 3 Out

The third alpha of Maverick Meerkat has been released. This contains a release candidate version of KDE Platform and Plasma 4.5. Other highlights of Alpha 3 include:
  • Dragon continues on as the default video player
  • Message Indicator support is enabled by default for Kopete and Quassel
  • Qt was updated to the current 4.7 beta release
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