News and Announcements

KDE Plasma and Applications 4.9

Packages for the release of KDE's Plasma and Applications 4.9 are available for Kubuntu 12.04. You can get it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. They are also in our development release.

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

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Quantal Alpha 3 Out

Alpha 3 of our development version is available for download and testing. It comes on larger 1GB images, features new applications like Calligra and KDE Telepathy and has a new install version on the ARM images.
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Calligra 2.5 RC

Packages for the release of the Calligra Suite 2.5 Release Candidate are available for Kubuntu 12.04. You can get it from the Kubuntu Beta Backports PPA (which also contains an update to the KDE SC 4.9 beta). They are also in our development release.

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

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KDE Telepathy 0.4 - Call for Testing

For the release of Kubuntu 12.10 we are thinking about switching to a different instant messaging framework named Telepathy.

With KDE Telepathy 0.4 we now have a viable testing candiate for you to try on your existing 12.04 installation.

KDE Workspace and Applications 4.9 Beta

Packages for the release of the KDE Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform 4.8.90 are available for Kubuntu 12.04. You can get it from the Kubuntu Beta Backports PPA. They are also in our development release.

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

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KDE Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform 4.8.4

Packages for the release of the KDE Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform 4.8.4 are available for Kubuntu 12.04. You can get it from the Kubuntu Updates PPA until the packages are available in the official repositories.

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

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Kubuntu on Google+

A Kubuntu fan has set up a Kubuntu Google+ page with news and comments.
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Plasma and KDE Applications 4.8.3 Updates

Packages for the May updates of the KDE Platform, Workspaces and Applications 4.8.3 are available for Kubuntu 12.04 in the official repositories. As long as the precise-updates pocket is enabled (this is the default) you should receive this release as part of your normal system updates.

Many thanks go to Jonathan Kolberg, Philip and Rohan for working on the packages!

Update: Now available in the standard updates repository. Adding a PPA is no longer necessary.
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Kubuntu Council Elections - 2012

The Kubuntu Council is a group of 6 Kubuntu Members who get to vote on membership of Kubuntu Members and occasionally other decisions regarding Kubuntu.

Half the council is nearing the end of their 2 year appointment so we need to hold elections for the open positions to the council. This could be you! If you are a Kubuntu Member and are willing to turn up to Kubuntu meetings as much as possible for the next couple of years do consider putting your name forward.

Kubuntu 12.04 LTS

The Kubuntu community is proud to announce the release of 12.04 LTS, the Precise Pangolin: the new Long Term Support version of our friendly operating system.

See the Kubuntu 12.04 LTS Release Notes for a technical description including known issues.

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