News and Announcements

KDE 4.1.4 for Intrepid

KDE 4.1.4 has now moved to the Intrepid updates repository and is now recommended for all Intrepid users. The intrepid-updates is enabled by default on Kubuntu Intrepid installs.

Congratulations Debian!

A big congratulations from the Kubuntu team to Debian on their release of lenny. And at the same time, a big thanks to the Debian KDE Team for their great work and collaboration.

"Every Debian developer is also an Ubuntu developer, because one way to contribute to Ubuntu is to contribute to Debian." — Mark Shuttleworth

Kubuntu Jaunty Alpha 4 Released

The fourth alpha release for Kubuntu Jaunty is available now for early testers. See the release notes for more information or download it directly.

KDE 4.2 Released

KDE 4.2 has been released. Jaunty (current development release) users can do a full upgrade to get the latest packages. Packages for 8.10 (Intrepid) are in intrepid-backports.

KDE 4.1.4

The latest KDE 4 update 4.1.4 is compiling now in the proposed updates section of Kubuntu 8.10.

To install it enable Pre-released Updates in Adept, then under Changes click on Upgrade and Apply.

KDE 4.2 RC1 released

KDE 4.2 Release Candidate 1 has been released and packages are available for Kubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty". Packages for Kubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" are compiling and will be available shortly, check back soon if they are not all available when you read this. Read more for details.

Amarok 2.0.1.1 Released

The first update to the 2.0 series of Amarok has arrived. This release brings with it several new features and small enhancements, including queuing, playlist search and filtering as well as "stop after current track" functionality. You can read the details of the release here, or click on the story heading for installation instructions.

Kubuntu Jaunty Alpha 2 Available

The second alpha release for Kubuntu Jaunty is available now for early testers. See the release notes for more information or download it directly.

KDE 4.2 Beta 2

KDE 4.2 Beta 2 has been released and packages are available for Kubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" and 9.04 "Jaunty". Read more for details.

Amarok 2.0 released

Two years in the making, the future of computer-managed music is here! Giving you a new way to interact with you music, the Amarok team have redesigned your favorite media play from the ground up to allow you to interact with your music in exciting, new ways only made possible by the technologies KDE4 has to offer. You can read the details of the release here.