News and Announcements

KDE 4.3 RC 1 Available

The release candidate is out from KDE for the upcoming 4.3.

Users of the Karmic development release can upgrade to the latest packages.

Note that these packages have a bug which causes X to die during the upgrade. The upgrade will continue and you can reboot when it is done.

Users of our stable 9.04 release can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA.

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/backports/ubuntu jaunty main

First KOffice Update, 2.0.1

KOffice 2 has received its first update in KOffice 2.0.1. Packages are available for our development Karmic version by installing koffice-kde4. Users of the stable 9.04 can install it from our Kubuntu backports archive.

KDE 4.3 Beta 2

A second beta is out from KDE for the upcoming 4.3.

Users of the Karmic development release can upgrade to the latest packages.

Users of our stable 9.04 release can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA.

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/backports/ubuntu jaunty main

Amarok 2.1 Rocks the World

Music playing application Amarok has rocked the world with their 2.1 release.


Packages are available for Kubuntu. Users of the Karmic development release can upgrade their Amarok packages. Users of our stable 9.04 release can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA.

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/backports/ubuntu jaunty main

KDE 4.2.4 Updates for Kubuntu 9.04

A new bugfix KDE release is available to update Kubuntu 9.04.

Add this repository and do a full upgrade:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main

KOffice 2 Launched

KOffice 2 has been released and packages are available for Kubuntu.

Users of our development release, Karmic, can install koffice-kde4.

If you are using the current 9.04 release add the backports Unsupported updates repository and install koffice-kde4.

KDE 4.3 Beta 1 now available

KDE 4.3 Beta 1 is now available in the Kubuntu Karmic repositories.

Packages for Jaunty are available in the Kubuntu Experimental repository. To install these, add this line to your software sources.

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/experimental/ubuntu jaunty main

Then refresh and do a full upgrade.

First Karmic Alpha Available

The first alpha CD for our next release is now available. This is at a very early stage of development so is advised for brave testers only. See the overview from Ubuntu, the announcement or just go straight to the CD download.

KDE 4.2.3 Update for Kubuntu 9.04

KDE 4.2.3 has been released and packages are available for Kubuntu 9.04.

To install it add this line to your software sources.

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main