Kubuntu Releases

Kubuntu Lucid Alpha 1 Out

The first alpha for our next release is available. This is a very early pre-release. It comes full of bugs and is to be used only by the most adventurous.

Kubuntu 9.10: Stable, Social and Beautiful

Welcome to Kubuntu 9.10

Kubuntu is built with the latest KDE desktop on top of a solid Ubuntu core. We believe this combination delivers a fantastic all-round home desktop experience. Our selection of tools and applications will provide you with all that you need for most of your tasks, with many more available just a few clicks away! Whether browsing the web, playing your music, composing an e-mail or connecting with your friends on social networks, Kubuntu 9.10 brings you an innovative and attractive platform for all your desktop needs. Read on for information on how to get Kubuntu and what is new in Karmic.

Installing 9.10

See Graphical Install for help on installing and Installation From USB Stick for help on installing Kubuntu Netbook.

What's New and Improved Since Kubuntu 9.04

The Karmic Koala brings with it a better integrated and more stable desktop, as well as many new features. There have been updates to many common applications as well as bug fixes to some of those annoyances you may or may not have run into. 9.10 adds a whole new version of Kubuntu especially for Netbooks revealing a user interface more suited to small screens.

Kubuntu Karmic Alpha 6

The sixth alpha for Kubuntu Karmic has been released. This release contains some notable changes to the boot system and should be treated with caution. See the release notes for more information and where to download.

Kubuntu Karmic Alpha 5

The fifth alpha for Kubuntu Karmic has been released. See the release notes for more information and where to download.

Kubuntu Karmic Alpha 4

The fouth alpha for Kubuntu Karmic has been released. This release features new installer bling and a message indicator. See the release notes for more information and where to download.

Kubuntu Karmic Alpha 3

Kubuntu Karmic Alpha 3 has been released for testing. This is the first release to feature a netbook install image. See the technical overview for what else is new and where to get it.

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.
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