News and Announcements

Plasma and KDE Applications Beta for Testing

Early testers can find Plasma and KDE Applications beta 2 (4.7.90) in the Beta PPA for 11.10 and in the main archive for our development release. Bugs in the packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:
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KDE Platform, Workspaces and Applications Updates for 11.10

The previously announced KDE Platform, Workspaces and Applications 4.7.3 updates have completed QA testing and have been released to all users in the oneiric-updates repository. Packages for the release of the KDE Platform, Workspaces and Applications 4.7.4 are available for Kubuntu 11.10. Users of 11.10 can get it from the Kubuntu Updates PPA until the packages are available in the official repositories.
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KDE Platform, Workspaces and Applications 4.7.3

Packages for the release of the KDE Platform, Workspaces and Applications 4.7.3 are available for Kubuntu 11.10 and precise. Users of 11.10 can get it from the Kubuntu Updates PPA until the packages are available in the official repositories.
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Kubuntu 11.10

We are proud to announce the release of Kubuntu 11.10, the Oneiric Ocelot: the latest release of our friendly OS, built on Ubuntu's core, polished with KDE’s applications and workspaces.

KDE Platform, Workspaces and Applications 4.7.2

Packages for the release of the KDE Platform, Workspaces and Applications 4.7.2 are available for Kubuntu oneiric. You can get it from the Kubuntu Updates PPA until the packages are available in the official repositories. Packages for 11.04 will follow soon. Bugs in the packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE.
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KDE SC 4.6.5 released to natty-updates

The final KDE SC 4.6.x series maintenance update, 4.6.5, has completed our QA process and been released to natty-updates. It will be coming soon to a mirror near you. This release brings no design or feature changes. It is a pure bug-fix update from the KDE SC people are already experiencing in 11.04. Note: Due to late release, the kdepim suite was not updated to 4.6 for the 11.04 release. This has not changed and these packages are not included in this update.
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Amarok 2.4.3 "Berlin" Released

Amarok 2.4.3Packages for the release of Amarok 2.4.3 are available for Kubuntu 11.04 and Oneiric. Bugs in packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. Users of 11.04 can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA.

KDE Framework, Applications and Workspace 4.7.1

Packages for the release of the KDE Software Compilation 4.7.1 are available for Kubuntu 11.04. Packages for oneiric have been available for a while, but the backports for 11.04 took longer than expected, we apologise for the delay. Bugs in packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. Users of 11.04 can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA.
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Kubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 Released

We’re preparing to release Kubuntu 11.10, the Oneiric Ocelot, in October 2011. With this beta pre-release, you can see where we are with our bug fixing and polishing of the official release. Read here for feature highlights and documentation of known issues.

NOTE: This is an beta pre-release.

Kubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 Released

Work towards next month's planned release of Kubuntu 11.10 reached another milestone today with the release of Kubuntu 11.10 Beta 1. The standard Kubuntu KDE Plasma workspaces for desktops and netbooks and associated applications are largely feature complete. More details and download information may be found here.