News and Announcements

KDE 4.2.4 moved from PPA to jaunty-backports

KDE 4.2.4 is now in jaunty-backports and will be removed from the PPA shortly. Even if you have the PPA packages, please upgrade to the versions in jaunty-backports. There are several security fixes included in jaunty-backports that were not in the PPA packages. Backports is not enabled by default, but is included in the standard /etc/apt/sources.list. You may need to enable it. The repository you want to enable looks like: deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-backports main restricted universe multiverse

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.

KOffice 2.1 Beta 2

KOffice 2.1 Beta 2 packages are now available from the Kubuntu Beta Backports PPA.

Users of our latest development release, Karmic, can install it from the following repository:

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

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

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

Kubuntu Karmic Alpha 5

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

KDE 4.3.1 Update Available

KDE 4.3.1 has been released.

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

KOffice 2.1 Beta 1 now available

KOffice 2.1 Beta 1 packages are now available from the Kubuntu Beta Backports PPA.

Users of our latest development release, Karmic, can install it from the following repository:

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

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

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

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.

KDE 4.3 released

KDE 4.3 packages are now available.

To see what's new, see the release announcement

Users of our latest development release, Karmic, can upgrade to the latest packages. Note: The last few parts are still building and will be available in a few hours.

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 4.3 RC 3

KDE 4.3 RC 3 has been released.

Users of our latest development release, Karmic, 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

It is strongly recommended that you verify the integrity of these packages by installing the archive's GPG key. You may do this by following the instructions on this page.

Then refresh and do a full upgrade.

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.