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Kubuntu 17.04 Beta 2 released for testers

On March 23, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Today the Kubuntu team is happy to announce that Kubuntu Zesty Zapus (17.04) Beta 2 is released . With this Beta 2 pre-release, you can see and test what we are preparing for 17.04, which we will be releasing April 13, 2017.   NOTE: This is Beta 2 Release. Kubuntu…

Kubuntu has a new member: Darin Miller

On March 18, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Today at 15:58 UTC the Kubuntu Council approved Darin Miller’s application for becoming a Kubuntu Member. Darin has been coming to the development channel and taking part in the informal developer meetings on Big Blue Button for a while now, helping out were he can with the packaging and continuous…

Kubuntu Podcast 21

On March 13, 2017, Posted by , In News,Podcast, By , With No Comments

Show Audio Feeds MP3: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-mp3 OGG: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-ogg Pocket Casts links OGG MP3 Show Hosts Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan blog: http://ovidiu.geekaliens.com Rick Timmis G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+RickTimmis Blog: http://sickrimmit.blogspot.co.uk/ Aaron Honeycutt (Video/Audio Podcast Production) G+: https://plus.google.com/+AaronHoneycutt blog: http://usefoss.com/ Intro What have we (the hosts) been doing ? Aaron Buying a lot of USB Type C…

Kubuntu 17.04 Beta 1 released for testers

On February 24, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Today the Kubuntu team is happy to announce that Kubuntu Zesty Zapus (17.04) Beta 1 is released . With this Beta 1 pre-release, you can see and test what we are preparing for 17.04, which we will be releasing in April. NOTE: This is Beta 1 Release. Kubuntu Beta Releases…

Kubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Update Available

On February 17, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The second point release update to our LTS release 16.04 is out now. This contains all the bugfixes added to 16.04 since its first release in April. Users of 16.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bugfixes. In addition, we suggest adding the Backports PPA to update…

Kubuntu 17.04 Alpha 2 released for testers

On January 28, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Today the Kubuntu team is happy to announce that Kubuntu Zesty Zapus (17.04) is released today. With this Alpha 2 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for 17.04, which we will be releasing in April. NOTE: This is Alpha 2 Release. Kubuntu Alpha Releases are…

Kubuntu Podcast #20 – Pootle, Second Life and Ubuntu-Make

On January 11, 2017, Posted by , In News,Podcast, By , , With No Comments

Show Audio Feeds MP3: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-mp3 OGG: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-ogg Pocket Casts links OGG MP3 Show Hosts Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan blog: http://ovidiu.geekaliens.com Rick Timmis G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+RickTimmis Blog: http://sickrimmit.blogspot.co.uk/ Aaron Honeycutt (Video/Audio Podcast Production) G+: https://plus.google.com/+AaronHoneycutt blog: http://usefoss.com/ Intro What have we (the hosts) been doing ? Aaron Playing with the Amazon Echo Dot Playing…

Plasma 5.8.5 bugfix release in Xenial and Yakkety Backports now

On January 5, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Plasma 5.8.5 brings bug-fixes and translations from the month of December, thanks to the hard work of the Plasma team and the KDE Translation team. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports Instructions on how to manage PPAs and…

Plasma 5.8.4 and KDE Frameworks 5.2.8 now available in Backports for Kubuntu 16.04 and 16.10

On December 23, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team announces the availability of Plasma 5.8.4 and KDE Frameworks 5.2.8 on Kubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) and 16.10 (Yakkety) though our Backports PPA. Plasma 5.8.4 Announcement: https://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.8.4.php How to get the update (in the commandline): sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade -y If you have been…

Kubuntu and Linux Mint doing Plasma 5.8 testing

On December 11, 2016, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , With No Comments

Since Linux Mint 18 KDE uses the Kubuntu Backports we both thought it would be very productive if we asked both our users to help test our work, bring Plasma 5.8 to both Xenial and Yakkety. This update will also bring updated Frameworks 5.28 and Applications 16.04.3 so your favorite…