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Kubuntu Podcast goes Open and Unplugged

On June 29, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Podcast fans will know that we were struck down with lucky show thirteen. Google Hangouts crashed out twice, and we lost the live stream. We ended up half an hour late, with no Hangouts, and a hastily make-shift YouTube live stream hooked together in record time by the #awesome Ovidiu-florin…

Kubuntu Dojo 2 – Kubuntu Ninjas

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

Want to get deeper under the hood with Kubuntu? Interested in becoming a developer? Then come and join us in the Kubuntu Dojo: Thursday 30th June 2016 – 18:00 UTC Packaging is one of the primary development tasks in a large Linux distribution project. Packaging is the essential way of…

Plasma 5.6.4 available in 16.04 Backports

On May 29, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team announces the availability of Plasma 5.6.4 on Kubuntu 16.04 though our Backports PPA. Plasma 5.6.4 Announcement: https://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.6.4.php How to get the update (in the commandline): 1. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports 2. sudo apt update 3. sudo apt full-upgrade -y Here is a great video demoing the some of…

Kubuntu Party 4 – The Gathering of Halflings

On May 27, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Come and join us for a most excellent Gathering of Halflings¬†at Kubuntu Party 4, Friday 17th June 19:00 UTC. The party theme is all about digging out those half finished projects we’ve all got lying around our Geekdoms, and fetching them along for a Show ‘n’ Tell. As ever, there…

Kubuntu Party 3

On May 9, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Friends it just keeps getting better; we are going to crack open another case of Kubuntu Geek Fun! If you’re behind the curve on Kubuntu party then this previous post will fill in the gaps. Friday 20th May 20:00 UTC, we may or may not dressing up in party frocks,…

Kubuntu Dojo – Ninja developer training

On May 9, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Want to get deeper under the hood with Kubuntu? Interested in becoming a developer? Then come and join us in the Kubuntu Dojo: Thursday 26th May 2016 – 18:00 UTC Packaging is one of the primary development tasks in a large Linux distribution project. Packaging is the essential way of…

Kubuntu 16.04 LTS Release Anouncement

The Kubuntu team is excited and delighted to announce the release of Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. This is the first release from the team since we became a completely volunteer group, just after the release of 15.10. Delivering an Long-Term Release (LTS) release is a superb achievement, and testimony to…

Party 2 in Review

On April 17, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Last night (Friday 15th April, 19:00 UTC) we held the second of our Kubuntu packaging parties. Using the new conference server provided by BigBlueButton (BBB), things worked like a dream. Our last party was difficult to orchestrate as we were operating across multiple channels. Internet Relay Chat, Mumble voice server,…

Kubuntu 16.04 LTS Beta 2

We are preparing Kubuntu Xenial Xerus (16.04 LTS) for distribution on April 21, 2016. With this Beta 2 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next stable version. We would love to get some testing by our users. Plasma 5, the next generation of…

Kubuntu Party 2

On March 18, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Friends it was such fun, we are going to DARE to do it again ! If you’re behind the curve on Kubuntu party then this previous post will fill in the gaps. Friday 15th April 20:00 UTC, we will !be dressing up in party frocks and pressing the “Big Blue…