News and Announcements

Amarok, KOffice, KDevelop Beta Packages Updates

Several applications have made beta releases and packages are available for Kubuntu for anyone wanting to test and give feedback to their developers.

Amarok 2.3.1 Beta is available for Kubuntu 9.10 while Amarok, KOffice 2.2 Beta and KDevelop 3.10.2 are available for Kubuntu 10.04.

To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:
ppa:kubuntu-ppa/beta

Kubuntu 10.04 LTS Beta 2 Available for Testing

Kubuntu 10.04 LTS Beta 2 is out for testers, featuring our all new logo. 10.04 will be the first LTS to feature version 4 of the KDE Software Compilation, so we need lots of eyeballs to find the remaining bugs. Find out what is new on our Beta 2 overview page or jump straight to the download or 9.10 upgrade pages.

KDE SC 4.4.2 Packages Available

Packages for the release of the KDE Software Compilation 4.4.2 are available.

Users of the Lucid development release can upgrade to the newest packages.

Users of our stable 9.10 release can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA.

To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list:
ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports

Thanks to Lex, neversfelde and rgreening for this release.

Kubuntu 10.04 LTS Beta 1 Available for Testing

Kubuntu 10.04 LTS Beta 1 is out for testers. 10.04 will be the first LTS to feature version 4 of the KDE Software Compilation, so we need lots of eyeballs to find the remaining bugs. Find out what is new on our Beta 1 overview page or jump straight to the download or 9.10 upgrade pages.

Amarok 2.3.0 Rocks Your Music

Amarok 2.3.0 is out.

9.10

Users of our stable 9.10 release (karmic) can get packages from our Backports PPA. This will also install KDE 4.4.1. To update, follow the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports then install or upgrade amarok

Lucid

Users of our latest development release, Lucid, can get packages from our Experimental PPA.

KDevelop 4 Beta 9 Released

KDevelop 4 Beta 9 is out. Users of our latest development release, Lucid, can get packages from our Beta PPA. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/beta then install kdevelop

KDE SC 4.4.1 Packages Available

Packages for the release of the KDE Software Compilation 4.4.1 are available. Users of the Lucid development release can upgrade to the newest packages. Users of our stable 9.10 release can install it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports

Lucid Alpha 3 Released

The third alpha release of Kubuntu Lucid has been released. KDE, Amarok and much more have received upgrades in this version. See our release page for where to get it, new features and notable problems.

Amarok 2.3 Beta

Amarok 2.3 Beta 1 is out. Users of our latest development release, Lucid, can upgrade to the latest packages. Users of our stable 9.10 release can install it from the Kubuntu Beta Backports PPA. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/beta