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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 HalflingsĀ 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…

A Big Blue Button

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We had a really amazing turn out to the Kubuntu Packaging Party, and we had lots of Fun ! We quickly realised that the number of people, had blown past the limits of some of the channels set up for folks to join the party. Despite a valiant effort by…

Kubuntu Packaging Party

On March 4, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

That’s right friends, we’re going to have a Kubuntu Packaging Party.. and everyone is invited. Friday 11th March at 20:00 UTC. Kubuntu members, the Kubuntu Podcast team and members of the Kubuntu community are coming together to party online. The theme is packaging, but that is only the beginning of…

Kubuntu has a new member: Clive Johnston

On February 16, 2016, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Today at 9:35PM UTC the Kubuntu Council approved Clive Johnston’s application for becoming a Kubuntu Member. Clive has been around for a while now, helping Scarlett and Philip with the packaging and continuous integration, and his efforts have already made a huge difference. Here’s a snippet of his interview: <ovidiu-florin>…