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Kubuntu 16.10 Beta 2 is here! Test Test Test! And then more Testing

October 13 is coming up fast and we need testers for this second Beta. Betas are for regular users who want to help us test by finding issues, reporting them or helping fix them. Installing on hardware or in a VM, it’s a great way to help your favorite community-driven…

Kubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Update Out

The first 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. See the 16.04.1 release announcement. Download 16.04.1 images.

Kubuntu Podcast #14 – UbPorts interview with Marius Gripsgard

On July 20, 2016, Posted by , In News,Podcast, By ,, , With No Comments

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 blog: http://usefoss.com/ Show Schedule Intro What have we (the hosts) been doing ? Aaron Working a sponsorship out with Linode Working on uCycle  Rick #Brexit – It would be Rude Not to [talk about it] Comodo…

Plasma 5.6.5 and Frameworks 5.23 now in Backports for Kubuntu 16.04

Plasma 5.6.5 and Frameworks 5.23 have hit the Backports PPA people! Plasma 5.6.5 brings bugfixes and translations from the month of June thanks to contributors, while Frameworks 5.23 brings new fixes in KWallet, KWayland, Breeze and much more! Plasma: https://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.6.5.php Frameworks: https://www.kde.org/announcements/kde-frameworks-5.23.0.php To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the…

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…