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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>…

Plasma 5.5.3 and Frameworks 5.18.0 Backported to Kubuntu 15.10

Packages for the release of KDE’s desktop suite Plasma 5.5.3 and KDE’s Frameworks 5.18.0 are available for Kubuntu 15.10. You can get them from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. Bugs in the packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE. To update, use the Software…

Plasma 5.4.3 and Applications 15.08.3 for Kubuntu 15.10

On January 6, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Plasma 5.4.3 and Applications 15.08.3 for Kubuntu 15.10

Hello world. In the last months after the 15.10 release, developers have been very busy updating and improving our workflows and documentation which left little time for packaging. But we’re getting back on track, so here’s the missing announcement for Plasma 5.4.3 and KDE Applications 15.08.3. Many of you have…

Kubuntu Podcast #6 – Unleashing the Werewolf

On November 4, 2015, Posted by , In News,Podcast, With Comments Off on Kubuntu Podcast #6 – Unleashing the Werewolf

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 Release Party results Rick ??? Ovidiu KDE Sprint in Berlin Many new translations integrated Kubuntu News (5-15 minutes) Our Kubuntu contributor Scarlett…