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Kubuntu 17.04 Beta 1 released for testers

On February 24, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Today the Kubuntu team is happy to announce that Kubuntu Zesty Zapus (17.04) Beta 1 is released . With this Beta 1 pre-release, you can see and test what we are preparing for 17.04, which we will be releasing in April. NOTE: This is Beta 1 Release. Kubuntu Beta Releases…

Kubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Update Available

On February 17, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The second 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. In addition, we suggest adding the Backports PPA to update…

Kubuntu 17.04 Alpha 2 released for testers

On January 28, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Today the Kubuntu team is happy to announce that Kubuntu Zesty Zapus (17.04) is released today. With this Alpha 2 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for 17.04, which we will be releasing in April. NOTE: This is Alpha 2 Release. Kubuntu Alpha Releases are…

Plasma 5.8.5 bugfix release in Xenial and Yakkety Backports now

On January 5, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Plasma 5.8.5 brings bug-fixes and translations from the month of December, thanks to the hard work of the Plasma team and the KDE Translation team. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports Instructions on how to manage PPAs and…

Plasma 5.8.4 and KDE Frameworks 5.2.8 now available in Backports for Kubuntu 16.04 and 16.10

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

The Kubuntu Team announces the availability of Plasma 5.8.4 and KDE Frameworks 5.2.8 on Kubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) and 16.10 (Yakkety) though our Backports PPA. Plasma 5.8.4 Announcement: https://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.8.4.php How to get the update (in the commandline): sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade -y If you have been…

Welcome new Kubuntu Members

On November 20, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Friday November 18 was a productive day for the Kubuntu Community, as three new people were questioned and then elected into Membership. Welcome Simon Quigley, José Manuel Santamaría, and Walter Lapchynski as they package, work on our tooling, promote Kubuntu and help users. Read more about Kubuntu Membership here: https://community.kde.org/Kubuntu/Membership

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. Warning: 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS upgrades are problematic, and…