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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…

Kubuntu and Linux Mint doing Plasma 5.8 testing

On December 11, 2016, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , With No Comments

Since Linux Mint 18 KDE uses the Kubuntu Backports we both thought it would be very productive if we asked both our users to help test our work, bring Plasma 5.8 to both Xenial and Yakkety. This update will also bring updated Frameworks 5.28 and Applications 16.04.3 so your favorite…

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 16.10 Released!

  We, the Kubuntu Team are very happy to announce that Kubuntu 16.10 is finally here! After 6 months of hard but fun work we have a bright new release for you all! We packaged some great updates from the KDE Community such as: – Plasma 5.7.5 – Applications 16.04.3…

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

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…