Author Archives : Aaron Honeycutt

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…

Kubuntu Podcast 17

On November 2, 2016, Posted by , In Podcast, With No Comments

Show Audio Feeds MP3: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-mp3 OGG: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-ogg Pocket Casts links OGG MP3 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 (Video/Audio Podcast Production) G+: https://plus.google.com/+AaronHoneycutt blog: http://usefoss.com/ Intro What have we (the hosts) been doing ? Aaron Getting ready for Hurricane Matt in Florida…

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 Podcast 16

On October 5, 2016, Posted by , In Podcast, By , , With No Comments

Show Audio Feeds MP3: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-mp3 OGG: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-ogg Pocket Casts links OGG MP3 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 (Video/Audio Podcast Production) G+: https://plus.google.com/+AaronHoneycutt blog: http://usefoss.com/ Intro What have we (the hosts) been doing ? Aaron Working on system76 docs Move to laptop…

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…

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…

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 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 15.10 Beta 2

On September 25, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Kubuntu 15.10 Beta 2

Today we’re releasing Beta 2 of 15.10! Let’s get to it testers and early adopters!   Changes include: Firefox 41 LibreOffice 5 KDE Applications 15.08 Beta 2 Release Notes: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/Beta2/Kubuntu Get disk image from here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/15.10/beta-2/

New Kubuntu Council members

On September 10, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on New Kubuntu Council members

Following the departure of a few Kubuntu Council members Philip (yofel) launched a new election for people to fill the chairs left on the council. The results of that election[1] are three brand new members! Welcome in myself (Aaron Honeycutt/ahoneybun), Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan(ovidiu-florin), Clay Weber(claydoh). [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kubuntu-devel/2015-September/009924.html