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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 5.8.0 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 5.8.0 on Kubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) and 16.10 (Yakkety) though our Backports PPA. Plasma 5.8.4 Announcement: 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:

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…