Author Archives : Aaron Honeycutt

Plasma 5.24.3 available on Kubuntu 21.10

On March 9, 2022, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Plasma 5.24.3 is now available in our backports PPA for Kubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri). The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.24.3 can be found here. To upgrade: Add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or if…

Plasma 5.24.2 available on Kubuntu 21.10

On February 23, 2022, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Plasma 5.24.2 is now available in our backports PPA for Kubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri). The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.24.2 can be found here. To upgrade: Add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or if…

Plasma 5.24 available on Kubuntu 21.10

On February 9, 2022, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Plasma 5.24 is now available in our backports PPA for Kubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri). The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.24 can be found here. To upgrade: Add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or if…

17.10 Wallpaper Contest! Call for artists

On May 3, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

For the Artful cycle, we’re trying something new for Kubuntu: a wallpaper contest! Any user can enter their own piece of artwork; you do not have to be a K/ubuntu member. Kubuntu members will be voting on the wallpaper entries. The top ten wallpapers will be on the Artful ISO….

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…