Author Archives : Marco Parillo

Kubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Update Available

On February 5, 2021, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The second point release update to Kubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) is out now. This contains all the bug-fixes added to 20.04 since its first release in April 2020. Users of 20.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bug-fixes. See the Ubuntu 20.04.2 Release Notes and the…

Kubuntu Groovy Gorilla (20.10) Beta Released

On October 3, 2020, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

The beta of Groovy Gorilla (to become 20.10) has now been released, and is available for download. This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Groovy Gorilla are not recommended for: Anyone needing a stable system Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues…

Kubuntu Focal Fossa (20.04 LTS) Beta Released

On April 3, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The beta of Focal Fossa (to become 20.04 LTS) has now been released, and is available for download. User of Kubuntu, Ubuntu, and other flavours are invited to take part in #UbuntuTestingWeek. This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Focal Fossa are not recommended…

Kubuntu 19.04 reaches end of life

On January 12, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo was released on April 18, 2019 with 9 months support. As of January 23, 2020, 19.04 reaches ‘end of life’. No more package updates will be accepted to 19.04, and it will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks. The official end of life announcement…

Plasma 5.17 for Kubuntu 19.10 available in Backports PPA

On October 23, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Plasma 5.17.1, is now available in our backports PPA for Kubuntu 19.10. The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.17 can be found here To upgrade: Add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or if it is…

Plasma 5.15.90 (Plasma 5.16 Beta) Available for Testing

On May 18, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 19.04, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our daily development builds? We currently have Plasma 5.15.90 (Plasma 5.16 Beta)  available in our Beta PPA for Kubuntu 19.04, and in our 19.10 development release daily live ISO images. For 19.04 Disco Dingo, add the PPA…

Kubuntu 19.04 is released today

On April 18, 2019, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Kubuntu 19.04 has been released, featuring the beautiful Plasma 5.15 desktop from the KDE community. Code-named “Disco Dingo”, Kubuntu 19.04 continues our proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing…

KDE Plasma 5.14.90 (the beta for Plasma 5.15) is available for testing

On January 21, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Important Update: Plasma 5.15 is now available for Kubuntu 18.10 in our main Backports PPA. The beta PPA mentioned below is now empty and closed and the instruction no longer apply. Are you using Kubuntu 18.10, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our daily development builds? We…

KDE Plasma bugfix release 5.12.6 is now available for Kubuntu 18.04 LTS

On July 10, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Community is please to announce that KDE Plasma 5.12.6, the latest bugfix release for Plasma 5.12 was made available for Kubuntu 18.04 LTS (the Bionic Beaver) users via normal updates. The full changelog for 5.12.6 contains scores of fixes, including fixes and polish for Discover and the desktop….

Kubuntu Bionic Beaver (18.04 LTS) Beta 2 Released!

On April 6, 2018, Posted by , In News,Testing, With No Comments

The second beta of the Bionic Beaver (to become 18.04 LTS) has now been released, and is available for download! This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Bionic Beaver are not encouraged for: Anyone needing a stable system Anyone who is not comfortable running…