Author Archives : Rick Timmis

Kubuntu Graphic Design Contest

On February 20, 2024, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Announcing the Kubuntu Graphic Design Contest: Shape the Future of Kubuntu We’re thrilled to unveil an extraordinary opportunity for creatives and enthusiasts within and beyond the Kubuntu community The Kubuntu Graphic Design Contest. This competition invites talented designers to play a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of the…

Kubuntu Council Meeting – 30th January 2024

On February 4, 2024, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Greetings, Kubuntu Community! Today marked an important Kubuntu Council meeting, where we witnessed significant progress and collaboration among our esteemed council members – Darin Miller, Rik Mills, Valorie Zimmerman, Aaron Honeycutt, Jonathan Riddell (Kubuntu Treasurer), and Simon Quigley(Lubuntu). In this blog post, we’re excited to share the highlights and outcomes…

Kubuntu Focus announce New NX Desktop

On August 30, 2022, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Kubuntu Focus team announces their latest system: The Focus NX small form factor desktop. This is their third model optimized for Kubuntu 22.04 LTS and the KDE Plasma interface. The Kubuntu Focus NX can be ordered with either the i5-1135G7 or i7-1165G7 11th generation Intel® CPU. Both are fast and power-efficient. They also…

Kubuntu Council Elects 3 Councillors

On August 30, 2022, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Members of the Kubuntu Council are responsible for considering proposals made by the wider Kubuntu community. The council formalises and ratifies proposals, then votes to obtain an outcome which directs the course of progress for Kubuntu. On 11 September I (Rick Timmis) will have been a councilor for the Kubuntu…

Kubuntu Rocks Titan technology YouTuber Chris Titus

On December 13, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

As you know from our previous post, back in 2019 the Kubuntu team set to work collaborating with MindShare Management Ltd to bring a Kubuntu dedicated laptop to the market. Recently, Chris Titus from the ‘Chris Titus Tech’ YouTube channel acquired a Kubuntu Focus M2 for the purpose of reviewing…

Kubuntu is not Free, it is Free

On November 22, 2020, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

Human perception has never ceased to amaze me, and in the context of this article, it is the perception of value, and the value of contribution that I want us to think about. Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels It is yours in title, deed and asset A common miss perception with Open…

Linux on the Desktop

On November 15, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

2020 has been a fascinating year, and an exciting one for Kubuntu. There seems to be a change in the market, driven by the growth in momentum of cloud native computing. As markets shift towards creative intelligence, more users are finding themselves hampered by the daily Windows or MacOS desktop…

Kubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla released

On October 22, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

KDE Plasma-Desktop The Kubuntu community are delighted to announce the release of Kubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla. For this release Kubuntu ships with Plasma 5.19.5 and Applications 20.08. The desktop carries the fresh new look and gorgeous wallpaper design selected by the KDE Visual Design Group.   Cloud Ready With the…

Kubuntu Focus Model 2 Launched

On October 10, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Focus team, announce the immediate availability of their second generation laptop, the Kubuntu Focus M2. Customers experience power out of the box acclaimed by both experts and new users alike. The finely-tuned Focus virtually eliminates the need to configure the OS, applications, or updates. Kubuntu combines industry standard…

Kubuntu Focus Laptop Christmas Unboxing

On December 26, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Christmas is here, and the first review units of the Kubuntu Focus have begun arriving with the reviewers eager to get their hands on them. Our own Kubuntu Councillor, and Community Manager Rick Timmis, who has been leading the project for the Kubuntu side, provides us with a festive, sneak…