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Plasma 5.14.3 update for Cosmic backports PPA

On November 7, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd bugfix release of Plasma 5.14, 5.14.3, is now available in our backports PPA for Cosmic 18.10. The full changelog for 5.14.3 can be found here. Already released in the PPA is an update to KDE Frameworks 5.51. To upgrade: Add the following…

Plasma 5.14.2 available in Cosmic backports PPA

On October 24, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

After the 5.14.1 release of Plasma 5.14 was made available for Cosmic 18.10 via our backports PPA last week, we are pleased to say the the PPA has now been updated to the 2nd bugfix release 5.14.2. The full changelog for 5.14.2 can be found here. Already released in the…

Please help test our initial Cosmic 18.10 RC ISOs

On October 14, 2018, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , , With No Comments

The Ubuntu release team have announced a 1st test ISO RC build for all 18.10 flavours. Please help us test these and subsequent RC builds, so that we can have an amazing and well tested release in the coming week. As noted below, the initial builds will NOT be the…

Plasma 5.12.5 bugfix update for Kubuntu 18.04 LTS – Testing help required

On May 21, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 18.04, our current LTS release? We currently have the Plasma 5.12.5 LTS bugfix release available in our Updates PPA, but we would like to provide the important fixes and translations in this release to all users via updates in the main Ubuntu archive. This would also…

Plasma 5.12.3 bugfix updates available for 17.10 backports PPA

On March 7, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Users of Kubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark can now upgrade via our backports PPA to the 3rd bugfix release (5.12.3) of the Plasma 5.12 LTS release series from KDE. (Testers of 18.04 Bionic Beaver will need to be patient as the Ubuntu archive is currently in Beta 1 candidate freeze for…

Plasma 5.12.2 bugfix updates for 17.10 backports and 18.04 development release

On February 21, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Users of Kubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark can now upgrade via our backports PPA to the 2nd bugfix release (5.12.2) of the Plasma 5.12 LTS release series from KDE. Likewise, testers of our development release 18.04 Bionic Beaver will receive the update imminently. The full changelog of fixes for 5.12.2 can…

Plasma 5.12.1 bugfix update lands in backports PPA for Artful 17.10

On February 14, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

After the initial release of Plasma 5.12 was made available for Artful 17.10 via our backports PPA last week, we are pleased to say the the PPA has now been updated to the 1st bugfix release 5.12.1. The full changelog for 5.12.1 can be found here. Including fixes and polish…

Plasma 5.12 arrives in backport PPA for Kubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark

On February 6, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Users of Kubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark can now update to the newly released Plasma 5.12.0 via our backports PPA. See the Plasma 5.12 release announcement and the release video below for more about the new features available. To upgrade: Add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or…

Plasma 5.12 LTS beta available in PPA for testing on Artful & Bionic

On January 16, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Adventurous users, testers and developers running Artful 17.10 or our development release Bionic 18.04 can now test the beta version of Plasma 5.12 LTS. An upgrade to the required Frameworks 5.42 is also provided. As with previous betas, this is experimental and is only suggested for people who are prepared…

Plasma 5.11.5 bugfix release available in backports PPA for Artful Aardvark 17.10

On January 4, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The 5th and final bugfix update (5.11.5) of the Plasma 5.11 series is now available for users of Kubuntu Artful Aardvark 17.10 to install via our Backports PPA. This update also includes an upgrade of KDE Frameworks to version 5.41. To update, add the following repository to your software sources…