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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…

Testing a switch to default Breeze-Dark Plasma theme in Bionic daily isos and default settings

On December 10, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Today’s daily ISO for Bionic Beaver 18.04 sees an experimental switch to the Breeze-Dark Plasma theme by default. Users running 18.04 development version who have not deliberately opted to use Breeze/Breeze-Light in their systemsettings will also see the change after upgrading packages. Users can easily revert back to the Breeze/Breeze-Light…

Latte Dock v0.7.2 arrives in KDE and Kubuntu backports PPA

On November 13, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Latte Dock, the very popular doc/panel app for Plasma Desktop, has released its new bugfix version 0.7.2. This is also the first stable release since Latte Dock became an official KDE project at the end of August.     Version 0.7.1 was added to our backports PPA in a previous…

Plasma 5.11.3 bugfix release now in backports PPA for Artful Aardvark 17.10

On November 9, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The 3rd bugfix update (5.11.3) 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 update for Krita to 3.3.2.1. To update, add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or if…

Plasma 5.8.8 LTS and Krita 3.3.2.1 now in Xenial Backports PPA

On November 4, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The 8th bugfix update (5.8.8) of the Plasma 5.8 LTS series is now available for users of Kubuntu Xenial Xerus 16.04 to install via our Backports PPA. This update also includes an update for Krita to 3.3.2.1. To update, add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or…

Join us for Kubuntu Cafe live tonight! – 4th November – 9pm-11pm UTC

On November 4, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Join us for our /dev/random format online community ‘unconference’. Hosted by our very own ‘Kubuntu Musketeers’ @Sick_Rimmit @Ovidiuflorin @AhoneyBun 9 pm- 11 pm UTC. This open format show provides a huge variety including. Discussion, Tech Guests, Tutorials, Reviews, Projects, Hacks, User guidance, Quests, Contests. The agenda is built on the…

Plasma 5.11.2 and other goodies now in Artful backports PPA

On October 30, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The 2nd bugfix update (5.11.2) of the Plasma 5.11 series is now available for users of Kubuntu Artful Aardvark 17.10 to install via our backports PPA. Please note that 3 more bugfix releases are scheduled by KDE for Plasma 5.11, so while we feel these backports will be beneficial to…

Help test Plasma 5.8.8 LTS and Krita 3.3.1 for Kubuntu Backports!

On October 28, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Have you been using the Kubuntu Backports PPA on Kubuntu 16.04 LTS? Help us test the latest release of KDE Plasma LTS and Krita 3.3.1! Our goal is to release these updates to users on Saturday, November 4, 2017 barring any issues. You can find the full changelog for KDE…

Updated Kubuntu 17.10 RC ISOs now available

On October 16, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By ,,, , With No Comments

Following on from yesterday’s 1st spin of the 17.10 RC images by the ubuntu release team, today the RC images (marked Artful Final on the QA tracker) have been re-spun and updated. Please update your ISOs if you downloaded previous images, and test as before. Please help us by testing…