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Call for design: Artful Banner for Kubuntu.org website

On September 20, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Kubuntu 17.10 — code-named Artful Aardvark — will be released on October 19th, 2017. We need a new banner for the website, and invite artists and designers to submit designs to us based on the Plasma wallpaper and perhaps the mascot design. The banner is 1500×385 SVG. Please submit designs to the Kubuntu-devel mail…

Plasma 5.11 beta available in unofficial PPA for testing on Artful

On September 18, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , , With No Comments

Adventurous users and developers running the Artful development release can now also test the beta version of Plasma 5.11. This is experimental and can possibly kill kittens! Bug reports on this beta go to https://bugs.kde.org, not to Launchpad. The PPA comes with a WARNING: Artful will ship with Plasma 5.10.5,…

Kubuntu Council Election Results Announced

On September 11, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Council is happy to announce the results of the election, and welcome the following members: Rik Mills, Aaron Honeycutt (returning) and Rick Timmis. We thank Simon for running and making this a race, Clay and Ovidiu-Florin for their service on the Council, and Kubuntu Member Clive Johnston for…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 1 testing

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

Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 1 images are now available for testing. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 in October. The final Beta 1 milestone will be available on August 31st. This is the first spin in preparation for the Beta 1 pre-release. Kubuntu Beta pre-releases are NOT recommended for:…

Help needed testing newest bugfix release of Plasma on Kubuntu 17.04

On August 23, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 17.04, our current release? Help us test a new bugfix release for KDE Plasma! Go here for more details: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed. Unfortunately that page illustrates Xenial and Ubuntu Unity rather than Zesty in Kubuntu. Using Discover or Muon, use Settings > More, enter your password, and ensure that…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) Alpha 1

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

Artful Aardvark (17.10) Alpha 1 images are now available for testing so we can release the alpha on Thursday. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 in October. This is the first spin in preparation for the Alpha 1 pre-release. Kubuntu Alpha pre-releases are NOT recommended for: Regular users who…

Plasma 5.10.1 now in Zesty backports

On June 7, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

The first bugfix update of the Plasma 5.10 series is now available for users of Kubuntu Zesty Zapus 17.04 to install via our backports PPA. See the Plasma 5.10.1 and 5.10.0 announcements and the release video below for more about the new features available, and bugfixes applied. To update, use…

17.10 Wallpaper Contest deadline for submissions soon

On May 30, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

The 17.10 Wallpaper contest will close on June 8, 2017. Submit your work soon! https://www.flickr.com/groups/kubuntu-cws-1710/ to see the entries so far.

Kubuntu 17.04 Released!

Codenamed “Zesty Zapus”, Kubuntu 17.04 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 new features and fixing bugs. Under the hood, there have been updates to many core…

Kubuntu 17.04 Beta 2 released for testers

On March 23, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Today the Kubuntu team is happy to announce that Kubuntu Zesty Zapus (17.04) Beta 2 is released . With this Beta 2 pre-release, you can see and test what we are preparing for 17.04, which we will be releasing April 13, 2017.   NOTE: This is Beta 2 Release. Kubuntu…