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Kubuntu 18.04 has been released, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS

On April 26, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 18.04 LTS has been released, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS : simple by default, powerful when needed. Codenamed “Bionic Beaver”, Kubuntu 18.04 continues our tradition of giving you Friendly Computing by integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies…

Bionic (18.04) Release Candidate images ready for testing!

On April 22, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Initial RC (Release Candidate) images for the Kubuntu Bionic Beaver (18.04) are now available for testing. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 18.04 on 26 April. The final Release Candidate milestone is available today, 21 April. This is the first spin of a release candiate in preparation for the RC…

Kubuntu Bionic Beaver (18.04) Beta 1 Released!

On March 9, 2018, Posted by , In News,Testing, With No Comments

The first beta of the Bionic Beaver (to become 18.04) has now been released, and is available for download! This milestone features images for Kubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, and Xubuntu. Pre-releases of the Bionic Beaver are not encouraged for: * anyone needing a stable system * anyone…

Kubuntu Bionic Beaver (18.04) Beta 1 Candidate Image Testing

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

Candidate images for the Kubuntu Bionic Beaver (18.04) Beta 1 are now available for testing. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 18.04 in April. The final Beta 1 milestone will be available on March 8. This is the first spin of a Beta 1 candidate in preparation for the Beta…

Kubuntu 16.04.4 LTS Update Available

On March 2, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The fourth point release update to Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) is out now. This contains all the bug-fixes added to 16.04 since its first release in April 2016. Users of 16.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bug-fixes. In addition, we suggest adding the Backports PPA…

Kubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark is released

On October 19, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Kubuntu 17.10 has been released, featuring the beautiful Plasma 5.10 desktop from KDE. Codenamed “Artful Aardvark”, Kubuntu 17.10 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…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) initial RC images now available

On October 15, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, With No Comments

Artful Aardvark (17.10) initial Release Candidate (RC) images are now available for testing. Help us make 17.10 the best release yet! Note: This is an initial spin of the RC images. It is likely that at least one more rebuild will be done on Monday. Adam Conrad from the Ubuntu…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) final Beta images now available

On September 29, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By ,,, , With No Comments

Artful Aardvark (17.10) final Beta images are now available for testing. Help us make 17.10 the best release yet! The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 on October 19, 2017. This is the final Beta pre-release. Kubuntu Beta pre-releases are NOT recommended for: Regular users who are not aware of…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 2 testing

On September 26, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By ,, , With No Comments

Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 2 images are now available for testing. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 in October. The final Beta 2 milestone will be available on September 28. This is the first spin in preparation for the Beta 2 pre-release. Kubuntu Beta pre-releases are NOT recommended for:…

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…