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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 LTS) Beta 2 Released!

On April 6, 2018, Posted by , In News,Testing, With No Comments

The second beta of the Bionic Beaver (to become 18.04 LTS) has now been released, and is available for download! This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Bionic Beaver are not encouraged for: Anyone needing a stable system Anyone who is not comfortable running…

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…

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…

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…

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…