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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…

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…

Kubuntu Kafe Live approaching

On November 29, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

This Saturday ( December 2nd ) the second Kubuntu Kafe Live, our online video cafe will be taking place from 21:00 UTC. Join the Kubuntu development community, and guests as our intrepid hosts. Aaron Honeycut Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan Rick Timmis Discuss a cornucopia of topics in this free format, magazine style…

Kubuntu Most Wanted

On November 15, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu Cafe Live, is our new community show. This new format show is styled using a magazine format. We created lots of space for community involvement, breaking the show into multiple segments, and we want to get you involved. We are looking for Presenters, Trainers, Writers and Hosts. Are you…

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…