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Kubuntu 18.04 Reviewed in Linux ( Pro ) Magazine

On July 20, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Kubuntu Linux has been my preferred Linux distribution for more than 10 years. My attraction to the KDE desktop and associated application set, has drawn from Kubuntu user, to a tester, teacher, developer, community manager and councilor. I feel really privileged to be part of, what can only be described…

KDE Plasma bugfix release 5.12.6 is now available for Kubuntu 18.04 LTS

On July 10, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Community is please to announce that KDE Plasma 5.12.6, the latest bugfix release for Plasma 5.12 was made available for Kubuntu 18.04 LTS (the Bionic Beaver) users via normal updates. The full changelog for 5.12.6 contains scores of fixes, including fixes and polish for Discover and the desktop….

Plasma 5.12.5 bugfix update for Kubuntu 18.04 LTS – Testing help required

On May 21, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 18.04, our current LTS release? We currently have the Plasma 5.12.5 LTS bugfix release available in our Updates PPA, but we would like to provide the important fixes and translations in this release to all users via updates in the main Ubuntu archive. This would also…

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 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…