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Kubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla reaches end of life

On July 25, 2021, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu Groovy Gorilla was released on October 22nd, 2020 with 9 months support. As of July 22nd, 2021, 20.10 reached ‘end of life’. No more package updates will be accepted to 20.10, and it will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks. The official end of life announcement for…

Plasma 5.22 available for Hirsute Hippo 21.04 in backports PPA

On June 11, 2021, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Plasma 5.22.0, is now available in our backports PPA for Kubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo. The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.22 can be found here. To upgrade: Add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or if…

Plasma 5.22 Beta (5.21.90) available for testing

On May 15, 2021, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our development builds of the upcoming 21.10 Impish Indri? We currently have Plasma 5.21.90 (Plasma 5.22 Beta)  available in our Beta PPA for Kubuntu 21.04, and 21.10 development series. However this is a beta…

Kubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver reaches end of Kubuntu support

On May 2, 2021, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

As the recently released Kubuntu 21.04 with beautiful Plasma 5.21 makes its way into the world, inevitably other things come to their end. Kubuntu 18.04 LTS was released in April 2018, and reached ‘End of Life’ for its 3 years of flavour support on 1st May 2021. All Kubuntu users…

Backports PPA: KDE Frameworks 5.81.0 for Hirsute

On April 26, 2021, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.81.0 for 21.04 Hirsute Hippo is now available in our backports PPA. Frameworks releases are a mixture of bugfixes, new features, and general improvements to the KDE base libraries. As such, keen adopters who might like to install this backport can check the changelog to what has been…

Kubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo Released

On April 22, 2021, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 21.04 has been released, featuring the ‘beautiful’ KDE Plasma 5.21: simple by default, powerful when needed. Codenamed “Hirsute Hippo”, Kubuntu 21.04 continues our tradition of giving you Friendly Computing by integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality,…

Kubuntu Hirsute Hippo (21.04) Beta released

On April 1, 2021, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

The beta of Hirsute Hippo (to become 21.04 in April) has now been released, and is available for download. This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Hirsute Hippo are not recommended for: Anyone needing a stable system Regular users who are not aware of…

Kubuntu 21.04 Testing Week

Kubuntu 21.04 Testing Week We’re delighted to announce that we’re participating in another ‘Ubuntu Testing Week’ from April 1st to April 7th with other flavours in the Ubuntu family. On April 1st, the beta version of Kubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’ will be released after freezing all new changes to its…

Kubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Update Available

On February 5, 2021, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The second point release update to Kubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) is out now. This contains all the bug-fixes added to 20.04 since its first release in April 2020. Users of 20.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bug-fixes. See the Ubuntu 20.04.2 Release Notes and the…

Kubuntu Rocks Titan technology YouTuber Chris Titus

On December 13, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

As you know from our previous post, back in 2019 the Kubuntu team set to work collaborating with MindShare Management Ltd to bring a Kubuntu dedicated laptop to the market. Recently, Chris Titus from the ‘Chris Titus Tech’ YouTube channel acquired a Kubuntu Focus M2 for the purpose of reviewing…