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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…

Kubuntu is not Free, it is Free

On November 22, 2020, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

Human perception has never ceased to amaze me, and in the context of this article, it is the perception of value, and the value of contribution that I want us to think about. Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels It is yours in title, deed and asset A common miss perception with Open…

Linux on the Desktop

On November 15, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

2020 has been a fascinating year, and an exciting one for Kubuntu. There seems to be a change in the market, driven by the growth in momentum of cloud native computing. As markets shift towards creative intelligence, more users are finding themselves hampered by the daily Windows or MacOS desktop…

Kubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla released

On October 22, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

KDE Plasma-Desktop The Kubuntu community are delighted to announce the release of Kubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla. For this release Kubuntu ships with Plasma 5.19.5 and Applications 20.08. The desktop carries the fresh new look and gorgeous wallpaper design selected by the KDE Visual Design Group.   Cloud Ready With the…

Kubuntu Focus Model 2 Launched

On October 10, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Focus team, announce the immediate availability of their second generation laptop, the Kubuntu Focus M2. Customers experience power out of the box acclaimed by both experts and new users alike. The finely-tuned Focus virtually eliminates the need to configure the OS, applications, or updates. Kubuntu combines industry standard…

Kubuntu Groovy Gorilla (20.10) Beta Released

On October 3, 2020, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

The beta of Groovy Gorilla (to become 20.10) has now been released, and is available for download. This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Groovy Gorilla are not recommended for: Anyone needing a stable system Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues…

Linode renews Kubuntu VPS sponsorship

On August 28, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Council and Community would like to thank Linode for once again renewing their sponsorship of Kubuntu by providing us with another year’s usage of a VPS instance. This is, and will continue to be, an invaluable resource, helping us make Kubuntu releases easier and better. Specifically, the VPS…

Kubuntu 20.04.1 has been released today, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS

On August 7, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 20.04.1 LTS “point release” is available today, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS: simple by default, powerful when needed. As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need…

Kubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine reaches end of life

On July 17, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine was released on October 17th, 2019 with 9 months support. As of July 17th, 2020, 19.10 reaches ‘end of life’. No more package updates will be accepted to 19.10, and it will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks. The official end of life announcement…