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Fixes for recent KDE desktop vulnerability

On August 9, 2019, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

As you may have been made aware on some news articles, blogs, and social media posts, a vulnerability to the KDE Plasma desktop was recently disclosed publicly. This occurred without KDE developers/security team or distributions being informed of the discovered vulnerability, or being given any advance notice of the disclosure….

Kubuntu 18.10 reaches end of life

On July 19, 2019, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Kubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish was released on October 18th 2018 with 9 months support. As of 18th July 2019, 18.10 reaches ‘end of life’. No more package updates will be accepted to 18.10, and it will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks. The official end of life announcement…

Plasma 5.16 for Disco 19.04 available in Backports PPA

On June 11, 2019, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Plasma 5.16, is now available in our backports PPA for Disco 19.04. The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.16 can be found here Released along with this new version of Plasma is an update to KDE Frameworks 5.58. (5.59…

Plasma 5.15.90 (Plasma 5.16 Beta) Available for Testing

On May 18, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 19.04, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our daily development builds? We currently have Plasma 5.15.90 (Plasma 5.16 Beta)  available in our Beta PPA for Kubuntu 19.04, and in our 19.10 development release daily live ISO images. For 19.04 Disco Dingo, add the PPA…

Trusty 14.04 LTS end of life, and end of Kubuntu support for Xenial 16.04 LTS

On April 21, 2019, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

As the newly released Kubuntu 19.04 makes its way into the world, inevitably other things come to their end. Kubuntu 14.04 LTS was released in April 2014, and reaches ‘End of Life’ for support on 25th April 2019. All Kubuntu users should therefore switch to a newer supported release. Upgrades…

Kubuntu 19.04 is released today

On April 18, 2019, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Kubuntu 19.04 has been released, featuring the beautiful Plasma 5.15 desktop from the KDE community. Code-named “Disco Dingo”, Kubuntu 19.04 continues our proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing…

Kubuntu Disco Dingo (19.04) Beta Released

On March 29, 2019, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

The beta of Disco Dingo (to become 19.04) has now been released, and is available for download at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/19.04/beta/ This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Disco Dingo are not encouraged for: * Anyone needing a stable system * Anyone who is not comfortable…

Plasma 5.15.1 arrives in Cosmic backports PPA

On February 20, 2019, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that the 1st bugfix release of Plasma 5.15, 5.15.1, is now available in our backports PPA for Cosmic 18.10. The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.15 can be found here, while the full 5.15.1 bugfix changelog can be found here….

KDE Plasma 5.14.90 (the beta for Plasma 5.15) is available for testing

On January 21, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Important Update: Plasma 5.15 is now available for Kubuntu 18.10 in our main Backports PPA. The beta PPA mentioned below is now empty and closed and the instruction no longer apply. Are you using Kubuntu 18.10, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our daily development builds? We…

Plasma 5.14.3 update for Cosmic backports PPA

On November 7, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd bugfix release of Plasma 5.14, 5.14.3, is now available in our backports PPA for Cosmic 18.10. The full changelog for 5.14.3 can be found here. Already released in the PPA is an update to KDE Frameworks 5.51. To upgrade: Add the following…