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Kubuntu Graphic Design Contest

On February 20, 2024, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Announcing the Kubuntu Graphic Design Contest: Shape the Future of Kubuntu We’re thrilled to unveil an extraordinary opportunity for creatives and enthusiasts within and beyond the Kubuntu community The Kubuntu Graphic Design Contest. This competition invites talented designers to play a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of the…

Kubuntu Council Meeting – 30th January 2024

On February 4, 2024, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Greetings, Kubuntu Community! Today marked an important Kubuntu Council meeting, where we witnessed significant progress and collaboration among our esteemed council members – Darin Miller, Rik Mills, Valorie Zimmerman, Aaron Honeycutt, Jonathan Riddell (Kubuntu Treasurer), and Simon Quigley(Lubuntu). In this blog post, we’re excited to share the highlights and outcomes…

Plasma 5.27 LTS for Jammy 22.04 LTS available via PPA

On October 18, 2023, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We have had many requests to make Plasma 5.27 available in our backports PPA for Jammy Jellyfish 22.04. However, for technical reasons this would have broken upgrades to Kinetic 22.10 while that upgrade path existed. Now that Kinetic is end of life, it is possible to allow opt in backports…

Kubuntu 23.10 Mantic Minotaur Released

On October 17, 2023, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 23.10 has been released, featuring the ‘beautiful’ KDE Plasma 5.27 simple by default, powerful when needed. Codenamed “Mantic Minotaur”, Kubuntu 23.10 continues our tradition of giving you Friendly Computing by integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality,…

Ubuntu 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu) End of Life reached on July 20, 2023

On July 27, 2023, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu) was announced on October 20, 2022 with 9 months support. As of July 20, 2023, 22.10 reached ‘end of life’. No more package updates will be accepted to 22.10, and it will be archived in the coming weeks. You can read the official end of life…

Kubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster Released

On April 20, 2023, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 23.04 has been released, featuring the ‘beautiful’ KDE Plasma 5.27 simple by default, powerful when needed. Codenamed “Lunar Lobster”, Kubuntu 23.04 continues our tradition of giving you Friendly Computing by integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality,…

Kubuntu Lunar Lobster (23.04) Beta Released

On April 7, 2023, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The beta of Kubuntu Lunar Lobster (to become 23.04 in April) has now been released, and is available for download. This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of Kubuntu Lunar Lobster are not recommended for: Anyone needing a stable system Regular users who are not aware…

Kubuntu Manual 22.04.2 Release

On March 6, 2023, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

Hello everyone! It’s a great day with a new release of the Kubuntu Manual to match the recently-released Kubuntu 22.04.2 update. Thank you for the community members who provided feedback and filed bug reports to our GitHub project! You can find the new releases either on the GitHub releases page…

Plasma 5.27.2 for Kubuntu 22.10 available via PPA

On March 1, 2023, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We have had many requests to make Plasma 5.27.2 available in our backports PPA for Kubuntu 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu). As usual with our PPAs, there is the caveat that the PPA may receive additional updates and new releases of KDE Plasma, Gear (Apps), and Frameworks, plus other apps and required…

Flatpaks and Kubuntu

On February 26, 2023, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Kubuntu is and has always been “Ubuntu” combined with the greatest software from the KDE Community. Prior to 23.04 and aligned with Debian packaging, Flatpak and Snap package sources were included as installable options with each source requiring its own set of commands and repositories. However, enabling both sources caused…