Kubuntu 22.10 Kinetic Kudu Released

The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 22.10 has been released, featuring the ‘beautiful’ KDE Plasma 5.25 simple by default, powerful when needed.

Codenamed “Kinetic Kudu”, Kubuntu 22.10 continues our tradition of giving you Friendly Computing by integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.

Under the hood, there have been updates to many core packages, including a new 5.19-based kernel, KDE Frameworks 5.98, KDE Plasma 5.25 and KDE Gear 22.08.

KDE Plasma desktop 5.25 on Kubuntu 22.10 Beta
KDE Plasma desktop 5.25 on Kubuntu 22.10

Kubuntu has seen many updates for other applications, both in our default install, and installable from the Ubuntu archive.

Krita, Kdevelop, Yakuake, and many many more applications are updated.

Applications for core day-to-day usage are included and updated, such as Firefox, VLC, and LibreOffice.

PipeWire also replaces PulseAudio as the default audio server.

For a list of other application updates, and known bugs be sure to read our release notes.

Download Kubuntu 22.10, or learn how to upgrade from 22.04.

Note: For upgrades from 22.04, there may a delay of a few hours to days between the official release announcements and the Ubuntu Release Team enabling upgrades.

On October 20, 2022, Category News,

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