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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…

Plasma 5.14.2 available in Cosmic backports PPA

On October 24, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

After the 5.14.1 release of Plasma 5.14 was made available for Cosmic 18.10 via our backports PPA last week, we are pleased to say the the PPA has now been updated to the 2nd bugfix release 5.14.2. The full changelog for 5.14.2 can be found here. Already released in the…

Kubuntu 18.10 is released today

On October 18, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu 18.10 has been released, featuring the beautiful Plasma 5.13 desktop from KDE. Codenamed “Cosmic Cuttlefish”, Kubuntu 18.10 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 new features…

Please help test our initial Cosmic 18.10 RC ISOs

On October 14, 2018, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , , With No Comments

The Ubuntu release team have announced a 1st test ISO RC build for all 18.10 flavours. Please help us test these and subsequent RC builds, so that we can have an amazing and well tested release in the coming week. As noted below, the initial builds will NOT be the…

Kubuntu Cosmic Cuttlefish (18.10) Beta Released

On September 28, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

The beta of the Cosmic Cuttlefish (to become 18.10) has now been released, and is available for download at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/18.10/beta/ This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Cosmic Cuttlefish are not encouraged for: * Anyone needing a stable system * Anyone who is not…