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Kubuntu Focus Laptop Christmas Unboxing

On December 26, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Christmas is here, and the first review units of the Kubuntu Focus have begun arriving with the reviewers eager to get their hands on them. Our own Kubuntu Councillor, and Community Manager Rick Timmis, who has been leading the project for the Kubuntu side, provides us with a festive, sneak…

Coming Soon.. The Kubuntu Focus Laptop

On December 19, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Council are delighted to announce that recently the community was approached by MindShare Management with a proposal to bringing a high-specification laptop to market using the Kubuntu operating system. We were both delighted and excited to see such a project undertaken. These new laptops will be available in…

Kubuntu Focus

On December 19, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

“Kubuntu Focus. Power out of the Box” The Kubuntu Council, MindShareManagement Inc, and Tuxedo Computers proudly announce the the officially authorized Kubuntu Focus Laptop.     The target audience are power users and developers who seek performance and compatibility with Linux deployment environments. It comes pre-loaded and pre-updated with the…

Plasma 5.17 for Kubuntu 19.10 available in Backports PPA

On October 23, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Plasma 5.17.1, is now available in our backports PPA for Kubuntu 19.10. The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.17 can be found here To upgrade: Add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports or if it is…

Thanks to our Sponsors

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

The Kubuntu community is delighted and proud to ship Kubuntu. As a community of passionate contributors we need systems and services that enable us to work together, and host our development tools. Our sponsors page provides details and links to the organisations that have supported us through our development process….

Kubuntu 19.10 is released today

On October 17, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu 19 .10 has been released, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.16 desktop. Codenamed “Eoan Ermine”, Kubuntu 19.10 integrates 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 and fixing bugs. Under the…

Kubuntu Eoan Ermine (19.10) Beta Released

On September 27, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The beta of Eoan Ermine (to become 19.10) has now been released, and is available for download at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/19.10/beta/ This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Eoan Ermine are not encouraged for: * Anyone needing a stable system* Anyone who is not comfortable running…

Plasma 5.16.90 (Plasma 5.17 Beta) Available for Testing

On September 20, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our development builds of the upcoming 19.10 Eoan Ermine? We currently have Plasma 5.16.90 (Plasma 5.17 Beta)  available in our Beta PPA for Kubuntu 19.04 and 19.10. This is a Beta Plasma release, so testers…

Kubuntu Meets at Milan Akademy 2019

On September 12, 2019, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

A few Kubuntu Members (and Councillors!) met Thursday before KDE Akademy’s end. We discussed the coming release (will be 19.10) and the upcoming LTS (20.10) – which will be Plasma LTS *and* Qt LTS. This combination will make this LTS super-supported and stable. We also discussed snaps and when Ubuntu…

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….