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Kubuntu 20.04.1 has been released today, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS

On August 7, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 20.04.1 LTS “point release” is available today, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS: simple by default, powerful when needed. As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need…

Kubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine reaches end of life

On July 17, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine was released on October 17th, 2019 with 9 months support. As of July 17th, 2020, 19.10 reaches ‘end of life’. No more package updates will be accepted to 19.10, and it will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks. The official end of life announcement…

Plasma 5.19 testing in Groovy Gorilla

On June 30, 2020, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Are you running the development release of Kubuntu Groovy Gorilla 20.10, or wanting to try the daily live ISO? Plasma 5.19 has now landed in 20.10 and is available for testing. You can read about the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.19 in the official KDE release announcement. Kubuntu…

Kubuntu 20.04 LTS has been released, featuring Plasma 5.18 LTS

On April 23, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 20.04 LTS has been released, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS: simple by default, powerful when needed. Codenamed “Focal Fossa”, Kubuntu 20.04 continues our tradition of giving you Friendly Computing by integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into…

Kubuntu Focal Fossa (20.04 LTS) Beta Released

On April 3, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The beta of Focal Fossa (to become 20.04 LTS) has now been released, and is available for download. User of Kubuntu, Ubuntu, and other flavours are invited to take part in #UbuntuTestingWeek. This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Focal Fossa are not recommended…

Testing for the Beta – help needed!

On March 26, 2020, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Kubuntu 20.04 Testing Week The Kubuntu team is delighted to announce an ‘Ubuntu Testing Week’ from April 2nd to April 8th with other flavors in the Ubuntu family. April 2nd is the beta release of what will become Kubuntu 20.04 and during this week, there will be a freeze on…

Plasma 5.18.1 for Kubuntu 19.10 available in Backports PPA

On February 19, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Plasma 5.18.1, is now available in our backports PPA for Kubuntu 19.10. This is the 1st bugfix release of the 5.18 LTS Plasma series. The release announcement detailing the new features and improvements in Plasma 5.18 LTS can be found here. To upgrade: Add…

Plasma 5.18 LTS Beta (5.17.90) Available for Testing

On January 17, 2020, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our development builds of the upcoming 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa? We currently have Plasma 5.17.90 (Plasma 5.18 Beta)  available in our Beta PPA for Kubuntu 19.10. The 5.18 beta is also available in the main…

Kubuntu 19.04 reaches end of life

On January 12, 2020, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Kubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo was released on April 18, 2019 with 9 months support. As of January 23, 2020, 19.04 reaches ‘end of life’. No more package updates will be accepted to 19.04, and it will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks. The official end of life announcement…

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…