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Updated Kubuntu 17.10 RC ISOs now available

On October 16, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By ,,, , With No Comments

Following on from yesterday’s 1st spin of the 17.10 RC images by the ubuntu release team, today the RC images (marked Artful Final on the QA tracker) have been re-spun and updated. Please update your ISOs if you downloaded previous images, and test as before. Please help us by testing…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) initial RC images now available

On October 15, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, With No Comments

Artful Aardvark (17.10) initial Release Candidate (RC) images are now available for testing. Help us make 17.10 the best release yet! Note: This is an initial spin of the RC images. It is likely that at least one more rebuild will be done on Monday. Adam Conrad from the Ubuntu…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) final Beta images now available

On September 29, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By ,,, , With No Comments

Artful Aardvark (17.10) final Beta images are now available for testing. Help us make 17.10 the best release yet! The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 on October 19, 2017. This is the final Beta pre-release. Kubuntu Beta pre-releases are NOT recommended for: Regular users who are not aware of…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 2 testing

On September 26, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By ,, , With No Comments

Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 2 images are now available for testing. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 in October. The final Beta 2 milestone will be available on September 28. This is the first spin in preparation for the Beta 2 pre-release. Kubuntu Beta pre-releases are NOT recommended for:…

Plasma 5.11 beta available in unofficial PPA for testing on Artful

On September 18, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , , With No Comments

Adventurous users and developers running the Artful development release can now also test the beta version of Plasma 5.11. This is experimental and can possibly kill kittens! Bug reports on this beta go to https://bugs.kde.org, not to Launchpad. The PPA comes with a WARNING: Artful will ship with Plasma 5.10.5,…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) Alpha 2

On July 28, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, With No Comments

Artful Aardvark (17.10) Alpha 2 images are now available for testing. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 in October. This is the first spin in preparation for the Alpha 2 pre-release. Kubuntu Alpha pre-releases are NOT recommended for: Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues Anyone who…

KDE PIM update for Zesty available for testers

On April 21, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By ,, , With No Comments

Since we missed by a whisker getting updated PIM (kontact, kmail, akregator, kgpg etc..) into Zesty for release day, and we believe it is important that our users have access to this significant update, packages are now available for testers in the Kubuntu backports landing ppa. While we believe these…

Kubuntu and Linux Mint doing Plasma 5.8 testing

On December 11, 2016, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , With No Comments

Since Linux Mint 18 KDE uses the Kubuntu Backports we both thought it would be very productive if we asked both our users to help test our work, bring Plasma 5.8 to both Xenial and Yakkety. This update will also bring updated Frameworks 5.28 and Applications 16.04.3 so your favorite…

Kubuntu 16.10 Beta 2 is here! Test Test Test! And then more Testing

October 13 is coming up fast and we need testers for this second Beta. Betas are for regular users who want to help us test by finding issues, reporting them or helping fix them. Installing on hardware or in a VM, it’s a great way to help your favorite community-driven…