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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:…

Call for design: Artful Banner for Kubuntu.org website

On September 20, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Kubuntu 17.10 — code-named Artful Aardvark — will be released on October 19th, 2017. We need a new banner for the website, and invite artists and designers to submit designs to us based on the Plasma wallpaper and perhaps the mascot design. The banner is 1500×385 SVG. Please submit designs to the Kubuntu-devel mail…

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 Council Election Results Announced

On September 11, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The Kubuntu Council is happy to announce the results of the election, and welcome the following members: Rik Mills, Aaron Honeycutt (returning) and Rick Timmis. We thank Simon for running and making this a race, Clay and Ovidiu-Florin for their service on the Council, and Kubuntu Member Clive Johnston for…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 1 testing

On August 28, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 1 images are now available for testing. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 in October. The final Beta 1 milestone will be available on August 31st. This is the first spin in preparation for the Beta 1 pre-release. Kubuntu Beta pre-releases are NOT recommended for:…

Plasma 5.10.5 and Frameworks 5.37 updates now in backports PPA for Zesty 17.04

On August 24, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The final 5.10.5 bugfix update of the Plasma 5.10 series is now available for users of Kubuntu Zesty Zapus 17.04 to install via our backports PPA. KDE Frameworks is also updated to the latest version 5.37   To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to…

Help needed testing newest bugfix release of Plasma on Kubuntu 17.04

On August 23, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Are you using Kubuntu 17.04, our current release? Help us test a new bugfix release for KDE Plasma! Go here for more details: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed. Unfortunately that page illustrates Xenial and Ubuntu Unity rather than Zesty in Kubuntu. Using Discover or Muon, use Settings > More, enter your password, and ensure that…