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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…

Kubuntu 16.04.3 LTS Update Available

On August 3, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

The third point release update to Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) is out now. This contains all the bug-fixes added to 16.04 since its first release in April 2016. Users of 16.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bug-fixes. In addition, we suggest adding the Backports PPA…

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…

Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) Alpha 1

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

Artful Aardvark (17.10) Alpha 1 images are now available for testing so we can release the alpha on Thursday. The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 in October. This is the first spin in preparation for the Alpha 1 pre-release. Kubuntu Alpha pre-releases are NOT recommended for: Regular users who…

Latest round of backports PPA updates include Plasma 5.10.2 for Zesty 17.04

On June 17, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Kubuntu 17.04 – Zesty Zapus The latest 5.10.2 bugfix update for the Plasma 5.10 desktop is now available in our backports PPA for Zesty Zapus 17.04. Included with the update is KDE Frameworks 5.35 Kdevelop has also been updated to the latest version 5.1.1 Our backports for Xenial Xerus 16.04…