Kubuntu Hirsute Hippo (21.04) Beta released

On April 1, 2021, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

The beta of Hirsute Hippo (to become 21.04 in April) has now been released, and is available for download. This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Hirsute Hippo are not recommended for: Anyone needing a stable system Regular users who are not aware of…

Kubuntu 21.04 Testing Week

Kubuntu 21.04 Testing Week We’re delighted to announce that we’re participating in another ‘Ubuntu Testing Week’ from April 1st to April 7th with other flavours in the Ubuntu family. On April 1st, the beta version of Kubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’ will be released after freezing all new changes to its…

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…

Please help test our initial Cosmic 18.10 RC ISOs

On October 14, 2018, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , , With No Comments

The Ubuntu release team have announced a 1st test ISO RC build for all 18.10 flavours. Please help us test these and subsequent RC builds, so that we can have an amazing and well tested release in the coming week. As noted below, the initial builds will NOT be the…

Testing a switch to default Breeze-Dark Plasma theme in Bionic daily isos and default settings

On December 10, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Today’s daily ISO for Bionic Beaver 18.04 sees an experimental switch to the Breeze-Dark Plasma theme by default. Users running 18.04 development version who have not deliberately opted to use Breeze/Breeze-Light in their systemsettings will also see the change after upgrading packages. Users can easily revert back to the Breeze/Breeze-Light…

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) 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:…

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…