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  • by Rick Timmis
    The Kubuntu Focus team, announce the immediate availability of their second generation laptop, the Kubuntu Focus M2. Customers experience power out of the box acclaimed by both experts and new users alike. The finely-tuned Focus virtually eliminates the need to configure the OS, applications, or updates. Kubuntu combines industry standard…
  • by Marco Parillo
    The beta of Groovy Gorilla (to become 20.10) has now been released, and is available for download. This milestone features images for Kubuntu and other Ubuntu flavours. Pre-releases of the Groovy Gorilla are not recommended for: Anyone needing a stable system Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues…
  • by rikmills
    The Kubuntu Council and Community would like to thank Linode for once again renewing their sponsorship of Kubuntu by providing us with another year’s usage of a VPS instance. This is, and will continue to be, an invaluable resource, helping us make Kubuntu releases easier and better. Specifically, the VPS…
  • by valorie-zimmerman
    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…
  • by rikmills
    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…
  • by rikmills
    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…
  • by rikmills
    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…
  • by Marco Parillo
    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…
  • by valorie-zimmerman
    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…
  • by rikmills
    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…