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  • by Rick Timmis
    As you know from our previous post, back in 2019 the Kubuntu team set to work collaborating with MindShare Management Ltd to bring a Kubuntu dedicated laptop to the market. Recently, Chris Titus from the ‘Chris Titus Tech’ YouTube channel acquired a Kubuntu Focus M2 for the purpose of reviewing…
  • by Rick Timmis
    Human perception has never ceased to amaze me, and in the context of this article, it is the perception of value, and the value of contribution that I want us to think about. Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels It is yours in title, deed and asset A common miss perception with Open…
  • by Rick Timmis
    2020 has been a fascinating year, and an exciting one for Kubuntu. There seems to be a change in the market, driven by the growth in momentum of cloud native computing. As markets shift towards creative intelligence, more users are finding themselves hampered by the daily Windows or MacOS desktop…
  • by Rick Timmis
    KDE Plasma-Desktop The Kubuntu community are delighted to announce the release of Kubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla. For this release Kubuntu ships with Plasma 5.19.5 and Applications 20.08. The desktop carries the fresh new look and gorgeous wallpaper design selected by the KDE Visual Design Group.   Cloud Ready With the…
  • 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…