Install KDE 4.12 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives

Install KDE 4.12 SC(Software Compilation) in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/13 and KDE 4.11.3 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Linux Mint 15/14/ and other Ubuntu derivativesKDE is an international team co-operating on development and distribution of Free, Open Source Software for desktop and portable computing. Our community has developed a wide variety of applications […]

See What`s New In The 13.10 Release Of Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu And Ubuntu GNOME

Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu and Ubuntu GNOME reached version 13.10. Let’s take a quick look at what’s new!For 13.04, I’ve made separate posts for some flavours with videos, etc., but there aren’t so many changes in the latest 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) release, so I’ve made a quick summary instead.Kubuntu 13.10Muon DiscoverMuon DiscoverNew User ManagerKDE Connect (available […]

KDE 4.11 released and will be LTS, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives

Install KDE 4.11 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 15/14/13 (New Release)KDE is an international team co-operating on development and distribution of Free, Open Source Software for desktop and portable computing. Our community has developed a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment. We have a strong focus on […]

Kubuntu Not Switching To Mir Display Server

Even though Thomas Voß, Technical Architect at Canonical, has recently posted a screenshot which shows that Kubuntu runs on XMir (a layer that allows running X11 applications on top of Mir), the KDE-based Ubuntu flavor won’t be switching to Mir or XMir.Kubuntu on XMir – image via +Thomas VoßAccording to a recent blog post by [...]

Install KDE 4.10.4 in Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 15/14/13

Install KDE 4.10.4 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 15/14/13 (New Release) KDE is an international team co-operating on development and distribution of Free, Open Source Software for desktop and portable computing. Our community has developed a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment. We have a strong focus [...]

See What`s New In Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

Kubuntu 13.04, the KDE-based Ubuntu flavor, has been released yesterday. Let’s take a quick look at what’s new.Kubuntu 13.04 videoA usual, we’ll start with a video – below you can watch a quick Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) overview:(direct video link; for more videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel)KDE Plasma and Applications – 4.10Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring [...]

Kubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Alpha 2 has been Released

Jonathan Riddell has announced the availability of the second testing release of Kubuntu 13.04: “Welcome to the ‘Raring Ringtail’ Alpha 2 release, which will in time become the 13.04 release. Highlights: the latest release of KDE’s Plasma Workspaces and Applications 4.10 adds a new screen locker, Qt Quick notifications, colour correction in Gwenview and faster [...]

Upgrade To KDE SC 4.10 In Kubuntu 12.10 Or 12.04

KDE SC 4.10 has been released today with many improvements and additions, including a new QML-based screen locker, additional KWin effects and scripts thanks to GHNS (Get Hot New Stuff) integration, a new print manager, a new Air theme and wallpaper and many improvements to Kate, Dolphin, Konsole, Okular, Gwenview, Kontact, re-written typing tutor and [...]

How To Install Ubuntu 12.10 On Non-PAE CPU

Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04 use the PAE Linux Kernel by default for 32bit ISOs and while you could use the mini ISO to install Ubuntu 12.04 on computers that don’t support PAE, that’s not possible in Ubuntu 12.10.Further more, with 12.10, Xubuntu and Lubuntu no longer come with a non-PAE Linux Kernel, so by default, [...]

KDE 4.8.3 Plasma and Applications are Available for Kubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin

KDE is a free and open-source advanced desktop environment. It provides a Plasma workspaces and variety of applications for different cross-platforms. Now the latest KDE plasma and applications version 4.8.3 is available to update for Kubuntu 12.04 LTS…

Kubuntu Finds New Sponsor

A while back, Canonical announced that it will no longer fund Kubuntu, the KDE Ubuntu flavor, thus making it a community-only Ubuntu flavor. But there is some good news for Kubuntu users: Blue Systems will start sponsoring Kubuntu starting with version…

Kubuntu Active To Run On Tablets

The lead Kubuntu developer Jonathan Riddell has announced the activation of Kubuntu Active project targeted at tablets. The project has started creating daily builds. At the moment the builds are available only for the i386 architecture, but will soon …

The Day Canonical Pushed Kubuntu Out of the Nest

Linux fans have had a hard enough time watching the ongoing woes of Mandriva in recent months, so when the news hit last week that Kubuntu was under threat as well, it just felt like too much. “Today I bring the disappointing news that Canonical will no longer be funding my work on Kubuntu after [...]

Future of Kubuntu, Should You Be Worried?

Jonathan Riddel recently announced that Canonical is stopping the funding of Kubuntu project. Jonathan wrote, “Today I bring the disappointing news that Canonical will no longer be funding my work on Kubuntu after 12.04. Canonical wants to treat Kubuntu in the same way as the other community flavors such as Edubuntu, Lubuntu, and Xubuntu, and [...]

Kubuntu Status

Today I bring the disappointing news that Canonical will no longer be funding my work on Kubuntu after 12.04. Canonical wants to treat Kubuntu in the same way as the other community flavors such as Edubuntu, Lubuntu, and Xubuntu, and support the projects with infrastructure. This is a big challenge to Kubuntu of course and [...]

Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu Go LTS With 12.04

The Ubuntu Technical Board has approved the proposals that now qualify the Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Edubuntu derivatives of Ubuntu to be Long-Term Support (LTS) certified for 12.04. Ubuntu has pushed out Long-Term Support releases every two years that are supported for five years (five years for servers, but previously for desktops it was three years, [...]

Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and Lubuntu 12.04 Highlights

As we’ve stated in our previous article, Allison Randal from Canonical announced a few days ago the highlights for the upcoming Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and Lubuntu 12.04, as well as for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS and Edubuntu 12.04 LTS (presented in a separate article). Without any further ado, let have a closer [...]

Review: Kubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot”

You can consider this to be the second part of a series of reviews of the relatives of Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot. Today I’m reviewing Kubuntu. I’ve said some bad things about Kubuntu in the past. Mainly, it has to do with how a couple years ago on Ubuntu, KDE and GNOME would not mix [...]

Disappointments of Kubuntu 11.10

There are 2 times a year when all Linux users, and especially Ubuntu users, are excited. They are April and October. These are months when new versions of Ubuntu Linux are released. This October is not an exception. 13th of October (sorry, not Friday this time) saw release of version 11.10, nicknamed Oneiric Ocelot. As [...]

Kubuntu 11.10

We are proud to announce the release of Kubuntu 11.10, the Oneiric Ocelot: the latest release of our friendly OS, built on Ubuntu’s core, polished with KDE’s applications and workspaces. Kubuntu 11.10 is a grand example of friendly, fast, and beautiful software. We recommend it as the perfect OS for casual users, social butterflies, Linux [...]