Plasma 5 Default in Kubuntu 15.04 News Coverage

News has been spreading around the world that Kubuntu 15.04 will ship with Plasma 5 as the default desktop.

The release team’s nemesis OMG Ubuntu was first saying Kubuntu 15.04 Will Use Plasma 5 Desktop by Default.  “Unity may be same ol’, same ol’ for Vivid, but it’s great to hear there’ll be plenty of vivid versioning happening elsewhere.”

Then it hit the mainstream tech press as PC headlined Kubuntu 15.04 embraces KDE’s Plasma 5 desktop. “Big changes are barreling down the pipeline for Kubuntu.”

But there’s more to the world than English speakers.  For us Hispanics Muy Linux announced Kubuntu 15.04 se atreverá con Plasma 5 por defecto “Las sensaciones son buenas.”  Exactamente.

Saammeko esitellä: Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet ja KDE Plasma 5 was how the Finish speaking world discovered it.

Kubuntu 15.04 utilizzerà KDE5 di default “è il momento di farla conoscere a tutti gli utenti.” bella!

Kubuntu 15.04 nasadí prostředí KDE Plasma 5 announced the Czech.

Molt be! As we say in Catalunya.



Forthcoming Kubuntu Interviews

Kubuntu 14.10 is due out this week bringing a choice of rock solid Plasma 4 or the tech preview of Kubuntu Plasma 5.  The team has a couple of interviews lined up to talk about this.

At 21:00UTC tomorrow (Tuesday) Valorie will be talking with Jupiter Broadcasting’s Linux Unplugged about what’s new and what’s cool.
Watch it live 21:00UTC Tuesday or watch it recorded.

Then on Thursday just fresh from 14.10 being released into the wild me and Scarlett will be on the AtRandom video podcast starting at 20:30UTC.Watch it live 20:30UTC Thursday or watch it recorded.

And feel free to send in questions to either if there is anything you want to know.