Kubuntu Part of KDE’s Google Code-in 85

Google Code-in is a project for school pupils (age 13 to 17) who are interested in helping out with open source projects.  KDE is taking part in Google Code-in and Kubuntu is posting projects as part of KDE.  If you want to help out Kubuntu or KDE sign up and pick a project to help ...

Kubuntu Polo Shirts are Shipping 66

The first batch of the new Kubuntu polo shirts are shipping.  They are being supplied by our friends at the Hungarian Ubuntu Loco Team and HelloTux shop.  Here they are modelled by our good looking Kubuntu users.

Plasma 5 Default in Kubuntu 15.04 News Coverage 87

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 ...

Forthcoming Kubuntu Interviews 3

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. ...

Weta Uses Kubuntu for Hobbit 10

Top open source news website TheMukt has an article headlined KDE’s Plasma used in Hobbit movies.  Long time fans of Kubuntu will know of previous boasts that they use a 35,000-Core Ubuntu Farm to render films like Avatar and The Hobbit supported by a Kubuntu desktop.  Great to see they’re making use of Plasma 4 ...