Kubuntu Polo Shirts are Shipping 1

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 6

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 8

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 ...

Kubuntu Sponsors’ Presentation 8

Yesterday the stream of talks at KDE’s conference Akademy finished with the Akademy Awards and Sponsors’ Presentations. Thanks to kind sponsorship by Blue Systems we got to give the first presentation. Rather than talk about how much we loved KDE we decided to show our love by giving away our smart range of polo shirts ...