Kubuntu Beta 2 is Out

Kubuntu Vivid Beta 2 is out.  This is the first major distro to ship with Plasma 5 so it’ll be the first time many people get to see our lovely new desktop.  Scary. We have 24 bugs I’ve milestoned and 1 month to go until release, let’s see how low we can go.  Many of […]

Plasma Release Scripting

I made the tars for Plasma 5.2.2 yesterday.  I use releaseme, the nice program by KDE hero Harald Sitter.  Previously this took over 4 hours to make all 35 tars now it takes about 1 hour, lovely.  Most of the time is checking out the translations which, to make life simpler for translators, are in […]

Kubuntu 15.04 Heating up

Kubuntu 15.04 development is in full swing and it’s looking like our 10th anniversary edition will be a classic.  We’re the first distribution to ship a stable version with Plasma 5, the desktop which is getting tech journalists excited.  My new favourite desktop they say.  A masterpiece  in the making they’re calling it.  The most […]