Maybe it’s all the QA we added but issues kept cropping up with Bionic. All those people who had encrypted home folders in xenial soon found they had no files in bionic because support had been dropped so we had to add a quirk to keep access to the files. Even yesterday a badly applied […]
We are continuing the work to rebase KDE neon on bionic and are now looking for people to test the upgrader. KDE neon Bionic Upgrade instructions and report form Our upgrader has been working for some time and many people have used it successfully, but as ever we wanted to prove it was correct and […]
The KDE neon team has been working with the Blue Systems hardware enablement team and the Pinebook developers to create the KDE neon Pinebook Remix. It uses our Bionic images built for arm64 to create a full featured slick desktop that runs on the best value hardware. The Pinebook comes at a low price but […]
Our QA tests have turned green which means we have switched on the preview publishing for the KDE neon Installable Images based on Bionic. Download installable ISO images A reminder of what the different editions mean: User: Packages continuously built from latest releases. Use this edition if you are uncertain. Developer Edition Git Stable Branches: […]
The newly released and extremely elegant Plasma 5.13 is now available in KDE neon User Edition. We’ve also gone ahead and included Qt 5.11 and KDE Frameworks 5.47 to get a billion bugs fixed and improve printing support. Enjoy!
The forthcoming new release of Plasma 5.13 will have some lovely new features such as rewritten System Settings pages and Plasma Browser Integration. But we need testers. Incase you missed it the Plasma 5.13 release announce has a rundown of the main features. If you are an auditory learner you can listen to the Late […]
KDE neon is a project to do continuous integration and deployment of KDE software for easy and quick use by the world. We have three ways of doing that the main one being the archive of .deb packages based on the latest Ubuntu LTS (the other two are Docker images and Snap packages). With the […]
With the new Plasma LTS came an update to KDE neon LTS Edition and lots of people asking which edition to use and what the difference is. This caused us to review the purpose of LTS and as a result we’ve just hidden LTS from the download page. The only difference with the LTS edition […]
Plasma 5.12 LTS was launched today after some months focusing on speed and stability of the original and best Linux desktop. We’ve updated the packages in KDE neon User Edition and in KDE neon User LTS Edition. The installable image is also updated. Enjoy it!