Going Focal

Here at KDE neon base camp we have been working on moving the base of our system to Focal, Ubuntu 20.04. If you’re interested in the mechanics you can see the status, and indeed help out, on our 20.04 workboard. … Read More

KDE neon 5.18

KDE’s flagship project Plasma has released 5.18 LTS. That means we’ve crunched the code and ran the QA and slid out the packages and installable images. Upgrade your KDE neon to get Plasma 5.18. Download the ISOs to install the … Read More

KDE neon 5.17

KDE neon 5.17 is out. You can upgrade your existing KDE neon User Edition install or install fresh from an ISO image or run the Docker image. Featuring Plasma 5.17 it is packed full of new features according to OMG … Read More

Test Plasma 5.17 Beta

Plasma 5.17 Beta is out for testing and it needs you to give it a try. Do the panels show up where they should? Can you control your media players from the task manager? Do the obscure plasmoids you like … Read More

KDE neon 5.16 Out

KDE neon 5.16 is out featuring Plasma 5.16. Download the ISO now or upgrade your installs. With Diversity in mind this edition features an Ice Cold themed wallpaper to make those in the southern hemisphere feel included.

Help Test Plasma 5.16 Beta

Plasma 5.16 beta was released last week and there’s now a further couple of weeks to test it to find and fix all the beasties. To help out download the Neon Testing image and install it in a virtual machine … Read More

KDE neon New Edition Names

KDE neon offers a few different editions depending on what you’re interested in. We’ve renamed our editions a bit as the current names were causing confusion. This affects the URLs used for repos and filenames used for installable ISOs and … Read More

KDE neon on xenial/16.04 EOL

KDE neon was rebased onto Ubuntu bionic/18.04 last year and upgrades have gone generally smooth. We have removed xenial/16.04 build from our machines (they only hang around for as long as they did because it took a while to move … Read More