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We’re preparing Kubuntu 13.04, the Raring Ringtail, for distribution in April 2013. With this early Alpha pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next version. We have some interesting things happening, so read on for highlights and information.
NOTE: This is an alpha pre-release. Kubuntu Pre-releases are NOT recommended for:
- Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues
- Anyone who needs a stable system
- Anyone uncomfortable running a possibly frequently broken system
- Anyone in a production environment with data or workflows that need to be reliable
Kubuntu Pre-releases ARE recommended for:
- Regular users who want to help us test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs
- Kubuntu developers
Getting Kubuntu 12.10
Download a Disk Image
Instructions for burning the image to a DVD or USB flash drive can be found on the Burning ISO Howto.
Alpha 1 Highlights
KDE Plasma and Applications 4.10 Beta
The latest testing release of KDE's Plasma Workspaces and Applications adds a new screen locker, Qt Quick notifications, colour correction in Gwenview and faster indexing in the semantic desktop.
You can give us feedback on the Kubuntu Google+ page.