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Revision 53 as of 2012-12-06 11:20:04

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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.

We recommend you learn how to check your image file so your pre-release is as it’s supposed to be. Compare your MD5 checksum with the correct ones found alongside the images.

Alpha 1 Highlights

Software Updates

KDE Plasma and Applications 4.10 Beta

http://www.kde.org/announcements/announce-4.10-beta1.php

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.

Known Problems

Feedback

You can give us feedback on the Kubuntu Google+ page.