Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1

Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 is available for testing. Try it out now if you want to help debug before our release in April 2015.

Upgrading from 14.10

Download a Disk Image

To upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04 pre-releases from 14.10, run kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade from a command line.
Full instructions to upgrade from 14.10.

Download a Bootable image and put it onto a DVD or USB Drive

Cutting-edge Plasma 5 is now the default


Plasma 5, the next generation of KDE Software is still a work in progress, but is stable enough for everyday use and it keeps getting better as new versions drop frequently.

KDE Applications 14.12.0


The KDE Applications 14.12 includes a bunch of bugfixes and migrations to KDE Frameworks 5.

Known Problems

Bugs tagged Kubuntu 15.04

  • (1154535) Continue button needs an extra click during oem install

  • (1316563) Kubuntu driver manager shows nothing, even after refreshing driver list

  • (1350855) Manual Partitioner Does not Translate when Selecting a new Language

  • (1372920) kipi-plugins should depend on libkqoauth

  • (1393370) no logo for plasma 5 in lightdm

  • (1398363) Screen locker launches during install of Kubuntu 15.04

  • (1403914) Crash after selecting timezone with non-US locale

  • (1404239) use_libarchive_for_zip_files causes problems


Development of Kubuntu 15.04, the Vivid Vervet, is ongoing and bugs are fixed every day. Before reporting bugs, please ensure your system is up to date. For verifying installation related bugs, updated disk images are available from Daily bootable images for standard PCs/laptops/netbooks.

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VividVervet/Alpha1/Kubuntu (last edited 2014-12-19 19:46:25 by marco-parillo)