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= Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 = = Introduction =
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Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 is available for testing. Try it out now if you want to help debug before our release in April 2015. We are preparing Kubuntu Wily Werewolf (15.10) for distribution on [[https://wiki.kubuntu.org/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule | October 22nd, 2015]]. With this '''Beta 1''' pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next (stable) version.
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||<tablestyle="background:#D2FCFF; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="width:50%; padding:0.5em;"> '''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.<<BR>> [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UtopicUpgrades/Kubuntu|Full instructions to upgrade from 14.10]]. || Download a [[http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/vivid|Bootable image]] and put it onto a [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto|DVD]] or [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick|USB Drive]] ||
The Kubuntu team are committed to releasing 15.10 in October.
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= Cutting-edge Plasma 5 is now the default = '''NOTE:'''
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|| {{http://kde.org/announcements/plasma5.0-beta2/plasma50b2-main-wee.png}} || '''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 [[https://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.1.95.php|new versions]] drop frequently.|| This is Beta 1 Release.
Kubuntu '''Beta 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
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== KDE Applications 14.12.0 == Kubuntu Beta Releases are recommended for:
 * Regular users who want to help us test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs
 * Kubuntu, KDE, and Qt developers
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|| {{attachment:VividPlasma5.png||width=400}} || The [[https://www.kde.org/announcements/announce-applications-14.12.0.php|KDE Applications 14.12]] includes a bunch of bugfixes and migrations to [[https://dot.kde.org/2013/09/25/frameworks-5|KDE Frameworks 5]]. || = Getting Kubuntu 15.10 Beta 1 =


||<tablestyle="background:#D2FCFF; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="width:50%; padding:0.5em;"> '''Upgrading from 15.04''' || '''Download a Disk Image''' ||

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|| [[Bug:1464330|Note that this does not work]] To upgrade to Kubuntu 15.10 pre-releases from 15.04, run '''kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade''' from a command line.<<BR>> [[Bug:1464330|Note that this does not work]]. <<BR>> EDIT: '''kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade''' should work again as the bug is fixed. <<BR>> || Download a [[http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/wily|Bootable image]] and put it onto a [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto|DVD]] or [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick|USB Drive]] ||

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||To upgrade to Kubuntu 15.10 pre-releases from 15.04, run '''kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade''' from a command line.<<BR>><<BR>> || Download a [[http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/wily|Bootable image]] and put it onto a [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto|DVD]] or [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick|USB Drive]] ||

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= Designed to be a Breeze, Plasma 5 is now the default =

|| {{attachment:plasma-screen-desktop-2-shadow.png||width=600}} || '''Plasma 5''', the next generation of KDE's desktop has been rewritten to make it smoother to use while retaining the familiar setup. The [[https://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.4.0.php|fourth set of updates to Plasma 5 (currently in beta)]] is the default in this version of Kubuntu.||

= KDE Applications 15.08 =

|| {{attachment:VividPlasma5.png||width=600}} || Kubuntu comes with [[https://www.kde.org/announcements/announce-applications-15.08.0.php|KDE Applications 15.08]] containing all your favorite apps from KDE, including Dolphin. This is the beta version. 107 applications have been ported to [[https://dot.kde.org/2013/09/25/frameworks-5|KDE Frameworks 5]] but those which aren't should fit in seamlessly.<<BR>><<BR>>Non-KDE applications include [[http://blog.documentfoundation.org/2015/01/29/libreoffice-4-4-the-most-beautiful-libreoffice-ever/|LibreOffice 4.4]] and [[https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/38.0/releasenotes//|Firefox 38]].||
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[[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.searchtext=&orderby=-importance&field.status:list=NEW&field.status:list=CONFIRMED&field.status:list=TRIAGED&field.status:list=INPROGRESS&field.status:list=FIXCOMMITTED&field.status:list=INCOMPLETE_WITH_RESPONSE&field.status:list=INCOMPLETE_WITHOUT_RESPONSE&assignee_option=any&field.assignee=&field.bug_reporter=&field.bug_commenter=&field.subscriber=&field.structural_subscriber=&field.milestone:list=68119&field.component-empty-marker=1&field.tag=kubuntu&field.tags_combinator=ANY&field.status_upstream-empty-marker=1&field.has_cve.used=&field.omit_dupes.used=&field.omit_dupes=on&field.affects_me.used=&field.has_no_package.used=&field.has_patch.used=&field.has_branches.used=&field.has_branches=on&field.has_no_branches.used=&field.has_no_branches=on&field.has_blueprints.used=&field.has_blueprints=on&field.has_no_blueprints.used=&field.has_no_blueprints=on&search=Search|Bugs tagged Kubuntu 15.04]] [[http://goo.gl/AOx7bx|Bugs tagged Kubuntu 15.10]]
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 * (Bug:1154535) Continue button needs an extra click during oem install
 * (Bug:1316563) Kubuntu driver manager shows nothing, even after refreshing driver list
 * (Bug:1350855) Manual Partitioner Does not Translate when Selecting a new Language
 * (Bug:1372920) kipi-plugins should depend on libkqoauth
 * (Bug:1393370) no logo for plasma 5 in lightdm
 * (Bug:1398363) Screen locker launches during install of Kubuntu 15.04
 * (Bug:1403914) Crash after selecting timezone with non-US locale
 * (Bug:1404239) use_libarchive_for_zip_files causes problems
 * (Bug:1413521) desktop folderview needs to be added on first boot on oem installs
 * (Bug:1439720) Port kubuntu_langpack_desktop_files.diff for .desktop gettext support
 * (Bug:1442512) Apport-kde crash when reporting bugs
 * (Bug:1449265) accounts kcm can not change user's password because kdepasswd is missing
 * (Bug:1451728) kde-config-telepathy-accounts package install error
 * (Bug:1485212) "Configure sources" broken in Muon (Wily)
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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 [[http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/|Daily bootable images for standard PCs/laptops/netbooks]]. Development of Kubuntu 15.10, the Wily Werewolf, 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 [[http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/|Daily bootable images for standard PCs and laptops]].


Introduction

We are preparing Kubuntu Wily Werewolf (15.10) for distribution on October 22nd, 2015. With this Beta 1 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next (stable) version.

The Kubuntu team are committed to releasing 15.10 in October.

NOTE:

This is Beta 1 Release. Kubuntu Beta 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 Beta Releases are recommended for:

  • Regular users who want to help us test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs
  • Kubuntu, KDE, and Qt developers

Getting Kubuntu 15.10 Beta 1

Upgrading from 15.04

Download a Disk Image


Warning /!\ Edit conflict - other version:


Note that this does not work To upgrade to Kubuntu 15.10 pre-releases from 15.04, run kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade from a command line.
Note that this does not work.
EDIT: kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade should work again as the bug is fixed.

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


Warning /!\ Edit conflict - your version:


To upgrade to Kubuntu 15.10 pre-releases from 15.04, run kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade from a command line.

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


Warning /!\ End of edit conflict


Designed to be a Breeze, Plasma 5 is now the default

plasma-screen-desktop-2-shadow.png

Plasma 5, the next generation of KDE's desktop has been rewritten to make it smoother to use while retaining the familiar setup. The fourth set of updates to Plasma 5 (currently in beta) is the default in this version of Kubuntu.

KDE Applications 15.08

VividPlasma5.png

Kubuntu comes with KDE Applications 15.08 containing all your favorite apps from KDE, including Dolphin. This is the beta version. 107 applications have been ported to KDE Frameworks 5 but those which aren't should fit in seamlessly.

Non-KDE applications include LibreOffice 4.4 and Firefox 38.

Known Problems

Bugs tagged Kubuntu 15.10

  • (1413521) desktop folderview needs to be added on first boot on oem installs

  • (1439720) Port kubuntu_langpack_desktop_files.diff for .desktop gettext support

  • (1442512) Apport-kde crash when reporting bugs

  • (1449265) accounts kcm can not change user's password because kdepasswd is missing

  • (1451728) kde-config-telepathy-accounts package install error

  • (1485212) "Configure sources" broken in Muon (Wily)

Feedback

Development of Kubuntu 15.10, the Wily Werewolf, 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 and laptops.

You can give us feedback on Google +https://plus.google.com/u/0/107577785796696065138/posts or Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/kubuntu.org or Twitterhttps://twitter.com/kubuntu or Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/company/kubuntu.

WilyWerewolf/Beta1/Kubuntu (last edited 2015-09-20 13:21:24 by buovjaga)