The Kubuntu team is proud to announce the release of 10.10, the latest version of our popular Linux distribution. Kubuntu is one of the Ubuntu distributions and is based on KDE Software.
With the combination of its Ubuntu backbone, the amazing KDE Platform and Applications, plus a few unique extras, 10.10 aims to provide the best fusion of stability, beauty and up-to-date software.
Whether working, browsing the web, playing your music, composing an email or connecting with your friends on social networks, Kubuntu 10.10 brings you an innovative and attractive platform for all your desktop needs!
You can also hear about the Kubuntu 10.10 release on the KDE Masters of the Universe podcast.
Read on for highlights and information on how to get Kubuntu 10.10.
10.10 images can be downloaded from the Kubuntu download page.
Upgrades can be made from Kubuntu 10.04 LTS, see the 10.04 LTS Upgrade instructions.
Combined Desktop/Netbook ISO Image
For 10.10, Kubuntu has merged the Desktop and Netbook images into one featuring both the Plasma Desktop and Plasma Netbook workspaces. The appropriate workspace for your machine will be launched at login; you can also change the workspace in System Settings.
New Web Browser – Rekonq
New Ubuntu Font
Global Menu in Plasma Netbook
Improved Bluetooth Support with BlueDevil
Kubuntu now uses the PulseAudio sound server by default. Building on the efforts of Ubuntu over the last several release cycles, this system is now used by Kubuntu to give users enhanced configurability, flexibility and ease of use. System Settings and KMix have been updated to enhance Pulseaudio control integration.
Kubuntu Mobile Technology Preview
For known problems see the Ubuntu release notes.
Kubuntu is a community project, see our contribute to Kubuntu page for how to get involved.
We want to hear what you think about Kubuntu 10.10. We want to know if it rocks, if it is just OK, or it is flat out wrong. No matter the feedback, as long as it is in line with the Ubuntu Code of Conduct we would like to hear it.
Head on over to the Feedback wiki page and let us know!
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