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Kubuntu (/kuː.ˈbuːn.tuː/ koo-boon-too) is an official flavour of the Ubuntu operating system which uses the KDE Plasma Desktop instead of GNOME Shell. As part of the Ubuntu project, Kubuntu uses the same underlying systems. Every package in Kubuntu shares the same repositories as Ubuntu, and it is released regularly on the same schedule as Ubuntu.

Phab Wiki: https://phabricator.kde.org/w/kubuntu/

Recent Activity

Today

ognarb updated subscribers of T12043: Kubuntu Laptop Promotion Project.

Suscribing KDE Promo ;)

Fri, Nov 15, 3:40 PM · Kubuntu
ricktimmis updated the task description for T12043: Kubuntu Laptop Promotion Project.
Fri, Nov 15, 2:30 PM · Kubuntu
ricktimmis triaged T12043: Kubuntu Laptop Promotion Project as Normal priority.
Fri, Nov 15, 2:17 PM · Kubuntu

Thu, Oct 31

ngraham updated the task description for T10189: Support native KDE open/save dialogs in Firefox.
Thu, Oct 31, 6:46 PM · Kubuntu
Murz added a comment to T10189: Support native KDE open/save dialogs in Firefox.

Thunderbird fix crashes with GTK_USE_PORTAL=1 here https://hg.mozilla.org/releases/comm-esr68/rev/d741c4f6b95c5f3e063738d171b2fccea3695263 so now we can make this variable globally.

Thu, Oct 31, 3:53 PM · Kubuntu

Sep 2 2019

ricktimmis added a comment to T7403: Comms / Social automation.

Picking this one up again, I have created a Survey Form on Google to ask about support for a Kubuntu Newsletter.

Sep 2 2019, 9:05 PM · Kubuntu

Aug 29 2019

fusitter added a comment to T7855: Turn off translucency when moving and resizing windows - Resolved WONTFIX.
Aug 29 2019, 4:05 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7857: Add a "Show Desktop" widget to the far right side of the default panel.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:05 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7856: Turn on Fade effect.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:04 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7618: Turn on Slight RGB font hinting by default.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:04 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7864: Increase default size of all fonts by 1 pt.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:04 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7523: Product Manager.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7977: Show Application Names Instead of Description by Default (Kickoff).

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7980: Add Ctrl+H as Alternative Shortcut for Alt+. to Toggle Show Hidden Files.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8016: Disable KWin's default left touch screen edge.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8088: Remove flash dependency from kubuntu-restricted-addons?.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8116: Create Kubuntu minimal install exclusion list.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7758: Bionic wallpapers - DONE.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7864: Increase default size of all fonts by 1 pt.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T5125: Package telepathy-morse - Resolved WONTFIX.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7332: New sources for Bionic Beaver (MOTU upload or otherwise).

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Aug 29 2019, 4:03 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8177: Run plasmashell with "PLASMA_USE_QT_SCALING=1" : Wait until 18.10; re-test.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:02 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7566: Discover Backends : Wait until 18.04.1; re-test.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:02 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7979: Use kicker by default for Application Launcher : Wait until 18.10; re-test.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:02 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T7911: Kubuntu should install PowerTOP and TLP and turn them on during installation : Publicity & Testing needed; re-evaluate for 18.10.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:02 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8497: Banner for 18.04 Website, social media.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:02 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8497: Banner for 18.04 Website, social media.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:02 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8693: Make Kubuntu Compliant with KDE's Privacy Policies.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:01 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T9466: Get Global Menu support for all apps working out of the box in Cosmic.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:01 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8381: Let's improve the look 'n feel of the installer and use more meaningful visuals and wording.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:01 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T9127: Ship some KDE games with Cosmic.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:01 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T9965: Consider installing exfat-fuse by default.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:00 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T5964: Artful cycle - DONE.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:00 PM · Kubuntu
fusitter added a comment to T8252: Replace Ubiquity with Calamares in 19.10.

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Aug 29 2019, 4:00 PM · Kubuntu

Aug 20 2019

rikmills added a comment to T11011: Default wallpaper for 19.10.

I guess we are staying with the default. I must admit, I don't hate it (much) now.

Aug 20 2019, 9:29 AM · Kubuntu
rikmills added a comment to T11161: Provide simplemenu as a kicker/kickof alternative?.

For now that is in our kubuntu-desktop -settings package. If we start shipping more things like that, might be worth splitting off to a kubuntu-plasma-addons package or something like that

Aug 20 2019, 9:25 AM · Kubuntu
rikmills added a comment to T11161: Provide simplemenu as a kicker/kickof alternative?.
Aug 20 2019, 9:23 AM · Kubuntu
rikmills moved T11161: Provide simplemenu as a kicker/kickof alternative? from Inbox to Packaging / Devel on the Kubuntu board.
Aug 20 2019, 9:22 AM · Kubuntu

Jul 26 2019

halmholz added a comment to T10189: Support native KDE open/save dialogs in Firefox.

I would love to see this as default in Kubuntu! I would like to migrate my fathers PC from Windows 7 to Kubuntu in 2020 and the GTK-file-picker in firefox is one the main usability problems for him, because he does a lot of image uploading in firefox.

Jul 26 2019, 11:59 AM · Kubuntu

Jul 20 2019

michaeltunnell added a comment to T10573: Virtual Desktops & Desktop Grid Suggestions for Kubuntu.

@rikmills

  1. I don't think 4 is a lot. I think it is a good number for productivity and also looks great in a grid view.
  2. this might be an unpopular opinion but I think the pager in the panel should not even be there. It should be removed entirely.
    • yes, with more than 2 it's pretty bad, it effectively becomes worthless especially if you have multiple monitors.
      • so when someone does increase it more than 2 . . . they have to manually remove it, or ignore it, anyway.
    • instead Kubuntu should ship a button that simply activates the Desktop Grid. (just a simple kwin command, here's a demo)
      • there is an icon already available to do this in the Breeze icons as well so no extra work there.
Jul 20 2019, 5:02 PM · Kubuntu

Jul 18 2019

rikmills added a comment to T9525: Backport fix for 391706 into Frameworks 5.44.

I guess @tsimonq2 is not doing this.

Jul 18 2019, 4:35 PM · Kubuntu

Jul 5 2019

ngraham added a comment to T11161: Provide simplemenu as a kicker/kickof alternative?.

+1 for making it available by default as an alternative.

Jul 5 2019, 12:31 PM · Kubuntu

Jul 1 2019

michaeltunnell added a comment to T11161: Provide simplemenu as a kicker/kickof alternative?.

I don't know what the technical hurdles would be but I do think it would be a good option as an alternative. The Simple Menu is one of the best alternative menus in the KDE Store so I think it would be beneficial to have it included as an option in Kubuntu.

Jul 1 2019, 1:41 PM · Kubuntu
rikmills updated subscribers of T11161: Provide simplemenu as a kicker/kickof alternative?.

@ngraham @michaeltunnell opinions?

Jul 1 2019, 1:04 PM · Kubuntu
rikmills created T11161: Provide simplemenu as a kicker/kickof alternative?.
Jul 1 2019, 1:01 PM · Kubuntu
rikmills moved T8608: Dummy download icons in Firefox - 18.04 release from Packaging / Devel to Inbox on the Kubuntu board.
Jul 1 2019, 6:33 AM · Kubuntu

Jun 20 2019

fprice added a watcher for Kubuntu: fprice.
Jun 20 2019, 10:16 AM

Jun 14 2019

rikmills added a comment to T11011: Default wallpaper for 19.10.

The mod to the default 'ice cold' here to make a dark version also looks interesting.

Jun 14 2019, 4:26 AM · Kubuntu

Jun 9 2019

rikmills added a comment to T11011: Default wallpaper for 19.10.

I suggest for 19.10 we could stay with cluster (default plasma 5.15).

Jun 9 2019, 6:29 PM · Kubuntu
ngraham closed T10576: Reduce default panel height by a tiny bit as Invalid.

Fixed upstream in D21593; no longer needed.

Jun 9 2019, 3:20 AM · Kubuntu