You can obtain binary packages of KDE Frameworks 5 and Qt 5.2 in many distributions. This page aims to list the available binary packages, but it is not an exhaustive list and there may be new packages available that are not currently listed here.
Packages for Kubuntu Utopic Utopic (14.10) ships with KDE Frameworks 5 as part of the regular repositories. Plasma 5 packages are no longer available or supported. To remove them and upgrade to Vivid beta, please use the PPA-purge package to remove those PPAs and packages, and then install `kubuntu-desktop` meta-package, and finally:
sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade
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KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 5 is available in the Vivid development version of Kubuntu, now in beta.
On openSUSE, there are repositories with snapshots of KDE Frameworks 5 and Qt 5.3. You can add repositories in openSUSE through the graphical YaST software repositories module, in Software Repositories and then Add and Specify URL. Enter the URL of the links below.
You can also add repositories through the command line with zypper. Use the following command:
zypper ar -f <URL> <name>
Where <name> should be an alias that is easy to remember.
Factory contains required Qt5 version, and also KF5, but if you want both on release day, add the following repos:
On Arch Linux, packages for KDE Frameworks are available in the official [extra] repository. To install execute the command
# pacman -Syu # pacman -S kf5 kf5-aids
Qt 5 and KF5 packages are available in fedora's core repositories.
On Anthon Open Source Community's :Next project distribution, KF5 can be obtained from its "kf5-experimental" repository. To add this repository to your sources.list, execute
echo "deb http://mirror.anthonos.org/os2-repo/os2-experimental/kf5-experimental/ /" >> /etc/apt/sources.list apt-get update
KF5 is available in Mageia cauldron ( Development Release )
Latest stable KDE Frameworks 5 packages for ROSA Desktop Fresh can be installed from the unofficial KDE Backports repository in 1-2 days after release. After some testing these packages are pushed to the official Main repository (but some releases may be skipped).