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This is a community maintained list of distributions shipping KDE software.
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This is a community-maintained page that lists active distributions shipping Plasma 5. Please keep these lists sorted in alphabetical order.
  
Keep the list sorted in alphabetical order.
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[https://community.kde.org/Get_KDE_Software_on_Your_Linux_Distro Get KDE Software on Your Linux Distro] has packaging information for those wishing to ship KDE software.
  
[https://community.kde.org/Get_KDE_Software_on_Your_Linux_Distro Get KDE Software on Your Linux Distro] has packages information.
 
  
=Alpine Linux=
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=Distributions Featuring Plasma 5=
A security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox
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These distributions ship Plasma 5 by default or offer it as an easy and formally-supported option during installation, and are recommended for most users.
 
 
Web page: https://alpinelinux.org/
 
 
 
Download: https://www.alpinelinux.org/downloads/
 
 
 
Desktop version: None, see https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/KDE for information on how to install Plasma
 
 
 
=Arch Linux=
 
A lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
 
 
 
Web page: https://www.archlinux.org/
 
 
 
Download: https://www.archlinux.org/download/
 
  
Desktop version: None, see https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/KDE for information on how to install Plasma
 
  
=CentOS=
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==Chakra==
CentOS is a rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 100% compatible with it in full compliance with red Hat Redistribution requirements.
 
  
Web page: http://www.centos.org/
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A community developed GNU/Linux distribution with an emphasis on KDE and Qt technologies, utilizing a unique semi-rolling repository model.
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Web page: https://www.chakralinux.org/
  
Download: http://www.centos.org/download/
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==Debian==
 
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Debian is the oldest continuously-produced free operating system with one of the largest communities of developers and users. It is used as the basis for many other distributions but can be used directly and offers Plasma 5 as an option.
Desktop version: KDE 4
 
 
 
=Debian=
 
Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run.
 
  
 
Web page: http://www.debian.org
 
Web page: http://www.debian.org
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Download: http://www.debian.org/distrib/
 
Download: http://www.debian.org/distrib/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=DesktopBSD=
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==Fedora KDE==
DesktopBSD is a free operating system, derived from Unix, and based on FreeBSD. Its objective is to combine the traditional stability of FreeBSD with the simplicity of use of KDE.
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The Fedora KDE Plasma Desktop Edition is a variant of the Fedora operating system featuring Plasma 5 as its main user interface.
 
 
Web page: http://www.desktopbsd.net/
 
 
 
Download: http://www.desktopbsd.net/?pos=downloads
 
 
 
Desktop version: KDE 4
 
 
 
=Dragon Fly=
 
Dragon Fly is a derivated from FreeBSD
 
 
 
Web page: http://www.dragonflybsd.org/
 
 
 
Download: http://www.dragonflybsd.org/download/
 
 
 
Desktop version: KDE 4
 
 
 
=Fedora KDE=
 
The Fedora KDE Plasma Desktop Edition is a powerful Fedora-based operating system utilizing the KDE Plasma Desktop as the main user interface.
 
  
 
Web page: https://spins.fedoraproject.org/kde/
 
Web page: https://spins.fedoraproject.org/kde/
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Download: https://spins.fedoraproject.org/kde/download/index.html
 
Download: https://spins.fedoraproject.org/kde/download/index.html
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
 
=FreeBSD=
 
An advanced computer operating system used to power modern servers, desktops and embedded platforms.
 
 
Web page: https://www.freebsd.org/
 
 
Download: https://www.freebsd.org/where.html
 
 
Project web page: https://freebsd.kde.org/
 
 
Desktop version
 
    a) The ports tree contains Plasma 4
 
    b) The development repository area51 contains Plasma 5
 
 
=Gentoo=
 
Gentoo is a free operating system based on Linux that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need.
 
 
Web page: https://gentoo.org/
 
 
Download: https://gentoo.org/downloads/
 
 
Desktop version: Plasma 5, stable and testing versions, see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/KDE
 
 
= KaOS =
 
* The independent KaOS  is a rolling, built from scratch distribution and focused on both, Qt as well as KDE.
 
  
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==KaOS==
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KaOS is a rolling, built-from-scratch operating system and with a focus on KDE and Qt software.
  
 
Web page: https://kaosx.us
 
Web page: https://kaosx.us
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Download: https://kaosx.us/pages/download/
 
Download: https://kaosx.us/pages/download/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
= Kanotix=
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==KDE Neon==
KANOTIX is a Linux distribution based on the most recent stable release of Debian GNU/Linux.
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[[Neon|KDE neon]] is the latest long-term support version of the Ubuntu operating system, additionally offering continuously-updated versions of KDE software. Neon is available in three editions: User Edition (latest released versions of KDE software), Developer Edition Stable Branches (continuous delivery of beta/stable versions of KDE software), and Developer Edition Unstable Branches (continuous delivery of unstable Git master branches for KDE software).
 
 
Web page: http://kanotix.com/
 
 
 
Download: http://kanotix.com/Downloads.html
 
 
 
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
 
 
= KDE Neon =
 
 
 
[[Neon|KDE neon]] is a way of getting KDE software continuously updated on stable distro base of Ubuntu LTS
 
 
 
Available as User Edition (released versions of software), Developer Edition Stable Branches (continuous delivery of beta/stable Git branches), Developer Edition Unstable Branches (continuous delivery of unstable master Git branches).
 
  
 
Web page: https://neon.kde.org
 
Web page: https://neon.kde.org
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Download: https://neon.kde.org/download
 
Download: https://neon.kde.org/download
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
= Knoppix=
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==Kubuntu==
KNOPPIX is a bootable Live system on CD, DVD or USB flash drives, consisting of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals.
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[[Kubuntu]] is an Ubuntu-based operating system featuring Plasma 5 and KDE apps. It is available in long-term support and more frequently-updated versions.
 
 
Web page: http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html
 
 
 
Download: http://www.knopper.net/knoppix-mirrors/index-en.html
 
 
 
Desktop version: Plasma 5.8
 
 
 
=Kubuntu=
 
[[Kubuntu]] is an operating system built by a worldwide team of expert developers. It contains all the applications you need: a web browser, an office suite, media apps, an instant messaging client and much more.  
 
  
 
Web page: http://www.kubuntu.org/
 
Web page: http://www.kubuntu.org/
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Download: http://www.kubuntu.org/getkubuntu
 
Download: http://www.kubuntu.org/getkubuntu
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=Mageia=
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==Mageia==
Stable, secure operating system for desktop & server
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Mageia is an operating system that's a continuation of Mandriva and features Plasma 5.
  
 
Web page: http://www.mageia.org
 
Web page: http://www.mageia.org
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Download: http://www.mageia.org/downloads/
 
Download: http://www.mageia.org/downloads/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=Manjaro=
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==Manjaro KDE==
Based on Arch Linux, fast & rolling release
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Manjaro is an Arch-based rolling release operating system with a graphical installer that offers a KDE edition with Plasma 5.
  
 
Web page: https://manjaro.org/
 
Web page: https://manjaro.org/
  
Download: https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/
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Download: https://manjaro.org/download/official/kde/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=Neptune=
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==Neptune==
Neptune is a distribution for desktop computers. It is based on the stable branch of Debian, except for a new kernel, some drivers and newer versions of popular applications, such as LibreOffice. It is also released with the latest version of the KDE desktop.
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Neptune is an operating system based on Debian Stable, plus more recent versions of the Linux kernel, device drivers, and popular applications such as LibreOffice. It also features the latest version of Plasma 5.
  
 
Web page: http://neptuneos.com/
 
Web page: http://neptuneos.com/
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Download: http://neptuneos.com/en/download.html
 
Download: http://neptuneos.com/en/download.html
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
 
=NetBSD=
 
NetBSD is an open source operating system similar to UNIX that is free, secure and highly portable available for many platforms.
 
 
Web page: http://www.netbsd.org/
 
 
Download: http://www.netbsd.org/mirrors/#iso
 
 
Desktop version: KDE 4
 
  
=Netrunner=
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==Netrunner==
Plasma Desktop distribution based on tested snapshots of Debian Rolling.
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Netrunner is an operating system featuring Plasma 5 that's based on tested snapshots of Debian Rolling.
  
 
Web page: http://www.netrunner.com
 
Web page: http://www.netrunner.com
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Download: http://www.netrunner.com/download/
 
Download: http://www.netrunner.com/download/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=Nitrux=
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==Nitrux==
Nitrux is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution focusing on portable universal app formats, using the Nomad desktop environment, built on top of KDE Plasma 5 and Qt.  
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Nitrux is an Ubuntu-based operating system focusing on portable universal app formats. It features the Nomad desktop environment, a heavily customized variant of Plasma 5.
  
 
Web page: https://nxos.org/
 
Web page: https://nxos.org/
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Download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/nitruxos/files/Release/
 
Download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/nitruxos/files/Release/
  
Desktop version: Based on Plasma 5
 
 
=Nutyx=
 
NuTyX is a French GNU/Linux distribution created from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch.
 
 
Web page: http://www.nutyx.org/
 
  
Download: http://downloads.nutyx.org/
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==openmamba==
 
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openmamba is a an operating system built from sources which provides by default a complete and up-to-date Plasma 5 desktop.
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
 
 
=openmamba=
 
openmamba is a GNU/Linux distribution built from sources which provides by default a complete and up-to-date KDE desktop
 
  
 
Web page: https://openmamba.org
 
Web page: https://openmamba.org
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Download: https://openmamba.org/en/downloads/
 
Download: https://openmamba.org/en/downloads/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=OpenMandriva=
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==OpenMandriva==
OpenMadriva is a distribution based on Mandriva. Incorporates many of Mandriva's original tools and utilities
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OpenMadriva is an operating system based on Mandriva featuring Plasma 5 that and incorporates many of Mandriva's original tools and utilities.
  
 
Web page: http://openmandriva.org/
 
Web page: http://openmandriva.org/
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Download: https://www.openmandriva.org/download
 
Download: https://www.openmandriva.org/download
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=openSUSE=
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==openSUSE==
Stable, easy to use and complete multi-purpose distribution. Ships KDE with other KDE-Apps like Krita and Amarok. openSUSE Leap is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise. Tumbleweed is Rolling release and uses the newest Plasma version.
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openSUSE is an operating system offering Plasma 5 that's based on the commercial SUSE Linux Enterprise product. It comes in two editions: Leap, which has discrete releases and ships stable versions of software, and Tumbleweed, which is a rolling release.
  
 
Web page: https://www.opensuse.org/
 
Web page: https://www.opensuse.org/
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Download: http://software.opensuse.org/
 
Download: http://software.opensuse.org/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=PCLinuxOS=
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==PCLinuxOS==
GNU/Linux distribution based on the old Mandriva.
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PCLinuxOS is an operating system featuring Plasma 5 that's based on the old Mandriva.
  
 
Web page: https://www.pclinuxos.com/
 
Web page: https://www.pclinuxos.com/
  
Download: https://www.pclinuxos.com/get-pclinuxos/
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Download: https://www.pclinuxos.com/get-pclinuxos/kde/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=Rosa=
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==Rosa==
ROSA, is a Linux distribution featuring a highly personalized KDE desktop and a number of modifications designed to enhance the user-friendly face of the work environment.
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ROSA is is an operating system featuring a highly customized Plasma 5 desktop and a number of modifications designed to enhance the user-friendliness of the workspace.
  
 
Web page: http://www.rosalab.com/
 
Web page: http://www.rosalab.com/
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Download: http://wiki.rosalab.ru/en/index.php/ROSA_Release
 
Download: http://wiki.rosalab.ru/en/index.php/ROSA_Release
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=Sabayon=
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==Sabayon==
Sabayon is a Gentoo-based distribution, which follows the "ready to work" philosophy, aiming to give the user a large number of ready-to-use applications and a self-configured operating system.
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Sabayon is a Gentoo-based operating system offering Plasma 5 which follows the "ready to work" philosophy, aiming to give the user a large number of ready-to-use applications and a self-configured operating system.
  
 
Web page: http://www.sabayon.org/
 
Web page: http://www.sabayon.org/
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Download: http://www.sabayon.org/download
 
Download: http://www.sabayon.org/download
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
=Scientific Linux=
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==TTOS Linux==
Scientific Linux is a recompiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux, co-developed by Fermilab National Laboratory and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
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TTOS Linux is an operating system based on Debian offering Plasma 5. It was originally designed as an OEM alternative OS to replace Windows but has since evolved to be a general-purpose Debian-based distribution containing access to [http://www.ttpc-systems.com/proshield/ TTPC software] in its repositories.
  
Web page: https://www.scientificlinux.org/
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Web page: https://www.ttoslinux.org/
  
Download: https://www.scientificlinux.org/downloads/
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Download: https://www.ttoslinux.org/download.html
  
Desktop version: KDE 4
 
  
=Slackel=
 
Slackel is a distribution and a live CD based on Slackware Linux and Salix OS and is fully compatible with both. Use the current version of Slackware and KDE desktop.
 
  
Web page: http://www.slackel.gr/
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=Distributions offering Plasma 5 as an installable option=
  
Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/slackel/files/
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==Alpine Linux==
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A security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox
  
Desktop version: KDE 4
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Web page: https://alpinelinux.org/
  
=TrueOS=
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Download: https://www.alpinelinux.org/downloads/ (see https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/KDE for information on how to install Plasma)
FreeBSD based operating system with Lumina & KDE desktops.
 
  
Web page: https://www.trueos.org/
 
  
Download: https://www.trueos.org/downloads/
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==Arch Linux==
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A lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
  
Desktop version: KDE 4
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Web page: https://www.archlinux.org/
  
=TTOS Linux=
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Download: https://www.archlinux.org/download/ (see https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/KDE for information on how to install Plasma)
TTOS Linux is a desktop linux distribution based on Debian. It was originally designed as an OEM alternative OS to replace Windows on the TTPC and has since evolved to be a debian based distribution containing access to TTPC software in it's repositories.
 
  
Web page: https://www.ttoslinux.org/
 
  
Download: https://www.ttoslinux.org/
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==Gentoo==
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Gentoo is a free operating system based on Linux that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need.
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Web page: https://gentoo.org/
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Download: https://gentoo.org/downloads/ (see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/KDE for information on how to install Plasma)
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==Kanotix==
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KANOTIX is a Linux distribution based on the most recent stable release of Debian GNU/Linux.
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Web page: http://kanotix.com/
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Download: http://kanotix.com/Downloads.html
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==Knoppix==
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KNOPPIX is a bootable Live system on CD, DVD or USB flash drives, consisting of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals.
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Web page: http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html
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Download: http://www.knopper.net/knoppix-mirrors/index-en.html
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==Nutyx==
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NuTyX is a French GNU/Linux distribution created from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch.
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Web page: http://www.nutyx.org/
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Download: http://downloads.nutyx.org/
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Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
 
=KDE on Windows=
 
=KDE on Windows=

Latest revision as of 08:18, 5 October 2019

This is a community-maintained page that lists active distributions shipping Plasma 5. Please keep these lists sorted in alphabetical order.

Get KDE Software on Your Linux Distro has packaging information for those wishing to ship KDE software.


Distributions Featuring Plasma 5

These distributions ship Plasma 5 by default or offer it as an easy and formally-supported option during installation, and are recommended for most users.


Chakra

A community developed GNU/Linux distribution with an emphasis on KDE and Qt technologies, utilizing a unique semi-rolling repository model.

Web page: https://www.chakralinux.org/

Debian

Debian is the oldest continuously-produced free operating system with one of the largest communities of developers and users. It is used as the basis for many other distributions but can be used directly and offers Plasma 5 as an option.

Web page: http://www.debian.org

Download: http://www.debian.org/distrib/


Fedora KDE

The Fedora KDE Plasma Desktop Edition is a variant of the Fedora operating system featuring Plasma 5 as its main user interface.

Web page: https://spins.fedoraproject.org/kde/

Download: https://spins.fedoraproject.org/kde/download/index.html


KaOS

KaOS is a rolling, built-from-scratch operating system and with a focus on KDE and Qt software.

Web page: https://kaosx.us

Download: https://kaosx.us/pages/download/


KDE Neon

KDE neon is the latest long-term support version of the Ubuntu operating system, additionally offering continuously-updated versions of KDE software. Neon is available in three editions: User Edition (latest released versions of KDE software), Developer Edition Stable Branches (continuous delivery of beta/stable versions of KDE software), and Developer Edition Unstable Branches (continuous delivery of unstable Git master branches for KDE software).

Web page: https://neon.kde.org

Download: https://neon.kde.org/download


Kubuntu

Kubuntu is an Ubuntu-based operating system featuring Plasma 5 and KDE apps. It is available in long-term support and more frequently-updated versions.

Web page: http://www.kubuntu.org/

Download: http://www.kubuntu.org/getkubuntu


Mageia

Mageia is an operating system that's a continuation of Mandriva and features Plasma 5.

Web page: http://www.mageia.org

Download: http://www.mageia.org/downloads/


Manjaro KDE

Manjaro is an Arch-based rolling release operating system with a graphical installer that offers a KDE edition with Plasma 5.

Web page: https://manjaro.org/

Download: https://manjaro.org/download/official/kde/


Neptune

Neptune is an operating system based on Debian Stable, plus more recent versions of the Linux kernel, device drivers, and popular applications such as LibreOffice. It also features the latest version of Plasma 5.

Web page: http://neptuneos.com/

Download: http://neptuneos.com/en/download.html


Netrunner

Netrunner is an operating system featuring Plasma 5 that's based on tested snapshots of Debian Rolling.

Web page: http://www.netrunner.com

Download: http://www.netrunner.com/download/


Nitrux

Nitrux is an Ubuntu-based operating system focusing on portable universal app formats. It features the Nomad desktop environment, a heavily customized variant of Plasma 5.

Web page: https://nxos.org/

Download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/nitruxos/files/Release/


openmamba

openmamba is a an operating system built from sources which provides by default a complete and up-to-date Plasma 5 desktop.

Web page: https://openmamba.org

Download: https://openmamba.org/en/downloads/


OpenMandriva

OpenMadriva is an operating system based on Mandriva featuring Plasma 5 that and incorporates many of Mandriva's original tools and utilities.

Web page: http://openmandriva.org/

Download: https://www.openmandriva.org/download


openSUSE

openSUSE is an operating system offering Plasma 5 that's based on the commercial SUSE Linux Enterprise product. It comes in two editions: Leap, which has discrete releases and ships stable versions of software, and Tumbleweed, which is a rolling release.

Web page: https://www.opensuse.org/

Download: http://software.opensuse.org/


PCLinuxOS

PCLinuxOS is an operating system featuring Plasma 5 that's based on the old Mandriva.

Web page: https://www.pclinuxos.com/

Download: https://www.pclinuxos.com/get-pclinuxos/kde/


Rosa

ROSA is is an operating system featuring a highly customized Plasma 5 desktop and a number of modifications designed to enhance the user-friendliness of the workspace.

Web page: http://www.rosalab.com/

Download: http://wiki.rosalab.ru/en/index.php/ROSA_Release


Sabayon

Sabayon is a Gentoo-based operating system offering Plasma 5 which follows the "ready to work" philosophy, aiming to give the user a large number of ready-to-use applications and a self-configured operating system.

Web page: http://www.sabayon.org/

Download: http://www.sabayon.org/download


TTOS Linux

TTOS Linux is an operating system based on Debian offering Plasma 5. It was originally designed as an OEM alternative OS to replace Windows but has since evolved to be a general-purpose Debian-based distribution containing access to TTPC software in its repositories.

Web page: https://www.ttoslinux.org/

Download: https://www.ttoslinux.org/download.html


Distributions offering Plasma 5 as an installable option

Alpine Linux

A security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox

Web page: https://alpinelinux.org/

Download: https://www.alpinelinux.org/downloads/ (see https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/KDE for information on how to install Plasma)


Arch Linux

A lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.

Web page: https://www.archlinux.org/

Download: https://www.archlinux.org/download/ (see https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/KDE for information on how to install Plasma)


Gentoo

Gentoo is a free operating system based on Linux that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need.

Web page: https://gentoo.org/

Download: https://gentoo.org/downloads/ (see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/KDE for information on how to install Plasma)


Kanotix

KANOTIX is a Linux distribution based on the most recent stable release of Debian GNU/Linux.

Web page: http://kanotix.com/

Download: http://kanotix.com/Downloads.html


Knoppix

KNOPPIX is a bootable Live system on CD, DVD or USB flash drives, consisting of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals.

Web page: http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html

Download: http://www.knopper.net/knoppix-mirrors/index-en.html


Nutyx

NuTyX is a French GNU/Linux distribution created from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch.

Web page: http://www.nutyx.org/

Download: http://downloads.nutyx.org/


KDE on Windows

You can build lots of KDE applications for Windows 7, 8 and 10 using Craft.

Web page: https://community.kde.org/Craft


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