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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 list sorted in alphabetical order.
  
Keep the list sorted in alphabetical order.
 
  
[https://community.kde.org/Get_KDE_Software_on_Your_Linux_Distro Get KDE Software on Your Linux Distro] has packages information.
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=Distributions Featuring Plasma 5=
 
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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.
=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/
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==Debian==
 
 
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=
 
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/
 
 
 
Download: http://www.centos.org/download/
 
 
 
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.
 
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.
  
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Download: http://www.debian.org/distrib/
 
Download: http://www.debian.org/distrib/
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
 
=DesktopBSD=
 
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.
 
 
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
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==Fedora KDE==
 
 
=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.
 
The Fedora KDE Plasma Desktop Edition is a powerful Fedora-based operating system utilizing the KDE Plasma Desktop as the main user interface.
  
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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 distribution 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=
 
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
 
 
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
 
= KDE Neon =
 
  
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==KDE Neon==
 
[[Neon|KDE neon]] is a way of getting KDE software continuously updated on stable distro base of Ubuntu LTS
 
[[Neon|KDE neon]] is a way of getting KDE software continuously updated on stable distro base of Ubuntu LTS
  
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Download: https://neon.kde.org/download
 
Download: https://neon.kde.org/download
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
 
= 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
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==Kubuntu==
 
 
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.  
 
[[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.  
  
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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
 
Stable, secure operating system for desktop & server
  
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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
 
Based on Arch Linux, fast & rolling release
  
 
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.
 
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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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
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==Netrunner==
 
 
Desktop version: KDE 4
 
 
 
=Netrunner=
 
 
Plasma Desktop distribution based on tested snapshots of Debian Rolling.
 
Plasma Desktop distribution based on tested snapshots of Debian Rolling.
  
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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.  
 
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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Download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/nitruxos/files/Release/
 
Download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/nitruxos/files/Release/
  
Desktop version: Based on Plasma 5
 
  
=Nutyx=
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==openmamba==
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/
 
 
 
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
 
openmamba is a GNU/Linux distribution built from sources which provides by default a complete and up-to-date KDE desktop
  
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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
 
OpenMadriva is a distribution based on Mandriva. Incorporates many of Mandriva's original tools and utilities
  
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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.
 
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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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.
 
GNU/Linux distribution 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.
 
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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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.
 
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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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 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.
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Web page: https://www.ttoslinux.org/
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Download: https://www.ttoslinux.org/
  
Web page: https://www.scientificlinux.org/
 
  
Download: https://www.scientificlinux.org/downloads/
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=Distributions offering Plasma 5 as an installable option=
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[https://community.kde.org/Get_KDE_Software_on_Your_Linux_Distro Get KDE Software on Your Linux Distro] has packages information.
  
Desktop version: KDE 4
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==Alpine Linux==
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A security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox
  
=Slackel=
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Web page: https://alpinelinux.org/
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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Download: https://www.alpinelinux.org/downloads/ (see https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/KDE for information on how to install Plasma)
  
Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/slackel/files/
 
  
Desktop version: KDE 4
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==Arch Linux==
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A lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
  
=TrueOS=
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Web page: https://www.archlinux.org/
FreeBSD based operating system with Lumina & KDE desktops.
 
  
Web page: https://www.trueos.org/
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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)
  
Download: https://www.trueos.org/downloads/
 
  
Desktop version: KDE 4
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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.
  
=TTOS Linux=
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Web page: https://gentoo.org/
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.
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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/
  
Web page: https://www.ttoslinux.org/
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Download: http://downloads.nutyx.org/
  
Download: https://www.ttoslinux.org/
 
  
Desktop version: Plasma 5
 
  
 
=KDE on Windows=
 
=KDE on Windows=

Revision as of 19:02, 3 October 2019

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


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.


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

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


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/

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


KaOS

KaOS is a rolling, built-from-scratch distribution 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 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

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


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/

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


Mageia

Stable, secure operating system for desktop & server

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

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


Manjaro KDE

Based on Arch Linux, fast & rolling release

Web page: https://manjaro.org/

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


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.

Web page: http://neptuneos.com/

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


Netrunner

Plasma Desktop distribution 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 Linux distribution focusing on portable universal app formats, using the Nomad desktop environment, built on top of KDE Plasma 5 and Qt.

Web page: https://nxos.org/

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


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

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


OpenMandriva

OpenMadriva is a distribution based on Mandriva. Incorporates many of Mandriva's original tools and utilities

Web page: http://openmandriva.org/

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


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.

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

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


PCLinuxOS

GNU/Linux distribution based on the old Mandriva.

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

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


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.

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

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


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.

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

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


TTOS Linux

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/


Distributions offering Plasma 5 as an installable option

Get KDE Software on Your Linux Distro has packages information.

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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