Revision as of 19:02, 3 October 2019 by Ngraham (talk | contribs) (Separate the list into 3: distros featuring Plasma, distros merely offering plasma, and Windows options)(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff) This is a community-maintained page that lists active distributions shipping Plasma 5. Please keep these lists list sorted in alphabetical order. Contents 1 Distributions Featuring Plasma 5 1.1 Debian 1.2 Fedora KDE 1.3 KaOS 1.4 KDE Neon 1.5 Kubuntu 1.6 Mageia 1.7 Manjaro KDE 1.8 Neptune 1.9 Netrunner 1.10 Nitrux 1.11 openmamba 1.12 OpenMandriva 1.13 openSUSE 1.14 PCLinuxOS 1.15 Rosa 1.16 Sabayon 1.17 TTOS Linux 2 Distributions offering Plasma 5 as an installable option 2.1 Alpine Linux 2.2 Arch Linux 2.3 Gentoo 2.4 Kanotix 2.5 Knoppix 2.6 Nutyx 3 KDE on Windows 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 Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/index.php?title=Distributions&oldid=86394" Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.