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Plasma Active Images

The Plasma Active team provides official Images based on Mer for some devices:


WeTab / ExoPC




Nexus 7

Event though very much already works reasonably well, there are still some glitches. So, please don’t expect a 100% working system. For detailed installation instructions, see the article on the Mer Wiki

Archos G9

Take a look at [ http://ruedigergad.com/2013/02/24/plasma-active-archos-g9-armv7hl-rootfs-tarballs/ Ruediger Blog ] for more information.


When running Plasma Active in a virtual machine, consider that performance will not be as good as when it runs naively on the devices it has been designed for. For testing, we strongly recommend running Plasma Active on a device. The following limitations need consideration when using a virtual machine instead of a real device:

  • Performance, especially graphics, boot and application startup might be reduced
  • Advanced visual effects might not be available or work correctly in the virtual machine. This can lead to degradation of certain features, performance, visual effects and possibly stability
  • User interfaces designed for touch-screens often work less efficiently for mouse and keyboard based input methods, or feel less natural.

For detailed installation instructions, see this installation manual.

Downstream Plasma Active Images

Some distributions provide Images with Plasma Active for x86 Systems.

Kubuntu Active

Current stable release of a Kubuntu remix with Plasma Active is available at


Daily unstable images of a Kubuntu Active are at


You can burn image to CD (e.g. with k3b) or USB (e.g. with usb-creator-kde)


It includes an installer ubiquity.

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