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Try and install Plasma from a live medium provided by several Linux distributions.
 
Try and install Plasma from a live medium provided by several Linux distributions.
  
= Shipping the latest code from git =
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= Shipping the latest code from Git =
  
 
== KDE neon ==
 
== KDE neon ==
 
KDE neon builds Frameworks, Plasma and Applications on a continuous integration system.
 
KDE neon builds Frameworks, Plasma and Applications on a continuous integration system.
  
You can use the Developer-stable version for builds from Plasma/5.x branches or Developer-unstable version for builds from master branches.
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You can use the Testing Edition for builds from Plasma/5.x branches or Unstable Edition for builds from master branches.
  
http://neon.kde.org/download
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https://neon.kde.org/download
  
 
== openSUSE ==
 
== openSUSE ==
  
[http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Medias/images/iso/?P=openSUSE_Argon.x86_64*.iso Argon] and [http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Medias/images/iso/?P=openSUSE_Krypton.*.iso Krypton] are openSUSE live images shipping the latest KDE software from Git master (unreleased) for Leap and Tumbleweed, respectively.
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[http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Medias/images/iso/?P=openSUSE_Krypton.*.iso Krypton] is an installable live image based on openSUSE Tumbleweed with the latest KDE software from Git master (unreleased) on top.
  
= Ships Plasma 5.9 =
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See also https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Argon_and_Krypton
  
== openSUSE ==
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= Ships Plasma 5.18 LTS =
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== KDE neon ==
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KDE neon builds Frameworks, Plasma and Applications on a continuous integration system.
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The User Edition has Plasma 5.18
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https://neon.kde.org/download
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== Kubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" (development builds) ==
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The Kubuntu development release daily iso builds now have Plasma 5.18 LTS.
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http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/
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== KaOS 2020.02 ==
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[https://kaosx.us KaOS] is a sophisticated distro which focuses completely on KDE. A modern packaging approach based on Arch's pacman leads to stability and freshness at the same time. Small and helpfully community.
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[https://kaosx.us/news/2020/kaos02/ KaOS 2020.02] (stable release) is built on Qt 5.14.1, runs Linux kernel version 5.5.6 and features:
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* Frameworks 5.67.0
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* Plasma 5.18.1 LTS
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* Applications 19.12.2
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Other package versions of note include systemd 244, make 4.3, sudo 1.8.31, gmp 6.2.0, mesa 19.3.4, NetworkManager 1.22.8, nano 4.8, and nss 3.50.
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== OpenMandriva Cooker and Rolling ==
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[http://openmandriva.org/ OpenMandriva] is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution.
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The current development branch ("Cooker") includes Qt 5.15.0-alpha, KDE Frameworks 5.67, Plasma 5.18.2 and KApps 19.12.2.
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The current rolling release branch includes Qt 5.14.1, KDE Frameworks 5.67, and Plasma 5.18.0 and KApps 19.12.2.
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== openSUSE Tumbleweed ==
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In addition to Git based versions there is openSUSE's rolling distribution "Tumbleweed" which ships the latest Plasma release tested with [https://openqa.opensuse.org/ openQA]:
  
The latest stable Plasma version is available as a live image  as part of the Krypton stable image:
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[https://software.opensuse.org/distributions/tumbleweed#livecd-ports Both 32 bit and 64 bit versions are available.]
  
[http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Medias/images/iso/?P=openSUSE_Krypton_stable.i686*.iso 32 bit version] and
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= Ships Plasma 5.17 =
[http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Medias/images/iso/?P=openSUSE_Krypton_stable.x86_64*.iso 64 bit version]
 
  
== KDE neon ==
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== OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 ==
KDE neon builds Frameworks, Plasma and Applications on a continuous integration system.
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[http://openmandriva.org/ OpenMandriva] is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. Release 4.1 includes Qt 5.14.1, KDE Frameworks 5.66, and Plasma 5.17.5.
  
The user editions build from released software.
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== openSUSE Argon ==
  
http://neon.kde.org/download
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[http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Medias/images/iso/?P=Argon.x86_64*.iso Argon] is an installable live image of openSUSE Leap with the latest Plasma release. See also https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Argon_and_Krypton
  
 
== Slackware ==
 
== Slackware ==
[http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/tag/live/ Alien BOB] (Eric Hameleers) provides an installable [http://bear.alienbase.nl/mirrors/slackware-live/ Live image for Plasma 5] based on the development tree "slackware64-current". Login account/password are both "live". Use ''su'' or ''sudo'' to become root (using the "live" password).
 
  
= Ships Older Releases =
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[https://alien.slackbook.org/blog/tag/live/ Alien BOB] (Eric Hameleers) provides an installable [https://slackware.nl/slackware-live/latest/slackware64-live-plasma5-current.iso Live image for Plasma 5] based on the development tree "slackware64-current" and the [https://docs.slackware.com/slackware:liveslak liveslak] scripts. Login account/password are both "live". Use ''su'' or ''sudo'' to become root (using the "live" password).
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= Ships Plasma 5.16 =
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== Kubuntu ==
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Kubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine," [https://kubuntu.org/news/kubuntu-19-10-is-released-today/ released in October], includes Plasma 5.16.5. The [http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/19.10/release/ Live ISO] is available for download.
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== Manjaro ==
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Manjaro KDE Edition is rolling release distribution. It provides the latest stable Plasma, KDE Applications, KDE Frameworks and Qt releases.
  
== Chakra ==
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https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/
[https://chakralinux.org/ Chakra] is a GNU/Linux distribution with an emphasis on KDE and Qt that focuses on simplicity from a technical standpoint and free software. The downloadable ISO features a bootable environment that allows you to test the system before installing it.
 
  
== Fedora ==
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== OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 ==
The [https://spins.fedoraproject.org/kde/ Fedora KDE Spin] comes with Plasma. New minor Plasma versions are pushed as regular updates for Fedora installations but live media may contain a slightly older release (depending on Fedora’s release cycle).
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[http://openmandriva.org/ OpenMandriva] is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. Release 4.0 includes Qt 5.12.3, KDE Frameworks 5.58, and Plasma 5.15.4.
  
== KaOS ==
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= Ships Plasma 5.14 =
* [https://kaosx.us/ KaOS] is a rolling, independent, built from scratch distribution, focused on Qt and KDE. It makes regular ISO releases available, so any (new) user is not confronted with a large or complicated first update.
 
  
== Kubuntu ==
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== Debian ==
[http://www.kubuntu.org/news/plasma-5-8-5-bugfix-release-in-xenial-and-yakkety-backports-now/ Kubuntu 16.04 LTS and 16.10] support Plasma 5.8.5 through Backports.
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Official Debian 10 “buster” live images can be downloaded from [https://www.debian.org/CD/live/ debian.org/CD/live]. There’re several desktop environment flavors, including KDE.
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= Ships Plasma 5.13 =
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== GeckoLinux ==
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GeckoLinux is built directly from openSUSE packages and uses openSUSE repositories.
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GeckoLinux NEXT Plasma includes the Plasma 5.13 desktop environment on top of the Leap 15.0 base system. It also includes KDE Applications 18.04 and the KDE Framework at version 5.47.0.
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http://geckolinux.github.io/#download-next
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GeckoLinux ROLLING Plasma can also be updated to Plasma 5.13.
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http://geckolinux.github.io/#download-rolling
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= Ships Plasma 5.12 LTS =
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== openSUSE Leap ==
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The latest released Plasma LTS version is available as a live image with openSUSE's stable branch "Leap":
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[https://software.opensuse.org/distributions/leap#Live-ports 64 bit version]
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== GeckoLinux ==
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GeckoLinux is built directly from openSUSE packages and uses openSUSE repositories.  
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GeckoLinux STATIC Plasma includes the Plasma 5.12 LTS desktop environment on top of a Leap 15.0 base.
  
== Mageia ==
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http://geckolinux.github.io/#download-static
[http://www.mageia.org/fr/ Mageia] ships Plasma in Live Images.
 
* [http://www.mageia.org/downloads/ Stable release 5] ships latest Plasma 4 aka KDE ;-)
 
* [http://www.mageia.org/6/ Beta of Mageia 6] ships latest Plasma LTS : 5.8.x
 
You can update to latest Plasma in live mode, even without installing to disk.
 
  
== openSUSE ==
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== Kubuntu LTS ==
  
* [https://en.opensuse.org/Portal:Leap openSUSE Leap] ships Plasma 5.8 but without live images.
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[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseNotes/Kubuntu Kubuntu 18.04.4 LTS "Bionic Beaver"], [https://kubuntu.org/news/kubuntu-18-04-has-been-released/ released in April], includes Plasma 5.12 LTS. The [http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/18.04/release/ live ISO] is available for download.

Latest revision as of 09:47, 12 March 2020

Try and install Plasma from a live medium provided by several Linux distributions.

Shipping the latest code from Git

KDE neon

KDE neon builds Frameworks, Plasma and Applications on a continuous integration system.

You can use the Testing Edition for builds from Plasma/5.x branches or Unstable Edition for builds from master branches.

https://neon.kde.org/download

openSUSE

Krypton is an installable live image based on openSUSE Tumbleweed with the latest KDE software from Git master (unreleased) on top.

See also https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Argon_and_Krypton

Ships Plasma 5.18 LTS

KDE neon

KDE neon builds Frameworks, Plasma and Applications on a continuous integration system.

The User Edition has Plasma 5.18

https://neon.kde.org/download

Kubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" (development builds)

The Kubuntu development release daily iso builds now have Plasma 5.18 LTS.

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/

KaOS 2020.02

KaOS is a sophisticated distro which focuses completely on KDE. A modern packaging approach based on Arch's pacman leads to stability and freshness at the same time. Small and helpfully community.

KaOS 2020.02 (stable release) is built on Qt 5.14.1, runs Linux kernel version 5.5.6 and features:

  • Frameworks 5.67.0
  • Plasma 5.18.1 LTS
  • Applications 19.12.2

Other package versions of note include systemd 244, make 4.3, sudo 1.8.31, gmp 6.2.0, mesa 19.3.4, NetworkManager 1.22.8, nano 4.8, and nss 3.50.

OpenMandriva Cooker and Rolling

OpenMandriva is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. The current development branch ("Cooker") includes Qt 5.15.0-alpha, KDE Frameworks 5.67, Plasma 5.18.2 and KApps 19.12.2. The current rolling release branch includes Qt 5.14.1, KDE Frameworks 5.67, and Plasma 5.18.0 and KApps 19.12.2.

openSUSE Tumbleweed

In addition to Git based versions there is openSUSE's rolling distribution "Tumbleweed" which ships the latest Plasma release tested with openQA:

Both 32 bit and 64 bit versions are available.

Ships Plasma 5.17

OpenMandriva Lx 4.1

OpenMandriva is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. Release 4.1 includes Qt 5.14.1, KDE Frameworks 5.66, and Plasma 5.17.5.

openSUSE Argon

Argon is an installable live image of openSUSE Leap with the latest Plasma release. See also https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Argon_and_Krypton

Slackware

Alien BOB (Eric Hameleers) provides an installable Live image for Plasma 5 based on the development tree "slackware64-current" and the liveslak scripts. Login account/password are both "live". Use su or sudo to become root (using the "live" password).

Ships Plasma 5.16

Kubuntu

Kubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine," released in October, includes Plasma 5.16.5. The Live ISO is available for download.

Manjaro

Manjaro KDE Edition is rolling release distribution. It provides the latest stable Plasma, KDE Applications, KDE Frameworks and Qt releases.

https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/

OpenMandriva Lx 4.0

OpenMandriva is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. Release 4.0 includes Qt 5.12.3, KDE Frameworks 5.58, and Plasma 5.15.4.

Ships Plasma 5.14

Debian

Official Debian 10 “buster” live images can be downloaded from debian.org/CD/live. There’re several desktop environment flavors, including KDE.

Ships Plasma 5.13

GeckoLinux

GeckoLinux is built directly from openSUSE packages and uses openSUSE repositories.

GeckoLinux NEXT Plasma includes the Plasma 5.13 desktop environment on top of the Leap 15.0 base system. It also includes KDE Applications 18.04 and the KDE Framework at version 5.47.0.

http://geckolinux.github.io/#download-next

GeckoLinux ROLLING Plasma can also be updated to Plasma 5.13.

http://geckolinux.github.io/#download-rolling

Ships Plasma 5.12 LTS

openSUSE Leap

The latest released Plasma LTS version is available as a live image with openSUSE's stable branch "Leap":

64 bit version

GeckoLinux

GeckoLinux is built directly from openSUSE packages and uses openSUSE repositories.

GeckoLinux STATIC Plasma includes the Plasma 5.12 LTS desktop environment on top of a Leap 15.0 base.

http://geckolinux.github.io/#download-static

Kubuntu LTS

Kubuntu 18.04.4 LTS "Bionic Beaver", released in April, includes Plasma 5.12 LTS. The live ISO is available for download.


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