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== Kubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa (development builds) ==
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== Kubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" (development builds) ==
  
 
The Kubuntu development release daily iso builds now have Plasma 5.18 LTS.
 
The Kubuntu development release daily iso builds now have Plasma 5.18 LTS.
  
 
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/
 
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.
  
 
== OpenMandriva Cooker and Rolling ==
 
== OpenMandriva Cooker and Rolling ==
[http://openmandriva.org/ OpenMandriva] is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. The current rolling release branches include Qt 5.14.1, KDE Frameworks 5.67, and Plasma 5.18.0 and KApps 19.12.2.
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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]:
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[https://software.opensuse.org/distributions/tumbleweed#livecd-ports Both 32 bit and 64 bit versions are available.]
  
 
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= Ships Plasma 5.16 =
 
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== Kubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine ==
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== Kubuntu ==
 
 
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/eoan/release/
 
 
 
== openSUSE Tumbleweed ==
 
 
 
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]:
 
  
[https://software.opensuse.org/distributions/tumbleweed#livecd-ports Both 32 bit and 64 bit versions are available.]
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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.
  
 
== Manjaro ==
 
== Manjaro ==
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https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/
 
https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/
 
== KaOS ==
 
 
[https://kaosx.us KaOS] is a sophisticated Distro, which focuses completely on KDE. A modern packaging approach leads to stability and freshness at the same time. Small and helpfully community.
 
  
 
== OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 ==
 
== OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 ==
 
[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.
 
[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.
 
= Ships Plasma 5.15 =
 
 
== Kubuntu ==
 
 
Kubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo, [https://kubuntu.org/news/kubuntu-19-04-is-released-today/ released in April], includes Plasma 5.15.4. The [http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/19.04/release/ live ISO] is available for download.
 
  
 
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== Kubuntu ==
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== Kubuntu LTS ==
  
Kubuntu 18.04 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.
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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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