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Try and install Plasma from a live CD provided by several Linux distributions.
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Try and install Plasma from a live medium provided by several Linux distributions.
  
== Fedora ==
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= Shipping the latest code from Git =
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).
 
  
* Plasma 4 is included in [http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/21/Live/ Fedora 21 KDE] (maintained until 1 month after the release of Fedora 23).
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== KDE neon ==
* Plasma 5 ships with Fedora 22 and above.
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KDE neon builds Frameworks, Plasma and Applications on a continuous integration system.
  
== Kubuntu ==
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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://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/vivid/ Kubuntu 15.04] comes with Plasma 5.2.
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* [http://files.kde.org/snapshots/ Kubuntu CI] is a Kubuntu image plus the [https://community.kde.org/Kubuntu/PPAs#Kubuntu_Continuous_Integration_.28CI.29 Kubuntu CI packages] using the latest software from Frameworks, Plasma and Applications Git.
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https://neon.kde.org/download
  
 
== openSUSE ==
 
== openSUSE ==
* Plasma 4 is included with [https://en.opensuse.org/Portal:13.2 openSUSE 13.2]
 
* [https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Tumbleweed_installation#LiveCDs.2FRescue_CD_.E2.80.93_Not_Recommended_for_Installation_.E2.80.93_Cannot_Upgrade openSUSE Tumbleweed] ships the latest stable Plasma 5 release.
 
* [https://en.opensuse.org/Portal:Leap openSUSE Leap] ships Plasma 5 but there are no official live media for Leap. But openSUSE Leap based KDE Plasma 5 live images can be found in [https://susestudio.com/search?order=rating&per_page=50&q=%22KDE+Plasma+5%22+Leap SUSE Studio Gallery].
 
* [https://susestudio.com/search?order=date&per_page=50&q=KDE SUSE Studio Gallery] contains various appliances with KDE Plasma desktop.
 
  
== ALT Linux ==
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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.
* Plasma 4 is included with ALT Linux [http://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/ALT-Linux-KDesktop-30571.shtml KDesktop] official distribution since [http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=05742 5.0];
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* Weekly updated [http://en.altlinux.org/regular Regular builds] include both KDE4 and KDE5 ones (installable LiveCDs built upon our unstable development branch dubbed Sisyphus).
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See also https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Argon_and_Krypton
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= Ships Plasma 5.17 =
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== KDE neon ==
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The Testing Edition has builds from the Plasma 5.17 branch.
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https://neon.kde.org/download
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== openSUSE Argon ==
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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
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= Ships Plasma 5.16 =
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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 5.16
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https://neon.kde.org/download
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== Kubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine (development builds) ==
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The Kubuntu development release daily iso builds now have Plasma 5.16.
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http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/
  
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== OpenMandriva Cooker ==
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[http://openmandriva.org/ OpenMandriva] is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. Cooker - the current development branch - includes Qt 5.13, KDE Frameworks 5.59, and Plasma 5.16.2.
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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.]
  
 
== Slackware ==
 
== Slackware ==
[http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/slackware-live-edition/ Alien BOB] (Eric Hameleers) provides a [http://taper.alienbase.nl/mirrors/slackware-live/ Live image for Plasma 5] based on the development tree "slackware64-current". Login/password are both "live".
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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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== 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.
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https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/
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== KaOS ==
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[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.
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== OpenMandriva Lx 4 ==
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[http://openmandriva.org/ OpenMandriva] is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. The current stable release, 4.0, includes Qt 5.12.3, KDE Frameworks 5.58, and Plasma 5.15.4.
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= Ships Plasma 5.15 =
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== Kubuntu ==
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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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= Ships Plasma 5.14 =
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== Debian ==
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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.
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http://geckolinux.github.io/#download-static
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== Kubuntu ==
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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.

Latest revision as of 08:49, 6 October 2019

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 5.17

KDE neon

The Testing Edition has builds from the Plasma 5.17 branch.

https://neon.kde.org/download

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

Ships Plasma 5.16

KDE neon

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

The User Edition has Plasma 5.16

https://neon.kde.org/download

Kubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine (development builds)

The Kubuntu development release daily iso builds now have Plasma 5.16.

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

OpenMandriva Cooker

OpenMandriva is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. Cooker - the current development branch - includes Qt 5.13, KDE Frameworks 5.59, and Plasma 5.16.2.

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.

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).

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/

KaOS

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

OpenMandriva is a desktop centric, completely Plasma focused, distribution. The current stable 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, released in April, includes Plasma 5.15.4. The live ISO is available for download.

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

Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, released in April, includes Plasma 5.12 LTS. The live ISO is available for download.


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