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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.
  
= Ships Plasma 5.9 =
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= Shipping the latest code from Git =
  
== OpenSuSE ==
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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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You can use the Testing Edition for builds from Plasma/5.x branches or Unstable Edition for builds from master branches.
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https://neon.kde.org/download
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== openSUSE ==
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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.
  
Tumbleweed ships the latest stable 5.9
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See also https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Argon_and_Krypton
  
[https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Tumbleweed_installation#LiveCDs.2FRescue_CD openSUSE Tumbleweed]
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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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== Slackware ==
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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 =
  
 
== 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 stable version for builds from Plasma/5.x branches or unstable version for builds from master branches.
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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 ==
  
The user editions build from released software.
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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]:
  
http://neon.kde.org/download
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[https://software.opensuse.org/distributions/tumbleweed#livecd-ports Both 32 bit and 64 bit versions are available.]
  
= Ships Older Releases =
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== Manjaro ==
  
== Chakra ==
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Manjaro KDE Edition is rolling release distribution. It provides the latest stable Plasma, KDE Applications, KDE Frameworks and Qt releases.
[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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https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/
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).
 
  
 
== KaOS ==
 
== KaOS ==
* [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.
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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 =
  
 
== Kubuntu ==
 
== Kubuntu ==
[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.
 
  
== Mageia ==
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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.
[http://www.mageia.org/fr/ Mageia] ships Plasma in Live Images.
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* [http://www.mageia.org/downloads/ Stable release 5] ships latest Plasma 4 aka KDE ;-)
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= Ships Plasma 5.14 =
* [http://www.mageia.org/6/ Beta of Mageia 6] ships latest Plasma LTS : 5.8.x
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You can update to latest Plasma in live mode, even without installing to disk.
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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.  
  
== openSUSE ==
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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.
  
* [https://en.opensuse.org/Portal:Leap openSUSE Leap] ships Plasma 5 but without live images.
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http://geckolinux.github.io/#download-static
* [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 (unreleased) for Leap and Tumbleweed, respectively.
 
* While Argon and Krypton ship unreleased software build from git, [http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Medias/images/iso/?P=openSUSE_Krypton_*.iso Krypton stable] provides builds of the latest released version (Alpha, Beta)
 
* [https://susestudio.com/search?order=date&per_page=50&q=KDE SUSE Studio Gallery] contains various appliances with KDE Plasma desktop.
 
  
== Slackware ==
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== Kubuntu ==
[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).
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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 22:57, 15 November 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

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

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.

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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