Kubuntu Plasma 5 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Daily Build Released

The ISO Image files for Kubuntu Plasma 5 for Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) daily build is now available for download.┬áPlasma 5.0 introduces a new major version of KDE’s workspace offering. The new Breeze artwork concept introduces cleaner visuals and improved readability. Central work-flows have been streamlined, while well-known overarching interaction patterns are left intact. Plasma 5.0 improves support for high-DPI displays and ships a converged shell, able to switch between user experiences for different target devices. Changes under the hood include the migration to a new, fully hardware-accelerated graphics stack centered around an OpenGL(ES) scenegraph. Plasma is built using Qt 5 and Frameworks 5.

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Kubuntu Plasma 5 is been built around the KDE Plasma Desktop Environment, and as a result it comes with the Kubuntu Plasma 5 operating system comes pre-loaded with KDE-specific apps. The desktop image for Kubuntu 14.10 is available for you to try with. Click the button below to download the appropriate image file.

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Install KDE Plasma 5 Desktop on Kubuntu 14.10

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-plasma5-desktop plasma-workspace-wallpapers

Remove KDE Plasma 5 Desktop on Kubuntu 14.10
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

sudo apt-get remove kubuntu-plasma5-desktop

sudo ppa-purge ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next
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