Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” KDE Edition Released

Linux Mint 18 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

Clement Lefebvre, head of the Linux Mint project, announced the release of Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” KDE, the new LTS edition of Linux Mint 18 with KDE as a desktop environment.

Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” KDE, based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS , has been in beta until yesterday, but the ISO images for systems to 64-bit and 32-bit are available for download.

HowTo Install KDE Plasma 5.3 on Ubuntu 15.04

Ubuntu 15.04 is here, KDE has just released Plasma version 5.3, how do we get them to work together?

If you already have KDE (Kubuntu maybe?) installed, you need to run these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

If you don’t have KDE installed, run these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop