Plasma 5 on Kubuntu 14.10

Valorie Zimmerman valorie.zimmerman at
Mon Jul 7 08:31:34 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 3:11 AM, Jonathan Riddell <jr at> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 09:35:05AM +0300, Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan wrote:
>>    I think having a separate iso would be better.
>>    Making the packages to replace Plasma and KSC 4 would be far more
>>    complicated than having a separate Testing iso.
>>    >From what I remember, Martin said Plasma 5 cannot run besides Plasma. So
>>    we would need something like the neon project.
>>    But considering the existence of the neon project, would this be worth the
>>    effort?
> Sure it's worth the effort, we'll be switching to Plasma 5 as default
> in a future release and we want to be ready at the time.
> We plan for a separate ISO which will be called Kubuntu Plasma 5 Remix
> or Kubuntu Plasma 5 Tech Preview or similar.  If it's practical to do
> with a PPA then we'll get it built using a PPA as well which means
> less issues renaming packages to make them co-exist in the archive.
> Jonathan

Having a "standard" and testing ISO will be cool. We just need really
good, clear docs to ensure wide-spread testing.

I'm sure the Neon experience will help the team develop what we need
for the ISOs. This is really exciting.


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