Testing Plasma Next /KDE5

Clay Weber clay at claydoh.com
Thu May 22 16:03:14 UTC 2014

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 04:35:18 PM O. Sinclair wrote:
> hello everyone,
> perhaps someone has taken the step already or is aware of possible
> consequenses.
> I would like give next version of Plasma a spin/try and see if I can
> help out by filing bugs and so on.
> As I understand I can download an ISO of project Neon and run it in a VM
> - but at least from what I have read that might not be optional for
> testing graphical components.
> Or I can add a ppa and get it installed and run it on my current
> installation.
> However, I am not understanding if the later means that it will mess
> with my current environment or if I "simply" log in to Plasma Next
> session and it is "isolated"?
> As my laptop is my work/professional environment I can not risk messing
> it up too badly - hence the questions.
> Kind regards
> Sinclair

Using Neon adds a separate login  for KF5, so it is isolated, and in theory you should be 
safe. Using the live disc, you definitely are safe.

Clay Weber (claydoh)

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