KDE Plasma 5 Released
The KDE Plasma 5 iso provides a standard KDE desktop with many popular applications and out-of-the-box driver support for generic desktop computing.
Info: The KDE Desktop: a popular, multi-platform desktop environment for your computer and a great Windows OS replacement. KDE’s focus is ease of use, stability, and first-class internationalization and accessibility support. KDE is Free and Open Source Software and provides all of the common tools computer users expect of a modern computing environment, such as e-mail, web browsing, file management, multimedia, and games.
KDE Plasma 5 features
- kernel 4.9.8
- KDE Plasma 5 Desktop (5.8.5/5.30.0/16.12.1)
- uefi/gpt installation support
- NvME installation is not yet supported
- systemd free
- grub2 by default (legacy grub also available for non uefi/gpt systems)
- La Capitaine is the default icon set
- Event Calendar Clock is the default Calendar/Clock on the panel
- Baloo search is not enabled by default
- kwallet is not enabled by default
- Firefox is the default browser
- Thunderbird is the default email client
If you plan on booting the ISO in VirtualBox then with the down arrow please select Video Safe Mode -VESA. Xorg settings can be reconfigured to use the vboxvideo driver after installed as a guest and guest additions added.
Net Applet icon on the panel only shows network status up/down and no additional configuration is available.
konsole ->Settings ->Edit Profile needs /bin/bash -l (that is a lowercase L) or .bash_profile does not get sourced when opening a terminal konsole.
Download your copy of KDE Plasma5
Download KDE Plasma5 via Bit Torrent
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