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KDE neon Rebased on 20.04

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KDE neon is our installable Linux with continuous integration and deployment. It’s based on Ubuntu who had a new Long Term Support Release recently so we’ve rebased it on Ubuntu 20.04 now.

You should see a popup on your install in the next day or so. It’ll ask you to make sure your system is up to date then it’ll upgrade the base to 20.04 which takes a while to download and then another while to install.

Afterwards it should look just the same because it’s the same wonderful Plasma desktop.

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Also: KDE neon Is Now Based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

KDE Neon 20.04 is Out, Available to Download Now

  • KDE Neon 20.04 is Out, Available to Download Now

    The very appeal of KDE Neon — which doesn’t like to be called a ‘Linux distro’, apparently — is that it doesn’t require you to sacrifice stability in favour of newness, or vice versa as you get both: new versions of KDE Plasma on top of a rock solid, long-term support foundation.

    “KDE neon is our installable Linux with continuous integration and deployment. It’s based on Ubuntu who had a new Long Term Support Release recently so we’ve rebased it on Ubuntu 20.04 now,” Jonathan Riddell says.

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