This last week was the Ubuntu distro sprint, where a bunch of core Ubuntu developers get locked in a bland hotel in a bland part of London (which was overcast for the whole week with no variation in weather) and told to work on things in return for Amarulla. So here's the first exciting screenshot of the new Kubuntu live CD installer.
For those who have been complaining on kubuntu-users the media:/ ioslave now shows hard disks thanks to split privilages HAL.
I also got the KDE frontend to NetworkManager successfully working...
Full Post  with some screenies.