KDE Neon Releases User Edition Tech Preview, Based On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 20 April 2016 at 11:17 AM EDT. 20 Comments
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Those working on the KDE Neon initiative for making it more easy to consume the bleeding-edge KDE software have today announced their User Edition Tech Preview.

The KDE Neon User Edition Tech Preview is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but with the very newest KDE software pieces. This Ubuntu 16.04 LTS based operating system ships with KDE Plasma 5.6.3, Qt 5.5, and other updated KDE code while still basing it on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. Today's release is just a tech preview with many early problems like no UEFI support, some installer issues, and other imperfections.

If you are interested more in this KDE Neon tech preview see Jonathan Riddell's blog and the KDE Wiki.

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