2

How to install KDE Plasma 5.11 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Kubuntu 16.04)?

It seems to be not possible to be done simply from repositories like highlighted in this question: How to force only newer KDE packages to be installed?

1
  1. Add Kubuntu Backports repo:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
    
  2. Get key for Neon package archive:

    wget -q -O - http://archive.neon.kde.org/public.key | sudo apt-key add -
    
  3. Add repo:

    sudo /usr/bin/add-apt-repository -y -u 'deb http://archive.neon.kde.org/release xenial main'
    
  4. Install new packages:

    sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade
    

    4a. You might encounter this problem so follow the workaround provided in the article.

Solution inspired by this thread.

1
  • I guess you have tested this and it works. Could you mark this as definitive? Any ideas on Plasma 5.12? – user47206 Mar 1 '18 at 10:25
0

and if you want a complete, up-to-date KDE desktop: after the steps Te Ri mentioned, install the complete desktop with sudo apt install neon-desktop

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.