Kubuntu 18.04 LTS Released, Switches to Dark Breeze KDE Plasma Theme by Default

The Kubuntu 18.04 LTS operating system has been released today as part of the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) launch, and it’s a major release that brings several new features and numerous enhancements.

Shipping with the KDE Plasma 5.12.4 LTS desktop environment by default, accompanied by the KDE Applications 17.12.3 and KDE Frameworks 5.44.0 software suites, the Kubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) release is powered by the Linux 4.15 kernel and will be supported for three years with security and software updates, until April 2021.

“Plasma 5.12 LTS, the latest release of KDE’s desktop has been developed to make it smoother to use while retaining the familiar setup. Plasma Vault, for creating and managing encrypted folders seamlessly in Plasma, also arrives in the Ubuntu archive with this release,” reads the release notes.

Here’s what’s new in Kubuntu 18.04 LTS

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