Your email address will not be published. It’s based on Ubuntu who had a new Long Term Support Release recently so we’ve rebased it on Ubuntu 20.04 now. Usually, I do not include the update procedure in things to do after installing, … The core of KDE Neon 20.04. Swap to the HWE track. KDE Neon recommends pkcon to update the system because "pkcon update" command translates to "apt full-upgrade" which is recommended for updating KDE related stuffs on Neon. 5.20: 13 October 2020 The latest edition of KDE Neon was released alongside KDE Plasma in October of 2020. Step 3: Locate the “Update All” button, and select it. 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. We implemented OEM install mode in Calamares so the other way to get neon is to buy a KDE Slimbook III and it’ll use that. First set up Snap on your system, you can then install packages from the Store or through Plasma Discover. In this guide, we will show you how to do both. Thank you so much for this article! When your PC turns back on, log in and enjoy KDE Neon 20.04! This will upgrade kernel to 4.18 and update graphics too, based on 18.10. We also implemented a full disk encryption tickbox in Calamares. Today KDE releases a bugfix update to KDE Plasma 5, versioned 5.20.1. After testing, the public release of KDE neon officially switched over to Ubuntu 20.04 on 10 August 2020. Follow the step-by-step instructions below to update. The upgrader will do several things to your system, including preparing the upgrade (changing software sources from 18.04 to 20.04), download the new packages, clean up and restart. KDE neon is the intersection of these needs using a stable Ubuntu long-term release as its core, packaging the hottest software fresh from the KDE Community ovens. Once Discover is open, look for the “Updates” icon in the bottom-left portion of the app window, and click on it with the mouse. We also implemented a full disk encryption tickbox in Calamares. Once you’ve read through all of the release notes, look for the “Upgrade” button on the bottom of the screen and click on it to move on to the next page in the upgrade process. Learn how your comment data is processed. Released October 13, 2020, KDE Plasma 5.20 is (at the time of writing) the latest iteration of the popular open source Plasma desktop environment. If you’re not a fan of upgrading your OS through the GUI, you’ll be happy to know it’s very easy to do with the terminal. Step 1: Launch KDE Neon by searching for it in the app menu on the KDE desktop. KDE Neon runs on Ubuntu 18.04. KDE neon 5.20 - Plasma 5.20.3 - Frameworks 5.76 - Qt 5.15.1 - Kernel 5.4.0-54 Display posts from previous All posts 1 day 7 days 2 weeks 1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year Sort by Author Post time Subject Ascending Descending The upgrading tool explains everything in plain English and takes care of everything automatically with no need to deal with the terminal. Once the terminal window is open, run the update and upgrade commands in succession. Either in a GUI with the software installer or on a terminal emulator with a command such as, Update these are up now. If you’re running the version based on Ubuntu 18.04 and are excited to upgrade, but don’t know how to do it, we can help! With all of the old packages uninstalled, reboot your computer. Tuesday, 20 October 2020. The repository neon:gitolite-admin has gitolite setup, hooks and hook server for those with admin rights (kde sysadmin does). Updates on KDE Neon I haven't measured this, so I'm not entirely sure, but I remember Neon bringing new update of all KDE components and applications about once a week and it's big selling point, because I like having newest KDE updates especially when I try to get into KDE development. Refer to the complete changelog for more details.. Download and Update. Afterwards it should look just the same because it’s the same wonderful Plasma desktop. The Docker images are still to be updated and the Snap packages also need moved over. Many KDE apps now are available as Snap packages which can be installed on any Linux distro. If you do not want to do the upgrade and instead would prefer a fresh installation, we highly recommend checking out neon.kde.org. The reason your system needs to be updated is that Neon cannot detect the new release without upgrading. Even though I’m not an experienced KDE user, I can tell that KDE Neon offers a lot of things to impress an average user for its initial impressions.. The easiest way to upgrade your KDE Neon system’s packages is with the KDE Discover software utility. List of packages for qtdoc rebuilds; For these packages: Merge the Neon/testing branch to Neon/release. We implemented OEM install mode in Calamares so the other way to get neon is to buy a KDE Slimbook III and it’ll use that.