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DistroWatch.com: KDE neon

KDE neon

Last Update: 2017-10-19 08:32 UTC


KDE neon is a Ubuntu-based Linux distribution and live DVD featuring the latest KDE Plasma desktop and other KDE community software. Besides the installable DVD image, the project provides a rapidly-evolving software repository with all the latest KDE software. Two editions of the product are available - a "User" edition, designed for those interested in checking out the latest KDE software as it gets released, and a "Developer's" edition, created as a platform for testing cutting-edge KDE applications.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 20 (456), 6 months: 22 (405), 3 months: 25 (369), 4 weeks: 38 (335), 1 week: 35 (368)

Average visitor rating: 9.14/10 from 100 review(s).


KDE neon Summary
Distribution KDE neon
Home Page https://neon.kde.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://forum.kde.org/viewforum.php?f=309
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation https://community.kde.org/Neon
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://neon.kde.org/download
Bug Tracker https://bugs.launchpad.net/
Related Websites  
Reviews 2017: DarkDuck
5.7: DistroWatchDedoimedo
5.6: Phoronix
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2016-10-05: Distribution Release: KDE neon 5.8
 • 2016-07-05: Distribution Release: KDE neon 5.7
 • More KDE neon releases...

  Headlines:
 •2017-01-22 KDE neon to use Calamares
 •2016-12-10 KDE neon gets LTS branch
 •2016-11-14 KDE neon closes security hole
 •2016-09-06 KDE neon to use Wayland
 • More KDE neon headlines...

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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "kdelibs" and "plasma-desktop" packages and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.

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Feature 20170907
Release Date 2017-10-12
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 1772-1772
Free Download ISO
Installation Graphical
Default Desktop KDE Plasma
Package Management DEB (apt)
Release Model Fixed
Office Suite --
Processor Architecture x86_64
Init Software systemd
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual Yes
Asian Language Support Yes
Full Package List 20170907
Package 20170907
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.4.1) 1.1.0
ati-driver (16.40) --
bash (4.4.12) 4.3
bind (9.11.2) --
chromium (62.0.3202.62) --
cups (2.2.5) 2.1.3
dhcp (4.3.6) 4.3.3
e2fsprogs (1.43.7) 1.42.13
firefox (56.0.1) 56.0
freetype (2.8.1) 2.6.1
gcc (7.2.0) --
gimp (2.8.22) --
glibc (2.26) 2.23
gnome-shell (3.26.1) --
gnucash (2.6.18-1) --
gnumeric (1.12.35) --
grub (2.02) 2.02beta2
gtk+ (3.22.24) 3.18.9
httpd (2.4.28) --
inkscape (0.92.2) --
k3b (17.08.2) --
kmod (24) 22
libgnome (2.32.1) --
libreoffice (5.4.2) --
linux (4.13.9) 4.10
Package 20170907
lxde-common (0.99.2) --
mariadb (10.2.9) --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) --
mesa (17.2.3) 17.0.7
mysql (5.7.20) --
nautilus (3.26.0) --
NVIDIA (384.90) --
openbox (3.6.1) --
openjdk (8u151) --
openssh (7.6p1) 7.2p2
openssl (1.1.0f) 1.0.2g
perl (5.26.1) 5.22.1
php (7.1.10) --
plasma-desktop (5.11.1) 5.11.0
postfix (3.2.3) --
postgresql (10.0) --
Python (3.6.3) 2.7.11
qt (5.9.2) 5.9.1
samba (4.7.0) --
systemd (235) 229
thunderbird (52.4.0) --
vim (8.0) 7.4
vlc (2.2.6) 2.2.2
xfdesktop (4.12.4) --
xorg-server (1.19.5) 1.19.3

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
9.1
from 100 review(s)



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Version: 20170907
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-10-22
Votes: 0


The best distribution with KDE as desktop. And it has no annoying bugs (like Kubuntu) with my extended desktop multi-display configuration.
It's definitely my daily distribution.



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Version: 20170907
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-10-21
Votes: 1


This is the best KDE distro out there without exception. Fast, stable and easy to customize to my liking.


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Version: 20170907
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-10-16
Votes: 13


Very happy with this KDE distro. Much happier with the rapid updates as a pose to the sloth that is Kubuntu. I can't see myself moving to another KDE distro while this project remains active.


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