Kubuntu Hardy Alpha 6 is here

NOTE: This is an alpha (pre-) release. Pre-release version of Hardy are NOT encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or for anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent, breakage. Pre-release versions of Hardy ARE recommended for Kubuntu developers and those who want to help in testing, reporting, and fixing bugs.

Screenshots will be available at: http://www.thecodingstudio.com/opensource/linux/?q=node/55

See previous Kubuntu 8.04 Releases for in-detail info about what is new in Hardy

New In Alpha 6

Remember that all of these features are part of a pre-release version of Kubuntu, and may still have issues. We ask that any problems you come across that you file a bug, if one has yet to be filed for your problem.

Simultaneous Kubuntu and Kubuntu-KDE4 releases

Alpha 6 is the first alpha release to ship with a KDE4 CD. Take your pick. Kubuntu has the tried and tested KDE 3 desktop, Kubuntu-KDE4 has the all new cutting edge KDE 4 desktop.

KDE 4.0.2

Kubuntu-KDE4 now includes KDE 4.0.2. It comes with many bug fixes and some new features for plasma, including options to move and resize the panel.


Known Bugs


  • bug 198362: rendering glitches in panel

  • bug 198470: problems displaying wallpaper

  • GTK apps are ugly/unthemed
  • About Kubuntu on live cd desktop has no icon

Anouncement is also available in: German (Deutsch)

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