KDE Plasma 5.8 Beta 1 (5.7.95) is now available in our plasma 5 repos together with the update to KDE Frameworks 5.26
Feel free to test Plasma 5.8 Beta 1 as this becomes the first LTS for Plasma 5 with 18 months support.
Existing Neptune Plasma 5 users just have to perform a normal update to get this new version.
We updated Chromium to version 53 which comes with some bugfixes and an enormous speed improvement up to 40% in browsing.
It also includes important security fixes so that we encourage any Neptune user to update to this new release.
KDE Plasma 5.7.4 with the usual bugfixes is now in our plasma 5 repo.
Most of the KDE Applications 16.08.1 are also now in our kdeapps repo.
Feel free to test out and give feedback.
Plasma 5 users will get the update through the normal update process with our update manager
We are proud to announce version 4.5.2 of Neptune.
This is another upgrade to our install media from the Neptune 4.5 series. Besides the usual updates (Effective: 01.09.2016) there are some new features. One would be Pulseaudio that we decided to include by default to make sure to support as many soundcardconfigurations out of the box as possible. For the best known configuration we also ship a new default-settings-pulseaudio package.
Besides that we ship a new LTS Kernel version 3.18.40 with plenty of bugfixes new drivers and other improvements.
We now offer an updated Plasma 5 ISO which includes the greatest and latest of our Testing version of Neptune.
This includes most stuff from Plasma 5.7 (without Workspace and Desktop still) aswell as new KF5 5.23 and Updates to KDE Applications 16.04.
It also includes the new LTS kernel 4.4.14, Chromium 51 and a bunch of security fixes and updates till 8th of July 2016.
You can get the updated ISO from our Download Page.
Neptune 4.5.1 ISOs are available for download now and update the system since the Neptune 4.5 release to the state of 3. May 2016.
The biggest issue fixed in this release is the usb booting from USB 3 ports. Besides that this new maintainance release features KDE SC 4.14.16 as desktop.
The Plasma 5 version was updated to Plasma 5.6.2 with KDE Frameworks 5.21.
The Neptune team wishes everyone Happy Easter.
As a little present we present you a big desktop update. KDE SC 4.14s KDE-Workspace was upgraded to version 4.11.14. Besides that we also upgraded Chromium to version 49.
Plasma 5 Users can enjoy the brand new version 5.6.
We are proud to announce Neptune 4.5 the 5th service release to the Neptune 4.x series.
This version comes with some core updates to the system including LTS Kernel 3.18.25, Systemd 227,
libc6 2.19, Mesa 10.5.9, Alsa 1.0.27 and more. For the first time we also offer a testing version
of our Plasma 5 version based on Plasma 5.5.3 as seperate ISO download.
The usual software Updates like Chromium updated to version 46 and Icedove to 38.5 are also included.
We replaced TrueCrypt with VeraCrypt which is compatible with TrueCrypt Containers.
The Neptune Team wishes everyone a happy new year with a new big Update for Neptune.
CC BY-NC Don Harder
This Update brings in the postponed Systemd 227 Update aswell as a new Kernel which fixes the vulnerability in the key store handling of the kernel unveiled a few days ago.
This also includes some smaller Updates like PolicyKit 0.105 and Plymouth 0.9.
The Neptune Team whishes all users a merry christmas.
As a present we offer you today a great new desktop that you might want to try out.
Plasma 5.5 for Neptune 4.4 is available for testing. We prepared four new software repositories for it.