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Freespire 4.8 Officially Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

Launched last year on August, the Freespire 4.x operating system series continues to be updated with new point releases, Freespire 4.8 being the latest in the series, packed with some of the latest software updates and security fixes. Freespire 4.8 is the latest version and it’s recommended for new installations. Highlights of the Freespire 4.8 release include the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.12.7 desktop environment, which is accompanied by the KDE Frameworks 5.44.0 software suite built against the Qt 5.9.5 LTS libraries. Freespire 4.8 is powered by the Linux kernel 4.18 from the Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system.