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KDE Plasma 5.11 Desktop Will Be Coming to Kubuntu 17.10 Soon After Its Release

Canonical’s Ubuntu Desktop team did a great job bringing the latest GNOME 3.26 desktop environment to the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system, and it looks like the Kubuntu team also want to rebase the official flavor on the forthcoming KDE Plasma 5.11 desktop environment. With the availability of the KDE Plasma 5.11 Beta release upstream, they managed to package the desktop environment in the unofficial PPA (Personal Package Archive) quite fast, probably because they plan to bring it to the Kubuntu 17.10 release with the first set of updates after the distro’s launch on October 19, 2017.