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KDE Plasma 5.8.5 LTS Lands for Kubuntu 16.04 LTS and 16.10, Here’s How to Update

This exciting announcement comes almost one month after users were invited to test drive the latest KDE Plasma 5.8.5 LTS desktop environment on their Kubuntu or Ubuntu installations by using the Backports Landing testing repository, as reported right here on Softpedia. But the wait is now finally over, and you can update your KDE Plasma 5 environment to the KDE Plasma 5.8.5 bugfix release announced in December 2016, which attempts to address over 50 issues across many of the desktop’s components. Follow the instructions below to install KDE Plasma 5.8.5 LTS on Ubuntu, Kubuntu or Linux Mint KDE.