Kubuntu 17.10 Switches to VLC as Default Media Player, Uses KDE Plasma 5.10.5

Just like the other official flavors, Kubuntu 17.10 was developed during a six-month development cycle, during which it received numerous improvements and updates for core components. It ships with the latest point release of the KDE Plasma 5.10 desktop environment with the KDE Applications 17.04.3, KDE Frameworks 5.38.0, and Qt 5.9.1 stacks. Non-KDE apps include the LibreOffice 5.4.1 office suite and Mozilla Firefox 56.0 web browser, and Kubuntu 17.10 is the first release to switch another KDE app to a non-KDE one, namely Dragon Player, which was replaced with the more popular VLC Media Player. Also, the Muon package manager makes a comeback in this release.