How To Install KDE 4.13.2 On Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

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Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, KDE 4.13.2 has been released last week, coming with about 40 bug-fixes and improvements for some applications, including: , Kopete, Dolphin, Konqueror, Kontact, Umbrello UML Modeller and the Desktop search functionality application. For a full list of changes brought by KDE 4.13.2, see the release notes.

How To Install KDE 4.13.2 On Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

In this article I will show you how to install KDE 4.13.2 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr.

Because it is available via the Kubuntu PPA, installing KDE 4.13.2 on Kubuntu 14.04 is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and perform a full system upgrade:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

If you don’t have a previous version of KDE installed on your Ubuntu 14.04 system, do:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kde-standard kubuntu-desktop

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