replace kde plasma under mint 18.3

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jelczzjasla
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replace kde plasma under mint 18.3

Post by jelczzjasla » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:30 pm

Need any above 5.8.8 which is bugged by default - how to get newer ones?

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https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=393175
https://download.kde.org/stable/plasma/
EDIT:
tried this site but only updated plasma to 5.8.9 --> https://launchpad.net/~kubuntu-ppa/+arc ... ter=artful

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Re: replace kde plasma under mint 18.3

Post by catweazel » Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:16 am

jelczzjasla wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:30 pm
Need any above 5.8.8 which is bugged by default - how to get newer ones?
Move to a different distro.
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Re: replace kde plasma under mint 18.3

Post by tdockery97 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:55 am

catweazel wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:16 am
jelczzjasla wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:30 pm
Need any above 5.8.8 which is bugged by default - how to get newer ones?
Move to a different distro.
Unfortunately, I have to agree.
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Re: replace kde plasma under mint 18.3

Post by catweazel » Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:02 am

tdockery97 wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:55 am
catweazel wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:16 am
jelczzjasla wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:30 pm
Need any above 5.8.8 which is bugged by default - how to get newer ones?
Move to a different distro.
Unfortunately, I have to agree.
The OP might try Neon, but it's missing some software we take for granted with Mint.
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Re: replace kde plasma under mint 18.3

Post by kc1di » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:12 am

I have to agree the best solution to this is move to a distro with newer and updated versions of plasma. Unfortunately with the coming of Mint 19.x KDE will no longer be supported as a default desktop and that will make it very difficult (not impossible) to keep kde up to date.
my Suggestions would be
Kubuntu (18.04) Official release date of April 26th but beta 2 is working quite well now.
or Manjaro KDE.
Good luck in your search.
P.S. you may also find this thread helpful viewtopic.php?f=56&t=264023
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