How to Install KDE Plasma 5 Desktop on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide

February 27, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

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Lubuntu 16.04 Switch to KDE Plasma 5 Desktop

Hello Lubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install the KDE/Kubuntu Plasma 5 Desktop for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit GNU+Linux.

And the KDE Plasma 5 Desktop for Lubuntu Xenial is built on Widgets, allowing you to move, mix, add, and remove just about everything to perfect your personal workflow.

Finally, the KDE Community is an international technology team dedicated to creating a free and user-friendly computing experience, offering an advanced graphical desktop, a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment and a platform to easily build new applications upon.

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Major Changes in New Plasma 5 include:

  • An updated and modernized, cleaner visual and interactive user experience: The new Breeze theme is a high-contrast, flat theme for the workspace.
  • Smoother graphics performance thanks to an updated graphics stack: Plasma’s user interfaces are rendered on top of an OpenGL or OpenGL ES scenegraph, offloading many of the computational-intensive rendering tasks.
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    KDE 5 Installation on Lubuntu 16.04 Xerus LTS - open terminal

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