Install KDE 4.13.2 On Ubuntu

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In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of KDE 4.13.2 in Ubuntu Via Backports PPA

KDE  an open source desktop environment for Linux-based operating systems. It is comprised of Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Development Platform.It is designed to provide a modern desktop environmnet for Linux and Unix like Workstations.

KDE is not a single application, as it includes numerous packages and libraries. It is available for download as a meta-package on the default channels of many Linux distributions.

Changelog in KDE 4.13.2
  • 40 bugs fixed 
  • Improvements to Personal Information Management suite Kontact
  • Umbrello UML Modeller
  • The Desktop search functionality
  • Web browser Konqueror 
  • File manager Dolphin.
Installation steps


Step 1: Add the Official PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
Step 2: If you want to upgrade to latest version of KDE 4.13.2 just follow the below steps
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
Step 3: If you want to Install  latest version of KDE 4.13.2 just follow the below steps
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
Note: If you need minimum installation Please use the below command 
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends kubuntu-desktop
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