The Kubuntu team has announced the immediate availability of the graphical environment KDE Plasma 5.12.6 LTS for Kubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver.
Released on April 26, 2018, Kubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver has security and software update support for three more years, so it comes with the LTS version of KDE Plasma, KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS.
The latest maintenance update, KDE Plasma 5.12.6 LTS, is available to all Kubuntu 18.04 LTS users, promising a lot of stability with various fixes for bugs in various components.
"The Kubuntu community is pleased to announce that KDE Plasma 5.12.6, the latest maintenance update for Plasma 5.12, is now available for Kubuntu 18.04 LTS via the regular update. The Kubuntu team wants all users to have a great experience with KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS”. You can read it in the ad.
How to update KDE Plasma 5.12.6 LTS on Kubuntu 18.04 LTS
Kubuntu 18.04 LTS users can upgrade to KDE Plasma 5.12.6 LTS through the official operating system channels. There is no need to install new repositories, you just need to use the following update command in a terminal:
sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade
The update process only takes a few minutes to complete and it is recommended that you restart the session after installation. Kubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver will continue to receive updates from KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS until its life cycle ends.
Remember also that if you want to update to the version without long-term support of KDE Plasma you can do it, in this article we tell you all the details of KDE Plasma 5.13.3.