Kubuntu is an operating system based on several different technologies, such as KDE Software, Plasma, Linux kernel, Debian, and Ubuntu.
Kubuntu contains all the software that you could ever need: web browser, an office suite, media apps, an instant messaging client and many more.
Here are some key features of "Kubuntu":
· Play games with your friends and family or by yourself
· Browse images with a beautiful interface
· Surf the Internet safely
· Surf the Internet with Firefox
· Email made easy
· Chat right from the desktop with your friends
· Multimedia made easy, with Kubuntu
· Music experienced on a different level
· Complete and professional office suite
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· KDE Plasma and Applications 4.9 add many new features and fixes
· Calligra is the default office and graphics suite adding top class painting and database applications
· New login manager LightDM adds a guest session feature for letting your friends use your computer quickly
· Telepathy-KDE becomes the default chat program offering easier set up to modern networks like Facebook and GTalk
· New applications on the images include Skanlite for scanning, Kamoso for webcam images, tablet config, GTK config and Print Manager
· Digikam 2.8 adds better photo handling http://www.digikam.org/drupal/node/661.
· The release of Rekonq 1 gives Kubuntu the stable web browser it deserves.
· A Facebook resources in Kontact means you can get calendar and contact information from your Facebook account.
· While a Google resource means you can get calendar information from your Google account .
· OwnCloud 4 gives many web applications in your own remote or local cloud