The rest of the installation proceeds in the same way as it does on Ubuntu 16. Then in a terminal: sudo do-release-upgrade -d Before you reboot make sure the process fully completed. It is otherwise unrelated to the Ubuntu project or Canonical. That will likely put you at 16. Which is why, a lot of people might want to replace the default Ubuntu desktop environment, with something more to their taste.
Neon uses the synaptic driver for a reason I guess , so only change to libinput it you want; I mention this because I was surprised at losing my libinput behaviour. Save that and try again. This installer is called Ubiquity. Both of these editions are 64-bit only and are very rapidly developed. It most certainly isn't supported even if the desktop installs. Click it and select Software Sources. Your donation s will go a long way in supporting FossMint and sister site, TecMint, in running efficiently.
Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below. Most users will want to use the packages built from released software which make up our User Edition. This probably won't work probably won't even install. Then do it again for 17. If anything goes wrong, you can always uninstall the new desktop environment, and carry on with the default Ubuntu desktop environment. If you are reading this post then Plasma needs no introduction to you.
This is absolutely not tested or supported. First press Enter, and then choose the default display manager that you want. Now my desktop works better than ever faster and more stable even though the system was changed from Ubuntu to Kubuntu where I did a similar to Neon! Blogs are fine as long as they have original content or add significant content to news or issue. But still I had to go through more hoops to solve all my problems. I've seen it mess up and still not give you what you want and you'll have to manually change the config file. But, I know a number of users who depend upon them.
Just use program like Unetbootin to create it. When you want your computer as your tool, something that belongs to you, that you can trust and that delivers day after day, week after week, year after year. On the laptops I use, modern Thinkpads, libinput is better, plus reverse scroll works properly. Installing the Full Kubuntu Desktop in Ubuntu The first command installs Tasksel — a tool that enables the download of several related packages at once. Subscribe to UbuntuBuzz Telegram Channel to get article updates directly. You have it set to select any new release. Most users will want to use the packages built from released software which will be available soon.
If things take a turn for the worse you are expected to be knowledgable enough to repair your system on your own. Remember to set up a recovery point that you can revert to just in case you hit some bumps in the road. The first page of Ubiquity asks you about Language, choose it here, and press Continue. The installation will then continue. Let us know which method worked better for you in the comments section below and subscribe to FossMint for more How-Tos other publications.
. There is a very high probability it will screw your plasma or sddm just like it did to me. Simply find the launcher you want, right-click it, and select Add to Panel. It is updated very fast so you may find the day you see it the more recent version it has. No other tool seems to work with it. You can not use both systems at the same time.
That way there are no package conflicts. To do that, just do the following: 1. This is absolutely not tested or supported. How do I Update to the Latest Software? I've been running sudo apt upgrade and dist-upgrade quite often, but screenfetch still reports I'm 17. It works, but package dependency clashes were ugly.
Once the installation completes, you can log out of your account, and choose the desktop environment while logging back in. Once it completes, just log out of your account, and while logging back in, you can select the desktop environment that you want to use. Can I use a desktop other than Plasma? Now my desktop works better than ever faster and more stable even though the system was changed from Ubuntu to Kubuntu where I did a similar to Neon such changes are not recommended without reinstall but I did both! See the vertical panel on the left, it is the list of steps you will do in Ubiquity. Adding a widget is as simple as clicking the menu in the desktop upper left corner and clicking Add Widgets. You could simulate this booking in a virtual console and removing kde, or boot to ubuntu or xfce and remove it. If you want your system to stay safe and robust, do not attempt to force its upgrade to 16.