From Texstar: http://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.php/topic,141001.0.html The KDE Plasma 5 image ISO has been updated to release 2017.03. The image includes all of the updates and bug fixes from the past month. The kernel was updated to 4.9.13. KDE components were updated to Plasma 5.8.6 LTS, Frameworks to 5.31.0 and Applications to 16.12.2. Bug fixes include the menu editor, net applet in the system tray and better Defaults for Dolphin and system tray icons. This updated ISO image is also available from our KDE Plasma 5 download page: http://www.pclinuxos.com/get-pclinuxos/kde/
KDE64 (pclinuxos64-kde5-2017.03.iso) Size: 1.4 GB ISO Md5sum: 132e6bc647e42c56fb6b1b6826cf8ade Produced by: Texstar User Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
The KDE Plasma 5 iso provides a standard KDE desktop with many popular applications and out-of-the-box driver support for generic desktop computing.
Info: The KDE Desktop: a popular, multi-platform desktop environment for your computer and a great Windows OS replacement. KDE’s focus is ease of use, stability, and first-class internationalization and accessibility support. KDE is Free and Open Source Software and provides all of the common tools computer users expect of a modern computing environment, such as e-mail, web browsing, file management, multimedia, and games.
KDE Plasma 5 features: ===================== * kernel 4.9.13 * KDE Plasma 5 Desktop (5.8.6/5.31.0/16.12.2) * basic uefi/gpt installation support * systemd free * grub2 by default (legacy grub also available for non uefi/gpt systems) * updated administration tools * mylivecd can now create isos greater than 4 gigs * added many apps, and fully updated * all kind of drivers/applications to deal with any kind of external hardware like cell-phones, scanner, printer, webcam, TV, Bluetooth, IPod, radio, etc.
KDE Hardware requirements Processor
64bit Modern Intel or AMD processor. Memory & storage
RAM : 2 GB, or more (recommended 4 GB+).
Hard disk : 15 GB or more recommended if you plan to install additional software from our repository. Video card
nVidia, ATI HD 4000 or better, Intel
3D desktop support requires a 3D instructions set compatible card. Sound card
Any Sound Blaster, AC97 or HDA compatible card. Other
CD/DVD drive required for burned liveCD/DVD image, or USB flash drive larger than 4 GB for liveUSB image conversion.
Copy to USB stick: dd bs=4M if=pclinuxos64-kde5-2017.03.iso of=/dev/sdX status=progress && sync
Special device – pendrive – /dev/sdX – without any number. Download
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