Install or upgrade to KDE 4.11 in Linux Mint 15

Add the KDE 4.11 desktop to your Linux Mint 15 computer

Here's how you can install or upgrade to KDE 4.11 in Linux Mint 15.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

To update an existing KDE to 4.11 in Linux Mint 15, use these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

To install KDE 4.11 in Linux Mint 15, use these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

Additional Resources

KDE 4.11 Release Announcement

KDE Home Page

KDE Support

KDE 4.11
Image Courtesy of KDE.org

Read more: KDE.org

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