KDE SC 4.5 RC 1 was announced a few days back. Now, the Kubuntu developers have announced that it is available for Kubuntu 10.04 LTS through the Kubuntu Beta PPA. Packages for Maverick are not yet available though.
KDE SC 4.5 RC has a number of improvements including:
- a new notification system
- windows tiling through KWin
- improved interface for KDE Plasma Netbook
- choice of WebKit over KHTML in Konqueror
To upgrade to KDE SC 4.5 RC, this open the terminal and execute the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/beta
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Remember that this is not a final release. So do not upgrade on a production machine.