How to Install KDE Plasma 5.3 to Ubuntu 15.04

This step by step easy to followo tutorial is about how to install KDE Plasma 5.3 to Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet. If you’re not interesting to installing KDE manually, you can use Kubuntu instead.

We can install KDE 5.3 to Ubuntu 15.04 thanks to Kubuntu Backport team.

This is how to install KDE Plasma 5.3 to Ubuntu 15.04:
1. Add Kubuntu Backports PPA
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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
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Press ENTER to add PPA and their keys.

  1. Install KDE Plasma 5.3
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    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
    sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
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Congratulations you’re now using KDE instead of Unity 7.