KDE 4.8.1 plasma and applications updates are available for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot and its derivatives such as ” Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, ..etc ” using “backport” PPA.
KDE 4.8.1 update brings many improvements, new features and several bug fixes since the major release KDE 4.8. Check KDE 4.8.1 release announcement and the full list of changes “changelog”.
KDE 4.8.1 updates for Plasma and Applications are provided by “Package Archives for Kubuntu” team backport PPA. To update to the latest KDE follow the instruction down below.
Run Terminal “Ctrl+Alt+t”
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
source “Kubuntu news”.