- On October 18, 2012, Kubuntu 12.10 was released.
- It is codenamed Quantal Quetzal and is the successor to Precise Pangolin 12.04 (Precise+1).
- Quantal Quetzal is not an LTS (Long Term Support) release. It will be supported with security updates for both the desktop and server versions until April 2014.
- Quantal Quetzal is not an LTS (Long Term Support) release and is no longer supported with security updates (as of April 2014). It is recommended to upgrade to the current version of Kubuntu.