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[Mint] Installing KDE Plasma Desktop on Linux Mint 19.2 Cinnamon

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt upgrade
sudo aptitude install --with-recommends kubuntu-desktop

Without the “recommends” you’ll get some errors about missing dependencies like here:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:  kubuntu-desktop : Depends: software-properties-kde but it is not going to be installed

Because Linux Mint 19.2 is based on Ubuntu 18.04., the Kubuntu backports only provides Plasma Version 5.12.19.
Ubuntu 18.04 contains Qt Version 5.9.5 and Plasma 5.13 will need at least Qt 5.10.
You can check the current Qt and Plasma version with


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