Ubuntu 13.04 based Linux Deepin 2013 released [Screenshot Tour]

November 28, 2013 — 2 Comments

Linux Deepin 2013

Linux Deepin 2013, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring based Linux distribution was released today. It brings Game Center, Face Recognition, Deepin Terminal and other new features, improvements as well as bug fixes.

As you may know, Linux Deepin (previously Hiweed Linux) uses a highly customized GNOME Shell as the default desktop environment. It was initially created for Chinese users only, but there are now ISO images for English language.

What’s New in Linux Deepin 2013:

Deepin Terminal is shipped as the default terminal emulator for Linux Deepin 2013. The features of Deepin Terminal include vertical and horizontal split, workspace switching, SSH connection tool, font resizing and background transparency adjustment, etc.

Linux Deepin Terminal

Linux Deepin Terminal

Deepin Game Center is a platform for online flash games. It aspires to give flash game lovers a one-stop experience. Unfortunately, games are mostly in Chinese.

Linux Deepin Game Center

Linux Deepin Game Center

Other changes:

  • In Linux Deepin 2013, you can choose to log in using face recognition.
  • An improved Deepin Software Center
  • The improved notification center no longer prompt for blacklisted application
  • Resize, move DSnapshot selected area using arrow keys.
  • notification center no longer prompt for blacklisted applications.
  • the default color of window manager changed from blue to black.
  • Improved power management
  • the “Windows” key to bring up launcher
  • Improved automount of removable devices
  • Files dragged from removable devices to hard disk will be copied rather than moved.
  • Various bug fixes.

Download: Linux Deepin 2013

Screenshot Tour:

Linux Deepin boot splash Linux Deepin Login Screen
Linux Deepin Desktop Linux Deepin Game Center
Linux Deepin Launcher Linux Deepin Movie Player
Music Player and File browser Deepin screenshot tool
Deepin system settings and terminal

I'm a freelance blogger who started using Ubuntu 5+ years ago and who wishes to share my experiences and some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers. Please notify me if you find any typo/grammar/language mistakes. English is not my mother tongue. Contact me on Google Plus or email to ubuntuhandbook1@gmail.com

2 responses to Ubuntu 13.04 based Linux Deepin 2013 released [Screenshot Tour]

  1. Isn’t 13.04 only supported until January? I don’t see how Deepin 13 is going to survive more than two months.

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