Archives For November 30, 1999

Deepin, the popular Linux Distribution from China, announced the last Beta of version 23 this Friday!

Deepin is a Linux Distro so far based on Debian ‘Stable’ branch, features Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE) that is built on Qt toolkit. It’s a free open-source system that has a very attractive desktop appearance.

Start in version 23, which is still in development, Deepin is going to be independent Linux Distribution. In the beta, it’s no longer depends on Debian or any other Linux, but still uses .deb and apt for installing and managing software packages.

The installer for Deepin 23 Beta3 is improved to be adaptive for different screen resolutions, including 768P, 1080P, 2K, and 4K. It added drivers support for certain i386 devices support, though without 32-bit download at the moment, due to human and resource limit.

The release introduced UOS AI plugin, available in system tray. User can communicate with it using text or voice. And, it can answer user questions and generate images based on user description.

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Deepin, a beautiful Linux distribution based on Debian stable, released version 20.2 a day ago.

Deepin 20.2 features the LTS Kernel 5.10 and stable Kernel 5.11. In Grub boot menu, you can select to boot either Kernel as you want.

The new release now integrates the Debian 10.8 stable package repository. Thanks to code optimization, you will get less memory occupation for core apps, faster response, enhanced system performance, and smoother user experiences.

Also, Deepin 20.2 introduced a Downloader app with multiple download protocols support, including HTTP(s), FTP(s), BT, magnet link, etc. And the downloads are extremely fast.

Other changes in Deepin 20.2 include:

  • Improved multi-display support.
  • NTP configuration via a graphical interface.
  • Full-text search support for the File Manager.
  • The movie player now supports Avs2 format.
  • The image viewer now supports TIF and TIFF formats.
  • The System Installer now supports for integrating NVIDIA drivers for notebooks during the installation.
  • Other core apps updates and improvements.

Download Deepin ISO:

The ISO image is available to download via Google Drive, Sourceforge, BitTorrent, and other mirrors. Click the button below to get the links:

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Linux Deepin 2014.2

The final release of Deepin 2014.2, an Ubuntu 14.04 based Linux Distro, is out today!

Deepin is a Chinese Linux Distro that officially supports over 20 languages, it uses its own Deepin Desktop Environment developed based on HTML5 technology, with Deepin Music, Deepin Movie, Deepin Store and other Deepin system software. In addition, deepin comes with media codecs, Adobe Flash Player, Google Chrome, and other software pre-installed under license by the relevant manufacturers.

Deepin Linux 2014.2

A great new feature in this release is that a deepin special version of CrossOver is pre-installed, allows to run Windows applications with CrossOver for free.

For Chinese users, the 2014.2 release brings QQ6.7, 360 security guard for Linux, and the latest versions of WPS, Google Chrome, and more.

System Requirements:

  • minimum system requirements: Intel Pentium IV 2.0GHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 10GB Hard Drive.
  • recommended requirements: Intel Core 2 2.0Ghz CPU, 2GB RAM, 20 GB Hard Drive.

NOTE: It’s not recommended to run Deepin OS as a guest OS since Compiz Window Manager has poor performance in virtual machines.

Download Deepin Linux:

Deepin 2014.2 32-bit and 64-bit ISOs are available for download in SourceForge


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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