Linux News Today: Gorgeous deepin 15 Linux Distribution Officially Released, Based on Debian
Today, December 31, 2015, the development team behind the gorgeous deepin Linux operating system had the great pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability for download of the deepin 15 OS.
Based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system, deepin 15 is here to bring you one of the most beautifully crafted, safe, secure, and user-friendly desktop oriented OS powered by all the latest GNU/Linux technologies, as well as numerous unique features that can’t be found in other Linux kernel-based operating systems. For the final release, the deepin developers concentrated their efforts on internationalization, adding support for over 30 languages.
“deepin is a Linux distribution committed to providing an elegant, user-friendly, safe and stable operating system for users all over the world. Besides, we have reached an important cooperative relationship with Intel. We will collaboratively utilize Crosswalk Project to migrate existing Web applications to deepin (Linux platform), thus to enrich the diversity of application for deepin and improve deepin experience!” reads today’s announcement.
What’s new in deepin 15
Prominent features of deepin 15 include support for the Swedish, Croatian, Bulgarian, Spanish (Latin America), Finnish, Hindi (India), Malay, Ukrainian, Korean, and Japanese languages, minor image (CDN) acceleration improvements, support for migrating existing Web Apps to deepin through Intel’s Crosswalk Project, the unification of the Control Center with the Dock, as well as the addition of a white system theme.
Furthermore, deepin 15 comes with a beautiful set of wallpapers, new animation effects and system sounds, a new, intelligent window manager that is capable of detecting the current computer environment, pressure response functionality for tablets, Bluetooth optimizations, a complete assistance and feedback system, Deepin Store enhancements, and WPS Office as the default office suite.
Last but not least, the Youdao Dict software was updated to version 1.1, the Cangjie (traditional Chinese) and Wubi (simplified Chinese) input methods were added, the Deepin Store’s application uninstall function has been merged with the Launcher, the mirror switching and application update functions were moved into the Control Center app and integrated with system update. Download deepin 15 64-bit and 32-bit ISO images right now from Softpedia.