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deepin

Last Update: 2016-09-13 07:01 UTC


deepin (formerly, Deepin, Linux Deepin, Hiweed GNU/Linux) is a Debian-based distribution (it was Ubuntu-based until version 15 released in late 2015) that aims to provide an elegant, user-friendly and reliable operating system. It does not only include the best the open source world has to offer, but it has also created its own desktop environment called DDE or Deepin Desktop Environment which is based on the Qt 5 toolkit. Deepin focuses much of its attention on intuitive design. Its home-grown applications, like Deepin Software Centre, DMusic and DPlayer are tailored to the average user. Being easy to install and use, deepin can be a good Windows alternative for office and home use.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 9 (801), 6 months: 9 (881), 3 months: 7 (998), 4 weeks: 6 (1,210), 1 week: 5 (1,410)

Average visitor rating: 9.7/10 from 10 review(s).


deepin Summary
Distribution deepin (formerly Deepin, before Linux Deepin, Hiweed GNU/Linux)
Home Page https://deepin.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://bbs.deepin.org/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation https://wiki.deepin.org/
Screenshots LinuxQuestions.orgDistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts LinuxQuestions.org
Download Mirrors https://deepin.org/download/LinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker http://mantis.linuxdeepin.com/my_view_page.php
Related Websites Wikipedia
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-03-24: Development Release: deepin 15.4 RC
 • 2017-02-27: Development Release: deepin 15.4 Beta
 • 2016-09-13: Distribution Release: deepin 15.3
 • 2016-06-01: Distribution Release: deepin 15.2
 • 2016-01-29: Distribution Release: deepin 15.1
 • 2015-12-31: Distribution Release: deepin 15
 • 2015-12-17: Development Release: deepin 15 Beta
 • 2015-11-30: Development Release: deepin 15 Alpha 2
 • 2015-04-28: Distribution Release: deepin 2014.3
 • 2014-12-31: Distribution Release: Deepin 2014.2
 • 2014-08-28: Distribution Release: Deepin 2014.1
 • 2014-07-06: Distribution Release: Deepin 2014
 • More deepin releases...

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Feature 15.3 2014.3 2013 12.12 12.06 11.12.1 11.06.1 10.12.1 10.06 9.12 2.0 1.0 0.6 0.55 0.3 Feature
Release Date 2016-09-13 2015-04-28 2013-11-28 2013-06-19 2012-07-17 2012-03-03 2011-08-10 2011-03-28 2010-07-20 2009-12-30 2008-11-17 2006-09-25 2005-02-24 2004-09-25 2004-07-22 Release Date
End Of Life                               End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
CDs 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 CDs
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
Default Desktop Deepin DE Deepin DE Deepin DE Deepin DE GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME Xfce Xfce LXDE Xfce Xfce Xfce Xfce Default Desktop
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB Package Management
Office Suite WPS Office LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice Yozo OO.o OO.o -- OO.o -- -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 Processor Architecture
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual bg, cz, en, es, fi, fr, hr, it, pt, ru, sv, tr, uk cz, en, es, fr, it, pt, ru, tr en en en en en -- en en -- -- -- -- -- Multilingual
Asian Language Support ja, hi, ko, ml, zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN zh_CN zh_CN zh_CN zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN zh_CN zh_CN Asian Language Support
Full Package List 15.3 2014.3 2013 12.12 12.06 11.12.1 11.06.1 10.12.1 10.06 9.12           Full Package List
Package 15.3 2014.3 2013 12.12 12.06 11.12.1 11.06.1 10.12.1 10.06 9.12 2.0 1.0 0.6 0.55 0.3 Package
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.3) 1.1.0 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.24.1 1.0.24.1 1.0.23 1.0.22 1.0.20 1.0.17a 1.0.10 1.0.8 -- -- alsa-lib (1.1.3)
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8.780 8.723 8.660 8.543 -- -- -- -- ati-driver (16.40)
bash (4.4) 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.2 3.1 2.05b 2.05b 2.05b bash (4.4)
bind (9.11.0-P3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.11.0-P3)
chromium (57.0.2987.110) 52.0.2743.116 42.0.2311.90 31.0.1650.57 27.0.1453.110 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (57.0.2987.110)
cups (2.2.2) 2.1.3 1.7.2 1.6.2 1.6.2 1.5.3 1.5.0 1.4.6 1.4.4 -- -- -- 1.2.2 -- -- -- cups (2.2.2)
dhcp (4.3.5) 4.3.3 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4 4.1.1-P1 4.1.1-P1 3.1.3 3.1.3 3.1.2 3.1.1 3.0.3 2.0pl5 2.0pl5 2.0pl5 dhcp (4.3.5)
e2fsprogs (1.43.4) 1.43WIP 1.42.9 1.42.5 1.42.5 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.12 1.41.11 1.41.9 1.41.3 1.38 1.35 1.35 1.35 e2fsprogs (1.43.4)
firefox (52.0.1) -- -- 25.0.1 21.0 13.0.1 10.0.2 5.0 3.6.16 3.6.6 3.5.6 3.0.3 1.5.0.5 1.0 0.9.3 0.9.1 firefox (52.0.1)
freetype (2.7.1) 2.6.5 2.5.2 2.4.11 2.4.11 2.4.8 2.4.4 2.4.4 2.4.2 2.3.11 2.3.9 2.3.7 2.1.10 2.1.7 2.1.7 2.1.7 freetype (2.7.1)
gcc (6.3.0) 5.3.1 4.8.2 4.7.3 4.7.3 4.6.3 4.6.1 4.5.2 4.4.4 4.4.3 4.4.1 4.3.1 4.0.3 3.3.5 3.3.4 3.3.4 gcc (6.3.0)
gimp (2.8.20) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.6.1 2.2.11 2.2.3 2.0.4 2.0.3 gimp (2.8.20)
glibc (2.25) 2.22 2.19 2.17 2.17 2.15 2.13 2.13 2.12.1 2.11.1 2.10.1 2.8 2.3.6 2.3.2 2.3.2 2.3.2 glibc (2.25)
gnome-shell (3.24.0) -- -- -- -- 3.4.1 3.2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.24.0)
gnucash (2.6.16) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (2.6.16)
gnumeric (1.12.34) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.34)
grub (2.00) 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.00 2.00 1.99 1.99 1.99rc1 1.98 1.98 1.97beta4 0.97 0.97 0.95 0.95 0.95 grub (2.00)
gtk+ (3.22.11) 3.20.6 3.10.8 3.8.2 3.8.2 3.4.2 3.2.0 2.24.4 2.22.0 2.20.1 2.18.3 2.14.4 2.8.20 2.4.14 2.4.9 2.4.3 gtk+ (3.22.11)
httpd (2.4.25) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.25)
inkscape (0.92.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.1)
k3b (2.0.3a) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (2.0.3a)
kmod (24) 22 15 9 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (24)
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 -- -- -- -- 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.0 2.30.0 2.28.0 2.24.1 2.14.1 2.8.0 2.6.1.2 2.6.1 libgnome (2.32.1)
libreoffice (5.3.1) -- 4.2.7 4.0.2 4.0.2 3.5.3 3.4.4 3.3.3 -- 3.2.0 3.1.1 -- 2.0.3 -- -- -- libreoffice (5.3.1)
linux (4.10.6) 4.4.6 3.13 3.8 3.8 3.2 3.0 2.6.38 2.6.35 2.6.32 2.6.31 2.6.27 2.6.15 2.6.8 2.6.8 2.4.26 linux (4.10.6)
Package 15.3 2014.3 2013 12.12 12.06 11.12.1 11.06.1 10.12.1 10.06 9.12 2.0 1.0 0.6 0.55 0.3 Package
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.3.2.1 -- -- -- -- lxde-common (0.99.2)
mariadb (10.1.22) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.1.22)
mate-desktop (1.18.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.18.0)
mesa (17.0.2) 11.2.2 10.1.3 9.1.4 9.1.1 8.0.2 7.11 7.10.2 7.9git 7.7.1 7.6.0 7.2 6.5.1cvs 4.3.0 4.3.0 4.3.0 mesa (17.0.2)
mysql (5.7.17) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (5.7.17)
nautilus (3.24.0) -- 3.10.9999 3.8.1 3.8.1 3.4.2 3.2.1 2.32.2.2 2.32.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- nautilus (3.24.0)
NVIDIA (378.13) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 260.19.06 195.36.24 185.18.36 177.80 -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (378.13)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.4.7.2 -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (8u121) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (8u121)
openssh (7.5p1) 7.2p2 6.6p1 6.1p1 6.1p1 5.9p1 5.8p1 5.8p1 5.5p1 5.3p1 5.1p1 5.1p1 4.2p1 3.8.1p1 3.8.1p1 3.8.1p1 openssh (7.5p1)
openssl (1.1.0e) 1.0.2h 1.0.1f 1.0.1c 1.0.1c 1.0.1 1.0.0e 0.9.8o 0.9.8o 0.9.8k 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8a 0.9.7e 0.9.7d 0.9.7d openssl (1.1.0e)
perl (5.24.1) 5.22.1 5.18.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.12.4 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.8.7 5.8.4 5.8.4 5.8.4 perl (5.24.1)
php (7.1.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.1.3)
plasma-desktop (5.9.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.9.4)
postfix (3.2.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (3.2.0)
postgresql (9.6.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (9.6.2)
Python (3.6.1) 2.7.11 2.7.5 2.7.4 2.7.4 2.7.3 2.7.2 2.7.1 2.6.6 2.6.5 2.6.4 2.5.2 2.4.2 2.3.4 2.3.4 2.3.4 Python (3.6.1)
qt (5.8.0) 5.5.1 4.8.5 4.8.4 4.8.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.4.3 -- -- -- -- qt (5.8.0)
samba (4.6.1) 4.4.3 4.1.6 3.6.9 3.6.9 3.6.3 3.5.11 3.5.8 3.5.4 3.4.7 3.4.0 -- 3.0.22 -- -- -- samba (4.6.1)
systemd (233) 229 204 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (233)
thunderbird (45.8.0) 38.3.0 31.6.0 24.1.1 17.0.6 13.0.1 10.0.2 3.1.11 -- -- -- -- 1.5.0.5 -- -- -- thunderbird (45.8.0)
vim (8.0) 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.0 6.3 6.3 6.3 vim (8.0)
vlc (2.2.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (2.2.4)
xfdesktop (4.12.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.6.1 4.6.1 4.4.2 4.3.90.1 4.2.0 4.0.6 4.0.5 xfdesktop (4.12.3)
xorg-server (1.19.3) 1.17.3 1.15.1 1.13.3 1.13.3 1.11.4 1.10.4 1.10.1 1.9.0 1.7.6 1.6.4 1.5.2 1.0.2 -- -- -- xorg-server (1.19.3)

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Version: 15.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-01-20
Votes: 14


Very impressive. Stable!


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Version: 15.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-01-24
Votes: 5


I used Ubuntu, LinuxMint, UbuntuKylin and now Deepin. I found this is the one suitable for me: out of the box, stable, pre-installed Crossover.


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Version: 15.3
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-01-22
Votes: 0


Rather out-of-the-box, with a few popular proprietary apps pre-installed, including:

* Google Chrome
* Spotify
* WPS Office

along with Broadcom wireless drivers pre-installed. Rather stable and uses the latest LTS kernel (4.4.x). Has access to the extensive repositories of Debian. The Deepin Desktop Environment is beautiful but rather uncustomizable. You can't even switch the placement of window titlebar icons (like maximize, minimize and close) from the right-hand side to the left-hand side.


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