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Last Update: 2018-03-24 02:02 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: 18 (501), 6 months: 25 (375), 3 months: 32 (298), 4 weeks: 47 (281), 1 week: 41 (268)

Average visitor rating: 9.04/10 from 238 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/
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Documentation https://wiki.deepin.org/
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Download Mirrors https://deepin.org/download/LinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker http://mantis.linuxdeepin.com/my_view_page.php
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-11-30: Distribution Release: deepin 15.5
 • 2017-07-21: Distribution Release: deepin 15.4.1
 • 2017-04-19: Distribution Release: deepin 15.4
 • 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
 • More deepin releases...

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 •2017-03-28 Running deepin apps on Ubuntu
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Feature 15.5 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 2017-11-30 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$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 3200-3300                               Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO 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 Graphical Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
Default Desktop Deepin DE 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 DEB Package Management
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Release Model
Office Suite WPS Office WPS Office LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice Yozo OO.o OO.o -- OO.o -- -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture x86_64 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
Init Software systemd systemd systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart SysV SysV SysV SysV Init Software
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 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 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 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 15.5 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 15.5 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 (1.1.6) 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 (1.1.6)
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8.780 8.723 8.660 8.543 -- -- -- -- ati-driver (16.40)
bash (4.4.18) 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 (4.4.18)
bind (9.13.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.13.0)
chromium (66.0.3359.181) 62.0.3202.62 52.0.2743.116 42.0.2311.90 31.0.1650.57 27.0.1453.110 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (66.0.3359.181)
cups (2.2.7) 2.2.4 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 (2.2.7)
dhcp (4.4.1) 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 (4.4.1)
e2fsprogs (1.44.2) 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 (1.44.2)
firefox (60.0.1) -- -- -- 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 (60.0.1)
freetype (2.9.1) 2.6.5 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 (2.9.1)
gcc (8.1.0) 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 (8.1.0)
gimp (2.10.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.6.1 2.2.11 2.2.3 2.0.4 2.0.3 gimp (2.10.2)
glibc (2.27) 2.24 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 (2.27)
gnome-shell (3.28.2) -- -- -- -- -- 3.4.1 3.2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.28.2)
gnucash (3.1-1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (3.1-1)
gnumeric (1.12.41) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.41)
grub (2.02) 2.02beta3 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 (2.02)
gtk+ (3.22.30) 3.22.17 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+ (3.22.30)
httpd (2.4.33) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.33)
inkscape (0.92.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.3)
k3b (18.04.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (18.04.1)
kmod (25) 24 22 15 9 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (25)
krita (4.0.3)                                 krita (4.0.3)
libreoffice (6.0.4) -- -- 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 (6.0.4)
linux (4.16.12) 4.9.57 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 (4.16.12)
Package 15.5 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
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.3.2.1 -- -- -- -- lxpanel (0.9.3)
mariadb (10.3.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.3.7)
mate-desktop (1.20.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.20.1)
mesa (18.1.0) 13.0.6 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 (18.1.0)
mysql (8.0.11) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (8.0.11)
nautilus (3.28.1) -- -- 3.10.9999 3.8.1 3.8.1 3.4.2 3.2.1 2.32.2.2 2.32.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- nautilus (3.28.1)
NVIDIA (390.48) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 260.19.06 195.36.24 185.18.36 177.80 -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (390.48)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.4.7.2 -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (10.0.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (10.0.1)
openssh (7.7p1) 7.4p1 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 (7.7p1)
openssl (1.1.0h) 1.1.0f 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 (1.1.0h)
perl (5.26.2) 5.26.0 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 (5.26.2)
php (7.2.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.2.6)
plasma-desktop (5.12.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.12.5)
postfix (3.3.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (3.3.1)
postgresql (10.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (10.4)
Python (3.6.5) 2.7.13 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 (3.6.5)
qt (5.11.0) 5.6.1 5.5.1 4.8.5 4.8.4 4.8.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.4.3 -- -- -- -- qt (5.11.0)
samba (4.8.2) 4.6.5 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 (4.8.2)
systemd (238) 234 229 204 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (238)
thunderbird (52.8.0) 55.0beta1 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 (52.8.0)
vim (8.1) 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 (8.1)
vlc (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (3.0.2)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.6.1 4.6.1 4.4.2 4.3.90.1 4.2.0 4.0.6 4.0.5 xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.20.0) 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 (1.20.0)

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Version: 15.5
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-05-27
Votes: 0


The best Linux Desktop Environmnet I ever seen. Switched from Ubuntu to Deepin as they ditched Unity. I believe this one is going to blow away any other environment soon.

Now DDE has turned on my primary machine along with macOS. These two are great, and almost the same in style and usage;

Some of the excellent features;
1 - Very Good in built doc/launcher.
2 - Presing spacebar on file privew it's content as in macOS.
3 - Screenshot and other inbuilt tools are great, no match with others.
4 - WPS Office is great again, it's even better then MS Office.

Giving this Distro 10/10 for the look/feel during installation and usage experience. I expects more polished updates are on the way.

* The only issue I could observe is the download speed on packedge source(s), however, this isn't going to decrease the rating.


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Version: 15.5
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-05-24
Votes: 10


the best linux os ever , its awsome, beautiful and excellent.


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Version: 15.5
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-05-23
Votes: 3


a great and stable os for all users, it just works.


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