Linux Deepin 2013, a distribution based on Ubuntu and developed in China, has been released and it’s now available for download.
The Linux Deepin distribution is aimed at professional and normal users alike, focusing on the best user experience possible.
“Focusing on improving user experience, Linux Deepin has made several attempts and various innovations on the Linux desktop in the last two years. During the period, Linux Deepin has become more mature and stable.”
“The new 2013 release has retained the highlights of its predecessors. It has also made many improvements based on our user’s feedback and suggestions. Users of Linux Deepin are all recommended to upgrade to the 2013 version,” reads the official announcement.
One of the most interesting features is the Deepin Terminal, which will be a very good tool for programmers and sysadmins. The features include vertical and horizontal split, workspace switching, SSH connection tool, font resizing and background transparency adjustment, just to name a few.
The distribution also comes with the Deepin Game Center, which is a platform for online flash games. It aspires to give flash game lovers a one-stop experience.
Linux Deepin 2013 integrates facial recognition login. With this feature, users will be able to easily login into their operating system without having to enter a user name or a password, which can be quite useful in certain situations.
The Deepin Software Center has received a number of improvements. According to the developers, the software center will prevent suspicious uninstallation of important packages while upgrading.
“Also, the improved notification center no longer prompt for blacklisted applications. Notifications from blacklisted applications won’t be logged by the notification center,” is stated in the announcement.