An interview: the inside story of Deepin Talk

An interview: the inside story of Deepin Talk

  Deepin Talk, an instant messaging application being developed by the Linux Deepin team, was announced at the Linux Deepin Developer and User Conference 2012 held in Beijing. The news quickly provoked great interest among Linux users and developers. At the moment, there is no shortage of IM tools out there. Why would the Linux Deepin team want to create an instant application of their own design? How has the development been going on? What features will be included in the first version of Deepin Talk?   I had a talk with the designer, Liu Ling, and the developer of ...Read more

Another mirror is now available in the UK

Another mirror is now available in the UK

Bytemark Hosting has kindly agreed to mirror our package repositories. The packages are available over HTTP, rsync and FTP. The mirror has two gigabit links and works over IPv4 and IPv6. Below are the URIs for the package repositories: http://mirror.bytemark.co.uk/linuxdeepin/packages ftp://mirror.bytemark.co.uk/linuxdeepin/packages rsync://mirror.bytemark.co.uk/linuxdeepin/packages We sincerely thank Bytemark Hosting for supporting us and helping improve the experience of our users.

Weekly update notes for Linux Deepin 2013 (12/02/14)

Bug fixes #FF18631 Icons in Launcher - Graphics temporarily partially missing (until rebooting) after an application is installed or uninstalled #3025 Desktop weather widget showing wrong date Deepin Software Center The beta version of Maxthon browser is included. The Code::Blocks application has been updated to the 13.12 version. Bytemark Hosting's mirror service, Capital Online Mirror Site, and the mirror service provided by OSChina.net are listed in choices of mirrors. Mirrors provided by Southwest University and Skyshe.com are resumed after a short period of downtime. Deepin Game Center Deepn Game Center has included the following new games:

Two new mirrors in China are available

Two new mirrors in China are available

  Linux Deepin's repositories are now available on Capital Online Mirror Site (provided by Capital Online Data Service LTD.) and the mirror service provided by OSChina.net. The packages and ISO images are available via HTTP on Capital Online Mirror Site at the following URIs, respectively: http://mirrors.yun-idc.com/deepin-cd and http://mirrors.yun-idc.com/deepin-cd For OSChina.net, only the packages repositories are available: http://mirrors.oschina.net/deepin http://mirrors.oschina.net/deepin rsync://mirrors.oschina.net/deepin We want to show our gratitude to Capital Online Data Service LTD. and OSChina.net for supporting Linux Deepin and our community. If you are also able to mirror Linux Deepin and are willing to help us, please contact us at support@linuxdeepin.com

Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year!

The Linux Deepin team is going to celebrate the Lunar New Year from New Year's Eve on January 30 through January 7. We wish everyone a happy Chinese new year! Linux Deepin Team:  

Czech Language installation image for Linux Deepin 2013 is available

Czech Language installation image for Linux Deepin 2013 is available

  The Linux Deepin team is happy to announce that the translation into Czech, part of the Linux Deepin Localization Project, is now 100% completed. Czech users can now set their language to Czech and enjoy Linux Deepin in their own language. An installation image for Czech users is also available for download: http://cdimage.linuxdeepin.com/daily-live/desktop-cs/current/deepin-desktop-cs-amd64.iso Reviewers and translators can download the image and adjust/improve their translations on Transifex. It is strongly recommended that you use Wget or other file retrieving tools that can resume downloads when they are broken or interrupted. Alternatively, you can download it from our SourceForge page. Meanwhile, ...Read more

Weekly update notes for Linux Deepin 2013 (01/22/14)

Bug fixes 1. Launcher Icon issue in the System category. Icon missing from the Graphics category. 2. System Settings The layout changed in Personalization. Deepin Software Center A screencasting tool, Vokoscreen, is included. A new mirror is available. Deepin Game Center The following new games has been added: Winterbells, helping playing rabbit collect as many bells as possible with the mouse. I Saw Her Standing There, a game about zombies, guns, love and dealing with your girlfriend when she turns into a zombie. One and One Story, the story of a boy, the story of a girl, the story of ...Read more

New mirror provided by contributor

New mirror provided by contributor

A new mirror for Linux Deepin’s packages has recently been brought online. As the mirror provider, Love4Taylor, wrote on his blog, the download speed from the mirror can reach up to 2.5 Megabytes per second while using a Japan based VPS service. Below is the URI for the mirrored packages: http://mirrors.love4taylor.org/deepin/ Thank Love4Taylor for generously providing us with the mirror support. If you are also able to mirror Linux Deepin and are willing to help us, please contact us.

Weekly update notes for Linux Deepin 2013 (01/17/14)

Bug fixes #2947 The options were not fully shown in Display settings and the interface was not scrollable. #2915 The docked icon for Tomboy failed to launch Tomboy. Deepin Software Center The following applications has been recently added to Deepin Software Center. HHVM: HipHop Virtual Machine for PHP. Grub Customizer: a graphical grub2 settings manager. Deepin Game Center A new game called Hardcore Pawn is now included in Deepin Game Center.   For more information about bug fixes and improvements, please visit our bug tracker. You are also welcome to report any problems or give us any improvement suggestions on ...Read more

Advantages of Deepin Software Center 3.0 over 2.x

Advantages of Deepin Software Center 3.0 over 2.x

The topic might seem a bit outdated since Deepin Software Center 3.0 has been released for almost a year now. However, it is still necessary to give it a brief introduction because there are few articles written in English about it. Below are some of the highlights of the third major version of Deepin Software Center. 1. Weekly recommends from Deepin Software Center can keep you informed of interesting and useful apps. New applications are included from time to time.