Official release of Ubuntu Kylin with 17.10, new style, new experience

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Beijing 20th October 2017: Ubuntu Kylin Team releases Ubuntu Kylin 17.10 opensource operating system(version code: Artful Aardvark) officially, updating system kernel, desktop environment, featured applications and cooperating software. In the mean time, opensource versions of Ubuntu 17.10/ Lubuntu 17.10 /Ubuntu Mate 17.10 and so on are releasing today.

Beijing 20th October 2017: Ubuntu Kylin Team releases Ubuntu Kylin 17.10 opensource operating system(version code: Artful Aardvark) officially, updating system kernel, desktop environment, featured applications and cooperating software. In the mean time, opensource versions of Ubuntu 17.10/ Lubuntu 17.10 /Ubuntu Mate 17.10 and so on are releasing today.

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Kernel updated to Linux 4.13, new features including:
●  Structure layout randomly
●  Support origin TLS protocol
●  Huge page exchange mechanism
●  Improved write-back error processing
●  Better asynchronous I/O support
●  Using next-interrupt prediction implement better power management
●  Eliminate DocBook tool chain and formatting documentary etc.
  For more details, go to https://lwn.net/Articles/732796/

In desktop environment and system support:
●  A whole new icon style
●  Adjust control panel layout and merge lockscreen setting page
●  Add searching result real time showing function to File Manager
● Add manage function for “Recent files” in File Manger
●  Add “Open by terminal” and “unzip” function for File Manager
●  Optimize boot speed for Start Menu
● Add driveless print support for IPP Everywhere, Apple AirPrint, Wi-Fi Direct and Mopria devices

In featured applications, updated Kylin series applications to the newest version, a brand new application Kylin Audio/Video Player is added:

Ubuntu Kylin Software Center

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● Fix the bug about updating software source fail at first time
●  Add edit function for setting interface and software source
●  Speed up Software Center boot
●  Modify Software Center detail interface
● Translate database edit and database software

Kylin Assistant (Origin name: Youker Assistant)

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● Add threadpool
●  Modify system information page as dynamic loading
●Optimize capacity algorithm, network card and hard disk access method in system information

Kylin Video

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Kylin Video utilizes MPV and MPlayer as background play engine. Its GUI front end is written by Gt5. Plus, it supports both x86 and ARM platform. As a powerful video player, Kylin Video supports most of the audio and video formats. Functions of shortcut keys/ preview/ screenshot/ sound settings/ subtitles and so on are provided. Users can even customize settings as they like.

Third-party applications are updated to the newest version:
Sougou Input Method

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Sougou pinyin input method Linux version is developed by Ubuntu Kylin Team and Sougou. It has functions like intellectual pinyin/ automatic match and diverse skin. The recent version is 2.2:
●  Add input method cross platform lexicon synchronization(supports Linux、Windows、Mac、Android )
● Add custom phrase function
● Optimized UI
● Optimized input stability
● Fix several bugs

Kingsoft WPS

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WPS is a desktop office suite, which has word/ sheet and slide processing functions. Ubuntu Kylin Teams works with Kinsoft to provide a free WPS for Ubuntu Kylin users. This version fixed several bugs, in the mean time, optimized media function. The version in this system is 10.1.0.6363:    
●Fixed bug: right-click copy and cut file name in save as window, wps seized up and stopped
●Optimize WPS/ET module open and save efficiency, WPP open efficiency
● Fixed animation effect error bug
●Fixed font error bug
●Fixed print window error bug
 
Wendun foxit reader

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Wendun foxit reader is based on foxit reader Linux version, aimed at Chinese users, for a easier using experience. It provides PDF reading, bookmark print functions etc., makes your PDF file reading and using more convenient.
Downloading system at http://www.ubuntukylin.com/downloads/