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The new version of WPS 2019 released, formula editor on Ubuntu Kylin preferred!

2019-09-12 13:40:08

Yesterday, WPS office 2019 updated version (8865) for Linux was released. It not only fixes a large number of bugs on the basis of the previous version (8722), but also brings a new feature experience to WPS users. The new formula editor makes it easier for users to insert and edit formulas on the Ubuntu Kylin system. In addition, this version also supports the insertion of OLE attachments, account encryption and other practical functions.

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WPS is the default office suite of Ubuntu Kylin, which makes Ubuntu Kylin users to have a more convenient and efficient office experience. Details of this version update are as follows:

WPS public:

  • Inserting and editing formulas supports;

  • Inserting Doc / docx / XLS / xlsx / ppt / pptx files as OLE objects supports;

  • Add account encryption, support to encrypt documents by account method;

  • Optimize the printing settings, and solve the problem that the real printing effect is inconsistent with the settings;

  • Optimize printing efficiency;

  • Fix the problem that after inserting the vector map, the output is PDF and the vector map becomes bitmap.

WPS Writer:

  • Fix typography, character measurement area error.

WPS Spreadsheets:

  • The IO in DBF format adopts GBK coding;

  • Open dif file to support guessing encoding;

  • Optimize the opening efficiency of xlsx files;

  • Optimize calculation efficiency.

WPS Presentation:

  • Fix the problem that double-click PPS / PPSM / ppsx show format file to open, the show has not been set to the top. 


  • Fix the problem that a black box pops up when PDF is shown in slide show mode;

  • Fix PDF failed to load font, causing crash. 

At present, the updated version of WPS has entered the software warehouse of Ubuntu Kylin. Users of Ubuntu Kylin and other Ubuntu systems can install it online through the terminal or software center, or they can download and install it manually on the official website of Ubuntu Kylin(  )or( This update is only for 64 bit system) 

Installation steps of new version of WPS on Ubuntu Kylin (19.04, 18.04, 16.04):

1. update source:$sudo apt update

2. Install WPS:$sudo apt install wps-office

Installation steps of new version of WPS on Ubuntu (19.04, 18.04, 16.04):

1. Modify the source configuration file and add a line to the / etc / apt / sources.list 

file: deb bionic main (Version 16.04 replaces bionic with xenial)

2. $sudo apt install ubuntukylin-keyring

3. update source:$sudo apt update

4. Install WPS:$sudo apt install wps-office