In April 26, 2018, Ubuntu Kylin 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), the 3rd long-term support (LTS) release of Ubuntu Kylin comes with a series of updates in kernel, desktop environment and software for providing a new and better desktop experience. Ubuntu 18.04 and other flavors, such as Lubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu Mate 18.04 and so on also release today.
In 1st November, a brand new desktop called UKUI developed by Ubuntu Kylin Team comes to Debian official library, after went into Ubuntu warehouse. It becomes the first desktop environment that mainly developed by Chinese team as well as comes to the two major international mainstream community. A whole new desktop environment is provided to Debian/Ubuntu users from the entire world.
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.
28th September, Ubuntu Kylin/ Ubuntu released 17.10 Final Beta as a short-term supported version, code Artful Aardvark. Different from former editions, Ubuntu Kylin 17.10 Final Beta only has the brand new light-weight desktop environment UKUI. In the mean time, fixed several local bugs. More new functions and application will demonstrate in official version in October. Please stay tuned.
The 14th Software Freedom Day ceremony held successfully on 16th , September 2017 in Xi’an University of Post and Telecommunications. Developer Dongbing Lv from Ubuntu Kylin community made a speech about the key technology in Openstack, as well as how Team KylinCloud participated in opensource community construction.
On August 21 and 24, 2017, more than 80 foreign friends of "2017 Seminar on Intelligent Government of English-speaking African Countries" and "Seminar on Intelligent Government in French-Speaking African Countries in 2017" visited the Ubuntu Kylin Home and Tianjin Kylin Information Technology Co., Ltd..
Linux Journal today publishes an article titled Ubuntu Kylin, a Linux Distribution with Microsoft Windows Experience(http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/ubuntu-kylin-linux-distribution-microsoft-windows-experience) in which Ubuntu Kylin open source operating system (http://www.ubuntukylin.com/) were covered in detail.
On June 18-21, 2017, the 15th China Strait Project Achievement Fair is held by 17 units including the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Education and organized by Fujian Provincial Development and Reform Commission in Fuzhou.
On May 25, 2017, Linux Desktop Development Roundtable Summit co-organized by Safe and Reliability Technology Industry Alliance and NUDT and undertaken by Ubuntu Kylin Community and Tianjin Kylin Information Technology Co., Ltd. is held in NUDT, Changsha.
Today (October 14, 2016, Beijingtime), Ubuntu 16.10 Final is released and so are Ubuntu Kylin, Kubuntu,Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Cloud. Ubuntu Kylin development team isalso pleased to release Ubuntu Kylin 16.10 Final, codenamed “YakketyYak”. In this release, in order to enhance the Chinese user experience,we mainly improve the native experience and stability and add and modifysome features. All the work of Ubuntu Kylin development team associatesclosely with the Ubuntu community and ecological environment. Our gainshave been uploaded to Ubuntu and upper international open sourcecommunity. Both users of Ubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin can enjoy our worknaturally and easily.
On April 21, 2016, as a biennial open-source event, a press conference entitled "Be an operating system thought the most of the needs of Chinese users - Ubuntu Kylin 16.04 Officially Released" is held in Park Plaza Beijing Science Park. At the same time, Ubuntu Kylin 16.04 Release Series which is given by Ubuntu Kylin community and Open Source China will open its season in dozens of cities around the country.