The 13th 2018 Open Source China Open Source World Summit, organized by China OSS Promotion Union had been held during June 28-29,2018. Liao Xiangke, the chief designer of Ubuntu Kylin Operating System and an Academician of China Engineering Academy, has been awarded the first “China Open Source’s Leads”, also including Linus, Jim Zemlin, Lu Shouqun, Ni Guangnan, Gao Wen, Mei Hong and so on.
Kingsoft rencently released new version of WPS for Ubuntu Kylin（version: 10.1.0.6634）. This version provides latest features of user account system and cloud office, which will help you to process and synchrize documents on different platforms and terminals. It also includes all updates and improvements since last release. We believe this new version will bring the best office experience to our users.
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.