On April 21, 2023, the Ubuntu Kylin team announced the release of Ubuntu Kylin open source operating system version 23.04.
As a short term support release, Ubuntu Kylin 23.04 comes with Linux 6.2 kernel and Mesa 23.0 graphics driver by default, and is fully upgraded with a series of core system software and base libraries. This version is mainly used to provide a development and testing platform for developers, and you are welcome to download and use it.
The objective of the Ubuntu Kylin project is to create a variant of Ubuntu that is more suitable for previous Windows users all over the world. We are committed to provide you with a simpler and more enjoyable experience out-of-the-box. For instance, by providing UKUI Desktop Environment which provide a ‘familiar Windows-style layout’ to windows. Ubuntu Kylin has been a formal member of the Ubuntu family, since Ubuntu Kylin 13.04. Now, we are working on 21.04.
By default，Ubuntu Kylin 20.04 Pro is equipped with the latest Linux 5.10 LTS Kernel, with 9 newly developed applications including Kylin Music, Kylin Recorder, Kylin Camera,Kylin Installer,UKUI Bluetooth, Kylin Ipmsg,Kylin USB Creator, Kylin Calculator and Kylin Scanner.By further optimizing the animation effect and reconstructing the theme frame control style, we can bring more cool and unified visual experience.
As a fast-developing open source community, Ubuntu Kylin welcomes outstanding open source talents to join us, work for open source full-time together, and jointly create the most active open source community!
The latest Linux 5.8 kernel and UKUI 3.0 desktop environment are integrated in the Ubuntu Kylin 20.10 release by default. It fixed a lot of problems in the start menu, file manager, control panel, etc, so as to provide users with a more efficient and stable use experience. Welcome to download and have a try, and give us feedback on your use experience and optimization advices.
UKUI 3.0 is a lightweight desktop environment based on Linux distributions developed by Kylin, and is powered by the Ubuntu Kylin open source operating system by default. Currently, UKUI is available in Debian, Ubuntu, Arch Linux and other international Linux distributions.
Ubuntu Kylin 20.04.1 integrated 269 modifications from the previous four system updates, and carried out comprehensive security upgrade, bug repair and stability improvement, including optimizing 4K support, improving 3D display performance by 46%, fixing usn-4432-1 (grub 2 bug), and continuing to update the app store. Users who encounter exceptions using version 20.04 are welcome to download, install or update to the 20.04.1 version of this release for better use experience.