What’s New in Ubuntu Kylin 18.04 LTS

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Published on August 20, 2018 by

Ubuntu Kylin 18.04 LTS is the latest version of Ubuntu Kylin. As part of Ubuntu 18.04 Flavor, this release ships with UKUI desktop environment 1.0 series. Linux kernel has been updated to 4.15. Besides, all the special software and the jointly developed software are updated to the new version, including Kylin Assistant, Ubuntu Kylin Software Center, Kylin Video, Youker Weather, Sougou Pinyin and WPS Office. Especially, Electronic Wechat and Burner have been added to the default normal install for better user experience in work and entertainment.

WPS Office is a suite of software which is made up of three primary components: WPS Writer, WPS Presentation, and WPS Spreadsheet. Ubuntu Kylin team is working with Kingsoft Corp to continue providing WPS for Ubuntu Kylin users for free. Foxit reader is based on the Foxit for Linux and designed for Chinese user to be simple during installation. It provides a way to view, create and sign PDF files, and add annotations to them.

Another open source applications included in Ubuntu Kylin 18.04 LTS, we can mention : Peony File manager 1.1.1, Firefox Quantum 61.0.1, Pluma Text Editor 1.20, Chromium Browser 67, Eye of MAte 1.20, BaoBab 3.28, Parchives Archive Manager 0.1.0, Remina Desktop Remote Client 1.20, Rythmbox Music manager 3.4.2, SMPlayer 18.2, Shotwell Photo manager 0.28, Thunderbird Mail Client 5.29, Transmission 2.92, Foxit PDF reader 1.0, Atril Document Viewer 1.20, GNOME System Monitor 3.28,

Ubuntu Kylin 18.04 LTS available 32 bit and 64 bit system, You can download it from Ubuntu Kylin Download page. For more information about this release, you can read at Ubuntu Kylin 18.04 LTS Release Notes.

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