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Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

In October 19, 2018, We are glad to announce the release of Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish), which comes with a series of updates in kernel, basic service, desktop environment and software for providing a newer and better desktop experience. Ubuntu 18.10 and other flavors, such as Lubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu Mate 18.10 and so on also release today.

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

Linux kernel 4.18

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 ships with a v4.18 based Linux kernel. The 18.10 kernel delivers new features, including: 

  • Unprivileged file system mounts: FUSE filesystems can be mounted by unprivileged users

  • A new kernel polling interface for asynchronous I/O

  • Restartable sequences, a "mechanism for lockless concurrency control in user space"

  • A TCP zero-copy receive API and support for high-performance AF_XDP sockets

  • Initial work on bpfilter, which aims to provide faster netfilter functionality using BPF

  • Support for Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, a SoC used by many high-end mobile devices 

Basic Service

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 ships with a biometric identifications framework and a manager for providing an DBus interface for applications.

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

Desktop Environment

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 ships with a brand new Login and Lock program, adding functions, fixing many bugs and providing a cozier and easier user experience. Notable features include: 

(1) Brand new Login and Lock programs, supporting biometric identifications technologies:

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!


(2) Start Menu

  • Modify the loading mode of Normal Menu and support the third party category

  • Support special characters

  • Add Feedback

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

(3) Sessions

  • Add a brand new Setup Wizard

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

(4) Notification

  • Add U disk management

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

(5) Panel

  • Redesign task layout when opening too many tabs on the panel

  • Fix some bugs

(6) File Manager

  • Add dynamic refresh of search results

  • Add add-on of Run as Administrator

(7) Control Center

  • Add Theme Settings

  • Add click event settings of window

(8) Others

  • Add a dark theme and a set of self-designed icons

  • Add grub theme

  • Fix bugs, like When automatic login, starting the system without a monitor will cause window manager start failure. 

Featured Software

(1) Kylin  Software Center

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

Ubuntu Kylin Software Store with simple interface and powerful function and it also supports both Ubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin Repositories. It has been upgraded to v1.5.3.

  • Migratethe code to the newest Qt5 and Python3

  • Reconfigure the user management, such as login and enrollment.

(2) Youker Weather

  • Rewrite the UI with Qt5.

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

(3) Kingsoft WPS

Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Final Now Available for Download!

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. 

WPS Office

  • Add user feedback

  • Add upgrade prompt

  • Support switching languages 

Writer

  • Support aligning tables with gridlines

  • Support pasting formatted text 

Spreadsheets

  • Support for share workbook

  • Under print preview , support printing entire workbook directly

  • Support locale settings of numbers

  • Support custom views

  • Optimizing HTML replication efficiency 

Presentation

  • Support inserting the media embedded into the document through the interface

And we fixed some bugs, like When opening cloud documents across modules, it will prompt “You have logged out, please log in again”. 

More Information

(1)Download:

Welcome to download Ubuntu Kylin 18.04 LTS, starting to get involved with Ubuntu Kylin: http://www.ubuntukylin.com/downloads/show.php?lang=en&id=122.

(2)Getting in touch

If you would like to feedback, you can tell us at:http://forum.ubuntukylin.com. Also you can contact us with Ubuntu_Kylin at Wechat.


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