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Linux Deepin 12.12 Alpha versions are equipped with “advanced desktop environment” first public release version, that version is Linux Deepin 12.12 functional test and Preview versions of the official version. Welcome to problems encountered in using and modifying the feedback to us, feedback issues will be fixed in the next version.
Second, depth desktop environment: a new desktop
Unlike Linux Deepin 12.06 is, Linux Deepin 12.12 no longer uses GNOME Shell as the default desktop environment, desktop environment instead of using independent development team: depth desktop environment (DDE), and match the new “advanced system settings” (DSS).
Depth of desktop environments
Depth desktop environment (DDE) will become important milestones in the history of Linux Deepin, Linux Deepin will have their own desktop environment, start user habits deeper exploration and research.
Overview application view, you can click on the bottom left corner of the screen “application launcher (Launcher)” button, or the Alt+F2 key combination to open. It lets you quickly find and start the application.
Bottom Dock, quickly open frequently used programs
Bottom Dock, is the horizontal bar at the bottom of the screen. It includes the application launcher (Launcher), the Show Desktop button, common application shortcuts and tray components. Support add and delete application shortcuts, and displays the list of open application Windows.
Simple message notification
It will prompt you in time from notice chat tools, systems or other applications, notifications display area to the right corner of the screen. Message trays feature in versions continue to improve.
Of course, this is not all … … More information on depth desktop environments, you can review the official blog released information in the future.
Advanced system settings: set Center
Advanced system settings (Deepin System Settings), using Deepin UI graphics library, various modules that are set to the new design, including display, voice, personality, power, accounts, networks, and other system settings module, you can easily personalize the modules of the system.
Here we focus on a few areas.
Support automatically adjust the screen brightness.
If your computer is equipped with a lighting device, which can automatically adjust the screen brightness based on external light levels in order to save power.
Personalized theme and wallpaper settings.
A: the system provides four sets of wonderful wallpaper by default, switch according to your preferences.
B: supports wallpaper random play, set the interval time picture switch.
C: integrating love wallpaper HD wallpaper online modules.
Support the lunar calendar date display.
In datetime module, has increased its support of the Chinese lunar calendar dates, and support the display of international festivals and traditional Chinese festivals.
Easier Network Setup.
Each network setup type, such as cable, dial-up and mobile network classification at a glance, sets the interface is extremely simple, can help you quickly set up your network.
Quickly set up user tile: Snipping Tool supports depth and camera.
Depth we can use Snipping Tool to capture screen and make an simple edits to the user avatar, you can also directly after the camera is set to portrait.
Third, the Centre for advanced software 3.0 Alpha
System default software Center equipped with a depth (Deepin Software Center) 3.0 Alpha version.
Reclassification of software.
Warehouse qiankuan on a larger adjustment software category, and category of programs that have been consolidated in the overview application view. After adjustment for each of the major categories also are broken down into smaller categories, you can help us by software category, find the software at a glance.
Presentations, happy to share.
Depth topic additions to the software Center is the first recommended software Center, here we can see the carefully prepared software topics, such as boutique game recommendation, rookie advanced tools, interesting, can reduce the suffering of we own the software.
Support software scores and comments.
Comments section in this version improved version 2 cannot enable input problems, visit the Linux Deepin official forum account to comment on software and scoring.
In addition to the above it was encouraging, deep software 3.0 Alpha version also supports installing locally. deb format file, also solved the problem of starting the software Center in the past need to enter a password. However, there are many features to be perfect. More than just software Center, including depth depth of desktop environments and other specialty applications, Linux Deepin the growth and progress of the project needs to continue improving.
Depth of four applications, featured music player 2.0 Alpha
2.0 Alpha, the main added the following features:
Watercress FM provided plug-in, enjoy online music.
Starting from this version, developers to a plug-in mechanism, watercress music, the default provider plug-in, such as webcasts, Kara OK, after opening these plugins can recognize: it is no longer just a good local music file manager!
Tip: watercress music services as a player plug-in only, default is off, and only for Chinese user.
Mini mode, mini.
We opened “mini mode”, the display can easily drag-and-drop location, or up/down a song, pause/start simple playback controls.
More format support.
Increasing support for formats such as audio CD, CUE.
In addition, Alpha version also adds a music file format conversion feature, multimedia key support, batch file format conversion feature of music. Also calibration interface character translation, updated the software icons, as well as other Bug fixes.
Advanced Media Player 2.0 Alpha
Compared with the previous official version, 2.0 Alpha version of the main new features are as follows:
Multi-language audio options: with multi-language audio track for video, you can select a different language. Multiple embedded subtitles selection: video with multiple embedded subtitles that you choose to load the subtitles can be customized. Add format conversion function: supports a wide range of mobile devices and the choice of models. We can convert multiple video formats for playback formats supported for handheld devices, watch anytime, anywhere. View movie information: as you click with the right button to play the file, the shortcut menu, select “Properties”, you can view the currently playing video information file and encoding information. Added support for DVD/CD, allowing to run multiple routines.
Apart from the above major updates, while correcting the translation interface characters, updated the software icons, as well as other Bug fixes.
Depth of Snipping Tool 2.0 Alpha
It is one of the most delicate of Snipping Tool, small size, interface simple but frequently used features are all in place, suitable for people with simple edit the screenshot needs.
Depth compared to 12.06 Snipping Tool 2.0 Alpha version adds:
Quick shots, one-click Sharing.
When we shot and then, enter microblogging content, share button, you can share with our friends. Support Sina, Tencent weibo and Twitter, this application authorization is needed.
Screenshot added right mouse button function menu, help you quickly edit.
After you start the depths screenshot tool, right click on the screenshot, you can quickly select your desired editing features, which are for lazy people prepared.
In addition, the depth of Snipping Tool 2.0 Alpha also fixes problems in the dual screen shot, save partial Desktop Screenshot images confusing issues. While also improving the screenshots saving function, as well as fix other problems.
Five, updates, Misc
Linux Deepin 12.12 Alpha version the following content has been updated:
System icon theme desktop wallpaper IME skin theme user login theme switch theme Deepin EmacsDeepin UI graphical interface library (for developers) six, download
Currently available only in Chinese Simplified ISO file.
Chinese Simplified 32-bit: download
Chinese Simplified 64-bit: download
MD5 (s 64-bit): cfb7354054ab9509c8279d27547857a2
MD5 (Simplified Chinese 32-bit): d658796a0ee13d6fe780eba0588514fc
The mirror synchronization vary. After the download is complete, please check MD5 value.
Beijing Institute of technology mirror site: http://mirror.bit.edu.CN/deepin-CD/
Tianjin University open source mirror site: http://mirror.tju.edu.CN/deepin-CDimage/
Tsinghua University open source mirror site: http://mirrors.tuna.Tsinghua.edu.CN/deepin-releases
Southwest University open source mirror site: http://mirrors.linuxstory.org/deepin-CD
Chinese University of science and technology site: http://mirrors.ustc.edu.CN/deepin-CD/
Beijing Jiaotong University site: http://mirror.bjtu.edu.CN/deepin-CD/
Seven, feedback and communication
Known major problems:
Virtualbox is installed on this system, as they relate to the kernel module compatibility problems in a few cases causing system stuck. ATI card driver: support for OpenGL video card manufacturers to private driving perfect, cause Compiz to draw a black screen problem.
The following ways you can for problem feedback, communicate with us:
Bug feedback system: Linux Deepin Mantis
Mailing lists (the subscription address: click here to subscribe to):
A:firstname.lastname@example.org developers mailing list
B:email@example.com users mailing list
Official Forum: http://www.linuxdeepin.com/Forum
Official Sina micro-blog: http://weibo.com/linuxdeepinnew
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Eight, final remarks
We need all the positive feedback, participate in our community. Although this announcement for an Alpha version, but without Linux Deepin team members and the community for their hard work and dedication. Thank you for your attention and effort each one of us, is that they make Linux Deepin is getting better and better.