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Old 28. Jan 2016, 06:50 AM   #61 (permalink)
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I'm not able to get as frustrated as you on the same technical level, but I still know a pile of **** when I step in it.
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Old 28. Jan 2016, 06:58 AM   #62 (permalink)
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Very much so.
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Old 30. Dec 2019, 04:41 AM   #63 (permalink)
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"For the longest time, Deepin Linux was based on Ubuntu. But with the release of 15.7, that all changed. Now, Deepin’s foundation is Debian, but the desktop is still that beautiful Deepin Desktop."

Source: https://www.linux.com/tutorials/deep...user-friendly/
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"For the longest time, Deepin Linux was based on Ubuntu. But with the release of 15.7, that all changed. Now, Deepinís foundation is Debian, but the desktop is still that beautiful Deepin Desktop."
Deepin has continued to evolve since the move to Debian Unstable and then Stable but although it looks pretty cool the underlying bugs are still there. This is why Manjaro dropped it.

"The Deepin edition has been halted for an indefinite time because there have been too many regressions recently with it and it has become really troublesome to maintain.

Updates for Deepin are still provided for people who already had Manjaro Deepin, or for people who used Manjaro Architect (I think the profile is still available), but there is no new ISOs planned for now."

"It's a mess. Yes, it's a lovely DE, it really is. But it's a disaster on the backend.
To be blunt, expect problems... frequently.
Until they get this supposed unified library done. It's going to stay that way for a while.
It's why it's gone into a holding pattern with the Manjaro devs."
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It's odd to see that Extix has adopted the Deepin way.

https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=extix
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I've used a lot of desktop environments--hundreds over the course of 20 plus years. I've worked with everything from AfterStep to the beta versions of GNOME and KDE (all the way to most recent offerings) to macOS and to Pantheon, Enlightenment, Blackbox, Fluxbox, Fvwm, Windows 95/98/Me/7/8/10, Xfce...the list goes on and on.

I was certain I'd seen the most beautiful desktops available. That is--until Deepin released version 15.8.
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Might be of interest to watch out the next release V20 of Deepin, based on Debian 10.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9WkZSIReK0
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It's odd to see that Extix has adopted the Deepin way.

https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=extix
Not wishing to be too unkind but Extix has a general reputation for unreliablility so using Deepin will match the rest of it.

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/85481.html
https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/86332.html
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"The Chinese association with Deepin is a little unsettling for some users. But the source code of this Linux distro is open for everyone to go through, so there are no serious issues there."

"A laptop with pre-installed Linux comes with all the necessary drivers and works right out of the box. Whereas, installing a Linux distro and all the necessary drivers yourself can be quite difficult for some people."

"Although installing and using Linux has become really easy over the years, having official support from a big OEM like Huawei offers a piece of mind."

Source: https://fossbytes.com/huawei-linux-l...deepin-distro/
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I revisited Deepin after reading Dedoimedo`s review and (this time ) I have to agree with everything he says.

You could say this looks like a cross between Elementary OS and something better, but it is so truly unique it should not be compared with anything else.

Screenshot here.

There are many more customization options too than the last release I looked at.

I`m impressed enough to run this as a full install on my spare box.
Interesting to look back this thread about Deepin Linux.

And here's another review by Dedoimedo, on Deepin 15.4

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Deepin 15.4 is supreme on the outside, fragile on the inside. This is one beautiful distro. There's no question about it. When it comes to the traditional Linux desktop, Deepin blows all others out of the water.

Unfortunately, it is let down by mediocre hardware support... - Dedoimedo
Source: https://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/deepin-15-4.html
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