Ubuntu Kylin

Ubuntu Kylin
Distribution of Linux
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ArchitectureAMD64, ARM64, x86
Latest versionUbuntu Kylin 21.10
Initial release25 April 2013
User interfaceUKUI, MATE (formerly)
Based on
Ubuntu

Ubuntu Kylin is the official Chinese version of Ubuntu that is targeted to the said country's market. It has been described as a "loose continuation of Kylin OS" by Canonical Ltd and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. Features that are not included in it's international counterpart are present, like Chinese input methods, Chinese calendars, a weather indicator, online music search from the Dash, and WPS Office being the default office suite instead of LibreOffice.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

Like Ubuntu, it's versions are named after different adjectives and animals in alphabetical order and usually release on April and October.

Name Code name Release date Support end date
Ubuntu Kylin 13.04 Raring Ringtail 25 April 2013 27 January 2014
Ubuntu Kylin 13.10 Saucy Salamander 17 October 2013 17 July 2014
Ubuntu Kylin 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr 17 April 2014 30 April 2019
Ubuntu Kylin 14.10 Utopic Unicorn 23 October 2014 23 July 2015
Ubuntu Kylin 15.04 Vivid Vervet 23 April 2015 4 February 2016
Ubuntu Kylin 15.10 Wily Werewolf 22 October 2015 28 July 2016
Ubuntu Kylin 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus 21 April 2016 April 2021
Ubuntu Kylin 16.10 Yakkety Yak 20 October 2016 20 July 2017
Ubuntu Kylin 17.04 Zesty Zapus 13 April 2017 13 January 2018
Ubuntu Kylin 17.10 Artful Aardvark 19 October 2017 19 July 2018
Ubuntu Kylin 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver 26 April 2018 April 2023
Ubuntu Kylin 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish 18 October 2018 18 July 2019
Ubuntu Kylin 19.04 Disco Dingo 18 April 2019 23 January 2020
Ubuntu Kylin 19.10 Eoan Ermine 17 October 2019 17 July 2020
Ubuntu Kylin 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa 23 April 2020 May 2025
Ubuntu Kylin 20.10 Groovy Gorilla 22 October 2020 July 2021
Ubuntu Kylin 21.04 Hirsute Hippo 22 April 2021 January 2022
Ubuntu Kylin 21.10 Impish Indri 14 October 2021 July 2022
Ubuntu Kylin 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish 21 April 2022 May 2027

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