Linux Top 3: Ubuntu Kaylin, Debian Wheezy and Linux Mint

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 26, 2013 7:51 AM EDT
LinuxPlanet; By Sean Michael Kerner
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In recent years, there has been no shortage of new Ubuntu derivatives to cater to different needs. Those have including different desktop editions (Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu) and needs (ie. Ubuntu Studio Edition). Now Canonical, the lead sponsor behind Ubuntu is building a new version of Ubuntu specifically for China. The new version is call Kylin and is being developed in partnership with government agencies in China. Kylin will have Chinese language input and localization and will also have a Chinese calendar. The first version of Kylin will coincide with the Ubuntu 13.04 release set to debut in April. Moving beyond the initial release, Canonical plans on providing further specific Chinese integrations including the use of Baidu maps and Taobao shopping.

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