What is Ubuntu Kylin ?

The objective of the Ubuntu Kylin project is to create a variant of Ubuntu that is more suitable for previous Windows users all over the world. We are committed to provide you with a simpler and more enjoyable experience out-of-the-box. For instance, by providing UKUI Desktop Environment which provide a ‘familiar Windows-style layout’ to windows. Ubuntu Kylin has been a formal member of the Ubuntu family, since Ubuntu Kylin 13.04. Now, we are working on 19.04.

What's new in Ubuntu Kylin 19.04

Beijing 28th March 2019: Ubuntu Kylin Team releases Ubuntu Kylin 19.04 beta officially, updating system kernel, desktop environment and many other bug-fixes. In the mean time, Ubuntu 19.04/ Kubuntu 19.04/ Lubuntu 19.04 /Ubuntu Mate 19.04 and so on are releasing today.

Linux Kernel

Linux Kernel 5.0.0-7

Desktop Environment

  • menu
    1. Add timed shutdown.
    2. New transparent style.
  • panel
    1. Add the function to merge similar windows.
  • Peony(file manager)
    1. Add function to preview text, doc and other files.
  • Indicator
    1. Add transparent style.



The Release ISO can be downloaded from here.

Known Issues

Waiting for Sponsorship

Since this version is an beta pre-release, there are still some issues, and we will fix this soon before final release.


Thanks to acheronuk, willcook, aron and others who involving in the development of Ubuntu Kylin, the success of Ubuntu Kylin 19.04 would the result of our joint efforts. If you want to be a contributor of Ubuntu Kylin,see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuKylin/NewContributorGuide and https://developer.ubuntukylin.com.

DiscoDingo/Beta/UbuntuKylin (last edited 2019-03-28 14:24:57 by feng-kylin)