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Deepin is one of the leading distributions from China. Based on Debian's Stable repository, deepin is prized for its Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE), which is built with Qt. DDE contains over two dozen unique applications ranging from standard items such as an editor, font installer, and package store to more unusual items like a remote assistant, repair guide, and presentation assistant. DDE is also frequently praised for its easy-to-follow installer and for its clean and beautiful design.

If you have used deepin previously, you will notice numerous small improvements in the 20.4 release, starting with a new default wallpaper. Also new in the release is an undo function (Ctrl+Z) for the trash icon and the display of an application window's titlebar when hovering the mouse over the dock. The Control Center now supports biometric authentication, hibernation time settings, and more detailed settings for custom docks. Numerous bug fixes have also been made. As in previous releases, deepin 20.4 includes numerous tweaks not found in other desktops that extend functionality in small but useful ways.

Deepin has been accused several times of passing user information to the Chinese government, but none of these allegations have ever been proven. You will, however, have to check a box that says you agree to the deepin EULA and privacy policy.

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