Deepin is a distribution that aims to provide an elegant, user-friendly and reliable operating system.
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Pro Enjoy the simplicity of Deepin's desktop
The desktop interface and apps feature an intuitive and elegant design. Moving around, sharing and searching etc. has become simply a joyful experience.
Pro Excellent apps
Having Deepin installed also means you have thousands of quality apps to choose from. The apps which come with installation will suit your needs to browse the Internet, listen to music, watch videos, talk with friends, editing documents or simply any task you want to do at home or in your office.
Pro Well-designed in every detail, developers have a professional aproach to the system
Deepin has a sane default set of apps including custom apps of their own design that gives the distro a very consistent look and feel. By working with the community on these tools as well as custom translations there is a great sense of polish when using it that is not often seen when using such a new desktop environment.
Pro Great design to the app store
The app store is gorgeous.
Pro Has their own tool kit
They have their own tool kit called "Deepin Tool Kit". And they themselves uses it.
Pro Easy to use
It's very easy to use. You can easily uninstall a program by going to the menu then right-clicking on the preferred app and selecting "Uninstall" option.
Pro Exciting applications
It has some exciting applications, such as Deepin Graphics Driver Manager which can easily change between free and proprietary drivers without any issue.
Pro Rolling release
It's a rolling release. Meaning that it will get updated automatically.
Very slow - launching apps takes more time than other distros - it is a very resource heavy system.
On the other hand - booting and shutting down is very fast on SSD.
Con Customization is a bit hidden
GUI is not straight forward for changing GTK+ or QT themes.
Con GUI is not fully translated
Con Team don't know what to do
Deepin has changed the base 4 times, and the name 3 times. The Desktop Environment also has been changed 4 times.
Con Slow default repos
Download speed for packages from the default repos, is abnormally slow.
Con Bad Implementation of the dark theme
Con Mix of toolkits
GUI is partialy written in QT, but also in GTK+.
Con GNOME keyring is poor
GNOME keyring asks you for your su password, every time you open browser.