How to install Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04
Install Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04
Deepin is the default desktop environment for Deepin Linux distributions. Developed by Chinese company Deeping Ltd. The most sophisticated, most beautiful and user-friendly desktop environment. Deepin comes pre-installed with Samba, Font Installer, Cloud Printing, and Application Store. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install the Deepin Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 18.04.
Before you start installing the Deepin Desktop Environment. The system requires a non-root user account with sudo privileges.
Install the Deepin desktop environment
The Deepin Desktop Environment package is not included in the Ubuntu Global Repository. Must be added manually
leaeasy/dde Repository for installing Deepin Desktop.
First, press to open Ubuntu terminal
Run the following command to add
leaeasy/dde Ubuntu repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:leaeasy/dde
apt Enter the following command in a terminal to index the package manager:
sudo apt update
Install the Deepin desktop environment by entering the following command in a terminal:
sudo apt install dde
Install Deepin File Manager
Now that you have installed the Deepin Desktop Environment, you also need to install the Deepin File Manager.
To install Deepin File Manager, execute the following command:
sudo apt-get install dde-file-manager
Install Deepin GTK theme
To get the look of the Deepin desktop environment, you need to install the Deepin GTK theme. Install the Deepin GTK theme using the following command:
sudo apt install deepin-gtk-theme
Launch Deepin desktop environment
Run the following command to restart the system for the changes to take effect:
Deepin Desktop environment selected below:
The Deepin home screen looks like this:
You learned how to install the Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04. If you have any questions about this, don’t forget to comment below.