Install Deepin Desktop Community

How to Install Deepin Desktop Community

This guide will show you how to Install Deepin Desktop Community 20.2. The Deepin OS is an Ubuntu based Linux division, it was developed by Chinese developers and has been one of the frequently beautiful desktop Communities. The graphical effects of the Deepin OS Desktop community can compare to the Windows 11 and macOS. Deepin Emulator is totally modified from the interface to the software center. It has several apps such as screenshot, screen recorder tools like Windows drawing tool, snipping, music player, and etc.

Deepin Installation

In this guide, we will cover Deepin 20.2 desktop community OS Installations steps.

Table of contents

Minimum system requirements

Intel Pentium IV 2.0 GHz or latest.
Ram 2GB Memory, or higher.
Disk 25 GB free disk space
For more details please visit Deepin

Download DeepIn 20.2 ISO

Visit Deepin Official Website to download

Create Bootable USB

How to create a Deepin Bootable USB drive

Install Deepin 20.2

Follow the below steps, to install Deepin Linux.

Boot from Bootable USB Drive

First, change your computer boot option, select boot from USB.

Deepin boot menu, select install deepin.

Deepin 20.2 boot menu

Choose Deepin Linux language, license agreement, and then click Next.

Select language Deepin OS

Select the Full Disk and then select next.

Create partitions Deepin Linux

Select Continue

Ready to install Deepin

DeepIn Installation

Install Deepin Desktop Community, the installation will now proceed.

Deepin Linux installing

Once finished, remove the DeepIn Bootable USB pin drive and then select Reboot Now.

Successfully installed Deepin Linux

Deepin Configuration

DeepIn 20.2.2 GNU/Linux will be automatically selected and then boot after within 5s.

On the Deepin Linux screen, select your Language and accept the License Agreement again. Click next

Select language Deepin Emulator

Set Keyboard layout and then click next.

Set keyboard layout deepin OS

Choose the Location (Timezone) on the Map and then select next.

Select timezone deepin linux

User Account Setup Deepin

Input your username, computer name. Then input a password, confirm your password, and then select Next.

Create accounts deepin Linux

It will take some time tuning your system

Deepin Linux tuning system

First Time Login In

You will see your deepin Linux login screen.

Deepin community login screen

Choose normal mode

Friendly reminder deepin Linux

DeepIn 20.2 is now installed.

Deepin Linux desktop

Connect to Network

Click on settings icons, select the network tab, and then enable Wired Network Adapter.
I am using a desktop computer, if you have a laptop then you can connect through WiFi.
You are connected to the Internet

Set network adapter deepin

DeepIn Software Update

In the deepin settings, select the Updates tab and then click on check for update.

Check for updates deepin

Downloading deepin updates in progress.

Deepin downloaded updates

Select install update.

Deepin install update

Reboot your system.

Deepin update reboot now

Start Menu/Screen

The DeepIn Desktop community system is very familiar/comfortable for Windows users.

Deepin desktop community

Deepin Linux apps.

App store deepin Linux

Deepin Linux File Explorer

The DeepIn Linux 20.2. Has a very simple to use File Explorer with the usual Desktop, Documents, Documents, Pictures, Videos, Music, again being familiar to Windows Explorer within Windows.

Deepin linux my computer

Deepin Browser and Changing the Search Engine

A browser is installed by default which works in a similar to Edge or Chrome. By default setup, it uses Chinese search engines. We can change this via settings.

Internet browser debian

Click on Manage Search Engines.

Manage search engine deepin

Select Add button.

Add other search engine deepin

To Add Google search engine.

Google and then click on add.

Add search engine deepin

Choose … button beside the Google search engine and then select Make Default.

Make default browser deepin OS

Capture Deepin Screen Recorder

DeepIn has a built-in application named Screen Recorder. Click on the Deepin OS start button and then select Screen Capture.

Menu Deepin Linux

Produce a screen selection size by resizing the window.

Take screenshot Deepin Linux

You can choose the file format and then save the location. The screen capture by default is saved in Pictures.

Deepin pictures

Deepin Store

Deepin Linux has an inbuilt App store that can be used to install additional software. The Deepin Linux software store seems to be a bit lacking compared to more distributions such as Ubuntu & Mint. You can try to run the Deepin OS package directly on a clear Install (the Store install and uninstall of the old version is required).

Deepin hot app store

Written by Jamil Parvez

Jamil Pervez works as a Network Administrator, based in Kuwait with a Primary focus on Microsoft technologies. Microsoft Certified MCSE, MCTP, MCITP, CCNP, CCIP, CCVP with 18 years experience in administering Windows Servers, Exchange, VMWare, Veeam B&R, Veritas BackupExec.

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