UbuntuDDE Remix 20.04.1 Released, Available For Download Now


Following the first point release of the upstream Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, UbuntuDDE lead developer Arun Kumar Pariyar has also announced the point release of UbuntuDDE Remix 20.04.

For those who don’t know, UbuntuDDE is a brand new unofficial flavor of Ubuntu, which arrived in April this year and launched its first-ever long-term version 20.04. It blends the power of Ubuntu Linux and the most beautiful Deepin desktop.

UbuntuDDE Remix 20.04.1: What’s New?

UbuntuDDE’s latest point version 20.04.1 includes all updates and bug fixes from the new Ubuntu upstream release v20.04.1. Also, it ships with fixes for BootHole Vulnerability, which affected most Linux distributions using GRUB2 bootloader with Secure Boot.

If you want to read the full list of bugs fixed between Ubuntu 20.04 and 20.04.1, head over to the change summary here.

Along with upstream Linux, UbuntuDDE 20.04.1 has also added its specific changes through Over-The-Air (OTA) updates like the addition of new packages in the UbuntuDDE repository such as deepin-screen-recorder and deepin-topbar.

Not only that, but it has also distributed patches for DDE (Deepin Desktop Environment) and resolved some issues reported in UbuntuDDE 20.04. For instance, time format issues and automatic disabling of Wi-Fi when the machine wakes up from sleep.

Additionally, Remix 20.04.1 has also fixed issues with OS installation in case of enabled UEFI Secure Boot. This means you can now install UbuntuDDE Focal Fossa without disabling Secure Boot.

Get UbuntuDDE 20.04.1

If you’re already running UbuntuDDE Remix 20.04, you can easily upgrade your system to reach v20.04.1. However, if you want a fresh installation from scratch, download the ISO image from here.

But before starting the installation, you must check the minimum system requirements:

  • 2GB RAM
  • 30GB free disk space
  • 2GHz or faster processor

Lastly, if you don’t know how to install it, you can follow the official installation instructions here.

Sarvottam Kumar

Sarvottam Kumar

Sarvottam Kumar is a software engineer by profession with interest and experience in Blockchain, Angular, React and Flutter. He loves to explore the nuts and bolts of Linux and share his experience and insights of Linux and open source on the web/various prestigious portals.
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