Youqilin 22.04 lts version is officially released | ukui 3.1 opens a new experience!


On April 22, 2022, youqilin team officially released the new version 22.04 LTS. 22.04 is the fifth long-term support (LTS) version after 14.04, 16.04, 18.04 and 20.04. The official will provide three years of technical support.

Youqilin 22.04 lts version is officially released | ukui 3.1 opens a new experience!

Compared with the previous version, this updated version has added new functions such as displaying the remaining charging time, complex touch gesture and operation animation teaching, system light color mode setting, wechat online login and support to open personal hotspots. Further optimized the display form of the taskbar area, the startup time of the taskbar, the notification pop-up animation and the level of the file manager sidebar, and fixed known problems such as Ctrl + Q unable to close the music program and the risk of memory leakage of the recording application.

Adhering to the user-oriented concept, youqilin continues to optimize the interactive experience and system stability. The updated version is equipped with Linux 5.15 lts kernel and the new ukui 3.1 desktop environment by default, and has comprehensively upgraded a variety of Kirin self-developed applications.

The latest Linux 5.15 lts kernel – more compatible and stable

Youqilin 22.04 lts version is officially released | ukui 3.1 opens a new experience!

Important updates:

█ improved NTFS file system support;

█ new smb3 file server (ksbmd);

█ added temperature monitoring support for APU based on AMD Zen 3;

█ ASUS ACPI platform configuration file support;

█ improved support for Intel’s 12th generation CPU;

█ Realtek rtl8188eu WiFi driver has been merged to replace the previous Realtek WiFi driver.

New ukui 3.1 desktop environment

Ukui 3.1 takes “light seeking” as the theme, introduces the fashionable and scientific design concepts of “large round corner design” and “light shadow transformation”, and enables the new logo design to make the system more personalized and tasteful. In addition to the theme update, the new ukui 3.1 also upgrades and optimizes the system interaction experience, making your overall operation more comfortable, simple and free, and bringing you a new experience!

Youqilin 22.04 lts version is officially released | ukui 3.1 opens a new experience!

Comprehensive upgrade of self-developed application

In the 22.04 lts version of the operating system released this time, more than ten Kirin self-developed applications such as Kirin calculator, Kirin screenshot, Kirin video, Kirin recording and Kirin camera have been comprehensively upgraded, which not only enriches the application functions, but also optimizes the existing functions and components to further improve your use experience.

Youqilin 22.04 lts version is officially released | ukui 3.1 opens a new experience!

Installation mode

1. At present, youqilin users and other Linux enthusiasts can use youqilin’s official website(…)Or download and install youqilin 22.04 lts online from the mirror station.

2. Users who have installed the official version of 20.04 Pro SP1 can update to version 22.04 lts through the following methods:

● open the terminal and input the following commands:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt upgrade
$ sudo do-release-upgrade --allow-third-party -d

be careful:

  1. For cross version upgrade, unknown problems such as unable to open some applications may occur due to changes in the underlying library;
  2. During the upgrade process, if there is a need to select a place, unless there is a special need, generally press enter.

System function improvement and bug repair log

Desktop environment changes

opening menu

  • New application collection function
  • Add the recent file module, which can quickly open the recently edited documents
  • Support the specific calling method of hidden data upload interface, expose the interface, restrict the access of specified applications, and increase system security
  • Optimize sorting category switching and zoom in to full screen menu operation dynamic effect


  • Add three states of controls to open the application area and tray area
  • Support arbitrary drag icon position
  • Optimize the user’s sense of asynchrony due to switching, and adopt a new unified interface interaction mode
  • Optimize taskbar startup time
  • Optimize the use of the taskbar area and adopt a new two in one display form

Power management

  • New battery balance mode strategy
  • Added the function of displaying the remaining charging time
  • Added the function of automatically turning on the energy-saving mode in the state of low power or battery
  • Add a very low battery protection behavior to ensure that users are prompted to charge when the battery is very low
  • Support the function of conveniently dragging and changing battery strategy in the tray interface
  • Support custom switching power, battery performance, balance and energy saving
  • Support custom low battery


  • Support quick operation of common functions, such as screen projection, Bluetooth, brightness adjustment, etc
  • Optimize the interactive effect of deletion notification
  • Optimize the logic of the notification center and store all messages not found in the sidebar


  • Add notification protocol configuration, support custom notification message resident, resident time, closing message and other functions
  • Support real-time jump to application interface by clicking message
  • Optimize the notification pop-up window and enter the sidebar after the timeout disappears for convenient viewing
  • Optimize notification pop-up animation


  • New function of searching the content of Notepad
  • Support keyboard operation and search results
  • Optimize the memory consumption of file index, and the peak value shall not exceed 500m
  • Optimize disk IO occupation, increase buffer queue and merge processing through intotify signal

User configuration service (USD)

  • Support topic switching
  • Support ground glass display effect


  • Add agent function to realize user isolation
  • New network card options are added to support wired multi network card management
  • New function of creating wireless hotspot, supporting 4G and 5g
  • Add a new network configuration details page. Users can directly create a new configuration
  • New support for TTLS type enterprise networks
  • Support to turn off / on the wired network card
  • Optimize wired list sorting and improve performance

Touch screen scheme

  • New animation demonstration function of complex touch operation
  • New double finger continuous scrolling list and page function
  • Add four fingers to open global search and switch the functions of each application window
  • The “more gestures” function is added to support users to quickly query all touch gestures of the system
  • Support single finger operation, call out sidebar, display all task windows and other scene functions

Multitasking view

  • Support new / delete workspace
  • Support the application window to move freely to each workspace

control panel

  • New system light mode setting
  • Realize the intelligent detection and prompt of the current display type in the multi screen scene
  • Support modifying computer name
  • Support modifying user nicknames
  • Support multiple login options and add biometric authentication
  • It supports the free switching of themes in three systems: light seeking, enlightenment and printing
  • Support custom Screensaver
  • Support custom desktop background display
  • Support custom setting of apt proxy service and port
  • Optimize exception prompt copy and display effect


  • New file transfer capabilities
  • New Bluetooth device classification function
  • Realize the functions of Bluetooth tray, Bluetooth setting and service stripping, and improve the fluency and stability of Bluetooth use

Sign in

  • New network configuration function
  • New code scanning login function
  • Realize the unified authentication function of face, fingerprint and fingerprint instrument

Lock screen saver

  • Support second login and quickly enter the desktop environment

Biometric management

  • Add biometric application scope, such as login, authorization, etc

to grant authorization

  • New biometric and QR code authorization

system monitor

  • New application process classification
  • List of new service programs
  • Real time display of processor and network speed

user ‘s manual

  • New application manual search function
  • Support control panel secondary module jump
  • Optimize home page application classification

File manager

  • The file deletion policy is newly increased. Files larger than 10g are only permanently deleted
  • Optimize sidebar hierarchy


  • Realize the third set of and printing style icon theme
  • Achieve cursor follow and zoom in high resolution

Session manager

  • New system monitor quick entry
  • Support the user switching function to distinguish single / multi-user scenarios

Thematic framework

  • New application three state free switching theme function
  • Development of new palette interface for platform theme
  • Realize the reconfiguration and development of all basic controls in ukui 3.1
  • Fix all control problems

(tray) U disk tool

  • Match UI theme color
  • Optimize device information acquisition and hot plug message notification display

alarm clock

  • New one touch mute function
  • Added the function of setting alarm clock and reminding later
  • Add Mini countdown window
  • Added the function of marking the longest and shortest count interval
  • Support the right-click editing function of alarm items
  • Support custom ringtones
  • Optimize and enlarge alarm clock time editing, countdown setting, time wheel font
  • Optimize the countdown running UI to improve the user interaction experience

Application software changes


  • Added “allow positioning” judgment
  • Added background color adjustment function
  • Refine search drop-down style
  • Optimized the display layout of the main page


  • Fixed possible errors when dragging files into the software
  • Fixed a known memory leak inside the software
  • Updated the pictures and corresponding explanations in the user manual


  • Added binary conversion function

send a message

  • Added friend & chat content search function

Look at the picture

  • Added a sidebar that can be hidden on the left
  • Added clipping function
  • Added save as function
  • Support picture renaming
  • Support in app printing
  • Support EXR, PSD, JFI format pictures


  • Support printer property setting and printer uninstallation
  • Support printer manual, automatic adaptation and driver download

sound recording

  • New audio clipping function
  • Support recording system sound
  • Optimized menu bar prompt information


  • Some adaptation problems are solved


  • Increase the linkage of message pop-up
  • Optimize the functionality of the paint tool

Software store

  • Add and delete self evaluation and main menu setting functions (complete background automatic update application and allow application update notification)
  • Increase the number of software image display and display the software content from multiple angles
  • It supports one click emptying of all contents in the search box
  • Optimize the content and layout adjustment of software details page
  • Optimize the application update module, which displays the number of software to be updated by default

USB flash disk starter

  • Right click the image file to open the USB flash disk launcher
  • Updated user manual


  • Added gridline function
  • Added continuous shooting function
  • Optimized menu bar style
  • Optimized settings pop-up style
  • Optimized the opening style of historical entry

Video and audio

  • Adapt to higher version QT


  • The music program cannot be closed
  • Fixed playing music into S4, and the sound will continue to play for 1-2s after the display is black
  • Fixed the pop back of the probabilistic application of the concert when the right button is playing
  • Fixed taglib version dependency