Recently, Tongxin Software announced that it will build a desktop operating system root community based in China and facing the world based on the deepin community, and build the root system of China‘s desktop operating system. In the future, in terms of investment and training of open source talents, Deepin Community will cooperate with 20+ key universities to cultivate open source talents, and invest 500+ R&D personnel to consolidate community infrastructure.
In 2021, China‘s Linux desktop operating system shipments will exceed 5% for the first time. It is expected that by 2025, China‘s Linux operating system shipments will exceed 20%, and the overall Chinese market share will exceed 10%. According to reports, after 15 years of continuous efforts by the Deepin community, the deepin operating system has been continuously updated more than 200 times; it has been downloaded more than 80 million times globally and has more than 3 million overseas users; more than 1,000 contributions have been submitted to 307 international open source projects, supporting 33 languages worldwide .
At present, the organizational structure of Deepin Community consists of two parts: the management team and the interest group. The management team consists of community administrators, community assistants, technical committees, and operation committees. The group is divided into fixed interest groups and temporary interest groups, which will unite more partners to carry out various technical research and expand the incubation capacity of open source projects.
In the next two years, Deepin Community will take the “Three Steps” as the foundation, through the dimensions of planning path, organizational management, code opening, product release, community operation, etc., to build a Chinese-led and internationally influential desktop operating system root. Community.
On the basis of the original 3 overseas communities, Deepin Community will further develop overseas branch communities, add Canadian communities, restart Turkish, French and Italian communities to further enhance global influence. In terms of investment and training of open source talents, it will cooperate with 20+ key universities to cultivate open source talents, and invest 500+ R&D personnel to participate in community infrastructure construction.
As the soul of the information industry, the operating system needs to be in its own hands, both from the perspective of information security and from the perspective of industrial development rights. According to reports, deepin chose the non-commercial community Debian as the basis for research and development, avoiding the external threats of “stuck neck” and “cut of supply” from the source.
At the press conference, Shen Changxiang, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, addressed the conference and said, “Building a safe and reliable open source operating system and a Chinese-led root community is an inevitable requirement for the security development of my country’s cyberspace. As a leading operating system company in China, Tongxin Software has He has a strong ability to lead the development of operating systems and communities, and has accumulated rich experience in open source work. At this time, it is the right time to release the root community of China‘s desktop operating system. I hope that more excellent companies will participate in open source and contribute to our country. Contribute to the development of the Internet informatization business.”