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· One min read
Yung-Hsiang Hu

Hello everyone,

The TAIDE model released the Llama3-TAIDE-LX-8B-Chat-Alpha1 version today. Friends who use the Kuwa TAIDE version only need to update to the latest v0.2.1 version to experience the latest version of the TAIDE model. In addition to updating the TAIDE model, this version also expands the support for local models and fixes some minor problems, hoping to provide everyone with a better user experience.

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Download link for kuwa-taide-v0.2.1 single executable file: https://dl.kuwaai.org/kuwa-taide/v0.2.1/

· One min read
Yung-Hsiang Hu

This post will guide you to upgrade Kuwa TAIDE’s built-in model from TAIDE-LX-7B-Chat-4bit to Llama3-TAIDE-LX-8B-Chat-Alpha1-4bit.

  1. Go to C:\kuwa\GenAI OS\windows\executors, and duplicate the 1_taide directory to 1_taide-8b. If you only need to run the new version of TAIDE model, you can delete the run.bat file in 1_taide.

  2. Download taide-8b-a.3-q4_k_m.gguf from the official TAIDE HuggingFace Hub to C:\kuwa\GenAI OS\windows\executors\1-taide_8b, and delete the original taide-7b-a.2-q4_k_m.gguf

· 3 min read
Yung-Hsiang Hu

Getting the Model

Method 1: Applying for Access on HuggingFace

  1. Log in to HuggingFace and go to https://huggingface.co/meta-llama/Meta-Llama-3-8B-Instruct to apply for access to the meta-llama/Meta-Llama-3-8B-Instruct model (approximately 1 hour for review)
  2. If you see the "You have been granted access to this model" message, it means you have obtained the model access, and you can download the model

· 4 min read
Yung-Hsiang Hu
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This version does not include the TAIDE model itself, and a version pre-loaded with the TAIDE model is expected to be released after the TAIDE model is publicly available.

Hello to our community friends,

After collecting everyone's feedback, we plan to roll out the long-awaited RAG feature in v0.2.0. The RAG part has been internally tested, so we are releasing v0.2.0-beta to invite everyone to test it out and see if it meets your expectations.
In addition, this update also provides a way to connect with TAIDE API and TAIDE models.
At the same time, we have also adjusted the system installation script and fixed some known bugs, making the entire system more stable, easier to extend, and easier to use.
If you have any suggestions or if you think there is room for improvement, please let us know!

· 2 min read
Ching-Pao Lin

Hello developers and users,

After receiving feedback from many users since the initial release, we are pleased to announce the stable release of v0.1.0. In this version, we have made some adjustments to the installation process for the Windows version. We have also simultaneously released a Docker version, allowing users to quickly install and adjust the environment structure as needed. Additionally, we have fixed some minor bugs that were known in previous versions.

· 2 min read
Yung-Hsiang Hu

Hi, humans! 👋 Welcome to Kuwa! 🤖

Kuwa GenAI OS is an open, free, secure, and privacy-focused Generative-AI orchestrating system,
including user-friendly WebUI for LLMs, and a novel GenAI kernel to support AI-powered applications.

The main features are as follows:

  1. 🌐 Multi-lingual turnkey solution for GenAI development and deployment on Linux and Windows
  2. 💬 Concurrent multi-chat, quoting, full prompt-list import/export/share, and more for users
  3. 🔄 Flexible orchestration of prompts x RAGs x bots x models x hardware/GPUs
  4. 💻 Heterogeneous supports from virtual hosts, laptops, PCs, and edge servers to cloud
  5. 🔓 Open source, allowing developers to contribute and customize the system according to their needs

The Kuwa system was developed with the support of Taiwan's Trustworthy AI Dialogue Engine (TAIDE) project and has been used as a demonstration and development testing platform for the TAIDE project, as well as in several domain-specific applications.

We are a team of students and alumni from the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, hoping to provide everyone with their own AI development or service platform.
There is still much room for improvement in the Kuwa system, and we sincerely welcome you to join the Kuwa open-source community to participate in this open-source project 🙌. Let’s enter the new generation of GenAI together.

Official website: https://kuwaai.org/
Community: https://kuwaai.org/community
TAIDE: https://en.taide.tw/