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How To Install MATE 1.8 On CentOS 7, Debian Jessie And Debian Wheezy

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Mate is a Gnome 2 fork, created by the Arch Linux developers as a an alternative to Gnome Classic (Gnome 2), when the Gnome developers decided to create Gnome 3. Mate became very

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Ubuntu 14.10 is Now Using Kernel 3.16 RC3 As Default

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Canonical’s plan is to release Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn with Kernel 3.16 as default. Recently, the developers have implemented the Kernel 3.16 RC3 as default on the unstable branch of Ubuntu 14.10, scheduled

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The First Early Alpha Version Of Ubuntu MATE Remix 14.10 Is Now Available For Download

Hello Linux Geeksters. As I have already written a few times already, Canonical’s Alan Pope and Martin Wimpress, one of the leading MATE developers have been working a lot at Ubuntu MATE Remix, a Ubuntu spin which uses Mate as

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While A Mate Flavor Of Ubuntu 14.10 Is Already Under Works, Cinnamon Will Be Available Via The Default Repositories Of Ubuntu 14.10

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the final version of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn will be released on the 23rd of October 2014, while Ubuntu 14.10 Alpha 1 has been released a while ago, in order provide the users

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Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon And Linux Mint 17 Mate Have Received Updates

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Linux Mint 17 has been released at first in the two traditional flavors: Linux Mint 17 Mate and Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon, followed by the releases of Linux Mint 17 KDE and Linux

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Ubuntu MATE Remix Now Works Under Virtualbox. Let’s Hope An Ubuntu 14.10 Mate Flavor Will Be Released

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you already know, Martin Wimpress (Mate developer) and Alan Pope (Canonical developer) are working at creating an Ubuntu image that uses MATE as the default desktop environment (called Ubuntu MATE Remix), but the project is only

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MATE 1.8 Has Been Added To Debian’s Default Repositories

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Mate is a Gnome 2 fork, created by the Arch Linux developers as a an alternative to Gnome Classic (Gnome 2), when the Gnome developers decided to create Gnome 3. Mate became very

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Ubuntu Might Get An Official Ubuntu MATE Flavor Soon

Hello Linux Geeksters. Martin Wimpress (Mate developer), with the help of Canonical’s Alan Pope has created an Ubuntu image that uses MATE as the default DE. While this is just a prototype, the system runs quite well. Asked on Google+

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How To Easily Enable Window Snapping On MATE 1.8

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, MATE is a popular GNOME 2 fork, the latest version available being MATE 1.8, available by default on Linux Mint 17 Qiana. If you are running Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, install Mate 1.8

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How To Install Cinnamon 2.2.0 And Mate 1.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Cinnamon and Mate are two desktop environments based on the good old GNOME2, used by default on Linux Mint. Cinnamon 2.2.0 and Mate 1.8 will be available by default on Linux Mint 17

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