Support for quarter window tiling has been added to the MATE desktop. The feature is one of several improvements shipping in the latest stable release of the ‘retrospective’ desktop environment, which was forked from GNOME 2 […]
Brisk menu 0.5 has been released. The fast, efficient app menu applet for MATE desktop adds support for adding apps to a 'favorites' category.
When Canonical jettisoned its over-egged ambitions of building a ‘convergent’ platform spanning mobile, desktop and IoT devices most of us assumed that it signalled the end of the road for Mir, its home-grown display server […]
MATE Desktop 1.18 is now available to download. The release completes the migration to GTK3, and adds a splash of improvements to many of its core apps.
Ubuntu MATE 16.10 will now definitely ship with the MATE Desktop 1.16, with all relevant desktop packages and app updates available in the Ubuntu archives.
MATE Desktop 1.16 is said to focus on "improving GTK3+ compatibility, migrating components to newer libraries, fixing bugs and code hygiene."
A custom spin of Ubuntu using the GNOME 2-based MATE desktop environment by default is looking to gain official spin status from Canonical.
Ubuntu 14.04 will, for the first time, allow users to install the MATE desktop environment straight from the Ubuntu Software Centre.
This being Linux, we have the good fortune of having our choice of desktop environment - and nobody says that it has to be one at a time.