More posts about “matedesktop”

How to Upgrade to MATE Desktop 1.26 on Ubuntu

Want to install MATE desktop 1.26 on Ubuntu MATE 20.04 LTS and 21.04? Well, not you can! Devs have put together a PPA for users to upgrade from.

27 August 2021

MATE Desktop 1.26 Released with Initial Wayland Support + More

We look at the changes present in MATE Desktop 1.26. Many new features have been added, including initial support for Wayland. Keen to learn more? Read on!

19 August 2021

Ubuntu MATE 17.10 Alpha 2 Released, Includes HUD, Global Menu

Ubuntu MATE 17.10 Alpha 2 is now available to download and if you're a big fan of the Unity desktop you're going to love what's on offer.

28 July 2017

MATE Desktop 1.18 Released, Is Now GTK3 Only

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.

15 March 2017

Meet The New Linux Desktop Environment Inspired by Windows 7

UKUI (Ubuntu Kylin User Interface) is a fork of the MATE desktop that is designed to look like Windows 7, a desktop that Kylin say its users prefer.

13 February 2017

MATE Desktop 1.16 Is Now Available on Ubuntu MATE 16.10

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.

7 October 2016

MATE Desktop 1.16 Released With Improved GTK3 Support

MATE Desktop 1.16 is said to focus on "improving GTK3+ compatibility, migrating components to newer libraries, fixing bugs and code hygiene."

22 September 2016

Yet Another Reason Why Ubuntu MATE 16.04 Will Rock

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 will offer full support for Client Side Decoration (CSD) and GTK Header Bar applications out of the box.

15 March 2016

Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTS Now Available to Download

Fans of the traditional desktop can rejoice, as the first long-term support release of Ubuntu MATE is now live and available for download.

13 November 2014

How To Install MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Interest is growing in Ubuntu MATE Remix and the benefits it offers over stock Ubuntu. But how can you try it out? Through a PPA, of course.

20 August 2014

Ubuntu MATE Remix Seeks Official Spin Status

A custom spin of Ubuntu using the GNOME 2-based MATE desktop environment by default is looking to gain official spin status from Canonical.

19 August 2014

The GNOME 2 Fork ‘Mate’

Whether it's Unity in Ubuntu, GNOME Shell in Fedora, or the number 4 suffixing KDE, there are some users who don't welcome change with open arms. For those people not united behind Unity, remain unsure about GNOME Shell, and couldn't care less about KDE listen up: the GNOME 2 desktop has been forked.

21 August 2011