More posts about “Ubuntu MATE”

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
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Ubuntu 21.04 Flavours Released, This is What’s New

Ubuntu 21.04 release is out and so are brand new versions of the official Ubuntu flavours. We run-through what's new in Xubuntu, Kubuntu et al in this post.

22 April 2021
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How to Install Yaru MATE Theme on Ubuntu MATE 20.04

Ubuntu MATE 21.04 ships with a new Yaru MATE theme enabled by default — but users don’t have to upgrade to use it! Yaru MATE is an official port of Ubuntu’s Yaru GTK theme (plus […]

2 April 2021
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Ubuntu 20.10 Flavours Released, This is What’s (Mostly) New

Arriving alongside the final Ubuntu 20.10 release are new builds from Ubuntu's family of flavours, which includes Kubuntu, Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Budgie.

22 October 2020
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Ubuntu 20.04 Flavours Released, But What’s New?

New beta builds of Ubuntu 20.04 flavours including Ubuntu MATE and Xubuntu are available to download. We recap the changes and share download links.

3 April 2020

Ubuntu 19.10 Flavours Hit Beta, Here’s What’s New

Hot on the heels of the Ubuntu 19.10 beta come freshly spun test builds from Ubuntu’s family of flavours, including Ubuntu MATE and Xubuntu. By now we now have a pretty solid idea of the […]

27 September 2019

This Handy Nvidia Optimus Linux Tool Makes Switching Between GPUs Easy

If you’re using Nvidia Optimus on Linux you switch between discrete and integrated graphics using the ‘mate-optimus’ utility. This panel-based applet even supports the Nvidia PRIME offloading feature included in the latest NVIDIA 435.x Linux […]

8 September 2019
GPD Micro PC with Ubuntu MATE review

The GPD MicroPC in 3 Minutes [Video Review]

The GPD MicroPC is a tiny, but impressive sub-notebook so I made a three minute YouTube video to show you what's cool, and what's not.

24 August 2019
GPD Micro PC with Ubuntu MATE review

GPD Micro PC: Is a 6-inch Ubuntu Laptop Actually Usable?

When I first heard about the GPD Micro PC, the 6-inch laptop crowdfunded into reality earlier this year, my overriding impression was one of confusion. I thought a laptop this small wouldn’t be usable …but […]

22 August 2019

Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Alpha Arrives, But Only for the GPD MicroPC

An Ubuntu MATE 19.10 alpha snapshot is available for testing on the GPD MicroPC, a 6-inch compact laptop crowdfunded on IndieGoGo.

19 July 2019

Why Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Is Ditching VLC for GNOME MPV

GNOME MPV will replace VLC as the default media player in Ubuntu MATE 19.10, due for release in October. We look at the reasons for the swap.

6 June 2019
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Ubuntu 19.04 Flavours Available to Download

Ubuntu 19.04 is out, and so too are new versions of official ubuntu flavors, including Ubuntu MATE, Kubuntu, Xubuntu and more. We recap the key changes.

18 April 2019