Tag Archives: Gnome 2

How to Install MATE Desktop 1.18 in Ubuntu 16.04

MATE Desktop

MATE Desktop, the classic Gnome 2 continuation, has reached the 1.18 release after 6 months of development. The entire MATE Desktop suite of applications and components is now GTK3+ only! MATE 1.18 release highlights: GTK3 >=3.14, all GTK2+ code has been dropped Completed the migration to GtkApplication from libunique Added libinput support for mouse and touchpad. Much improved accessibility support ...

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How to Install Classic Gnome Flashback in Ubuntu 16.10

gnome-flashback

For those prefer the classic Gnome 2 desktop environment, Ubuntu’s main repository offers a Gnome Flashback package, a session for GNOME 3 that provides a similar user experience to the Gnome 2.x series sessions. To install the Gnome Flashback session, simply open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command: sudo apt update && sudo apt install gnome-session-flashback Type in your password when ...

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Install ‘GNOME 2’ MATE Desktop in Ubuntu 14.10, 14.04

Gnome 2 continuation Mate Desktop

For Ubuntu users who prefer the classic Gnome 2 Desktop but not satisfied with Gnome Fallback session, MATE Desktop may be a good alternative. The MATE Desktop Environment is the continuation of GNOME 2, which is under active development to add support for new technologies while preserving a traditional desktop experience. MATE Desktop is available via the official repositories for ...

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