Tag Archives: Mate Desktop

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 MATE Desktop 1.16 in Ubuntu 16.04

MATE Desktop

MATE Desktop, the continuation of classic Gnome 2 Desktop environment, has reached the 1.16 release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. MATE 1.16 is focused on improving GTK3+ compatibility, migrating components to newer libraries, fixing bugs and code hygiene. MATE 1.16 release highlight: Application and theme support for GTK+ 3.22. More applications build against GTK3+ only: Engrampa ...

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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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