In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to install Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic release with Ubuntu MATE Remix Desktop Environment 1.8. Ubuntu MATE Remix is a stable, easy-to-use operating system with a configurable desktop environment. Ideal for those who want the most out of their desktops, laptops and netbooks and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor. With modest hardware requirements it is suitable for modern workstations and older hardware alike. [box type=”info” icon=”info”]Ubuntu MATE Remix is not an official Canonical project, but a community-driven one and it is not yet an official Ubuntu flavor[/box] Step 1: Download Ubuntu MATE 14.