Ubuntu Mate 14.10 Beta 2 released

Martin Wimpres has announced the release of Ubuntu Mate 14.10 Beta2 and its now available for download. This release id the second beta release that fixes a number of issues that were present in Beta1, and adds a few new features, including some more original artwork.

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Ubuntu Mate 14.10 Beta 2

  • Added gnome-system-tools due to community feedback requesting user and time management facilities
  • Added indicators to Ubiquity that enable access to assistive features and basic system configuration
  • Added assistive features to LightDM
  • Added keybindings, compatible with Sonar, for toggling assistive features
  • Added a MATE panel layout that is similar in appearance to Windows XP classic mode
  • Updated the default Ubuntu MATE panel layout to better reflect how Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 were arranged
  • Updated some icon assets in Ambiant-MATE and Radiant-MATE
  • Updated some of the Ubiquity slides used in the installer slide show
  • Updated font configuration to be consistent across applications
  • Fixed EFI computers displaying a black screen rendering the system unusable
  • Fixed default application associations
  • Fixed erroneous apt configuration that prevented recommended packages being installed
  • Fixed video corruption in the Ubiquity installer
  • and more

Install Ubuntu Mate 14.10 Beta 2 on Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/trusty-mate

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-mate-core ubuntu-mate-desktop

 
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