MATE Desktop 1.12 Desktop Environment recently released, the continuation of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. MATE 1.12 changelog Fixes and improvements for GTK3 support across the entire MATE Desktop including GTK 3.18 support. Touchpad support is significantly improved and now features multi touch and natural scrolling. Multi monitor support has been improved so the display settings use output names and the revised UI lets you set the primary monitor.