Mate

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS released

Martin Wimpress recently announced the release of Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS which has been in development for nearly 2 years. This latest release features the latest MATE desktop environment, and support for Ubuntu Snappy command-line package manager.   Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS Update: Added ubuntu-snappy-cli to the default install. Updated Ubuntu MATE Welcome to 16.04.9. Updated translations and assorted bugs fixes Updated to install Telegram from a PPA maintained by Martin Wimpress that has fixes Indicator icons.

MATE Desktop 1.12.1 released as bug fix

MATE Desktop 1.12.1 recently released, is the continuation of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. This latest release brings mostly bug fixes. Install Mate Desktop 1.12.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install mate-dock-applet Remove Mate Desktop sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate Install Mate Desktop 1.

MATE 1.10.0 Desktop Environment released

MATE 1.10.0 Desktop Environment recently released, is one of the most lightweight and appreciated open source desktop environments used in numerous distributions of Linux, including Ubuntu MATE and Linux Mint, has reached today version 1.10.0, a released that introduces several new features and a great. MATE 1.10.0 changelog Turn MateRRScreen, GnomeRRConfig and GnomeOutputInfo into a GObject Add gobject introspection Many RANDR fixes interface: add automatic-mnemonics key for Gtk xsetting use GDK_WINDOW_XID for inter-GTK compatibility Updated mpaste for website change Added org.

Change your Ubuntu Folder color

If you desire to have a better visual layout of your Ubuntu folder directories, then Folder Color is what you need. Folder Color is an open-source application that allows users to easily color or change the color of their folder icons. This was initially used in Nautilus but now also added to the default repoitory for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet. Folder Color supports the following file browsers Nautilus, Nemo & Caja in these desktops: Unity, GNOME, Cinnamon, & MATE You can choose the color or emblem of a folder from a predefined color templates Change the color of a folder with just a right click!

Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca’ released

The Linux Mint team has announced the release of Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca’ (Both Xfce & MATE editions). Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Linux Mint 17.1 New features: Out of the box support for Compiz Update Manager Language Settings Login Screen System Improvements Artwork Improvements Other Improvements Main Components LTS Strategy For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 17.

Linux Mint 17 ‘Qiana’ Final Version Released

The LinuxMint team has announced the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Final version (Both Cinnamon & MATE Flavors). Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Few New features at a glance with some screenshots: Update Manager Drivers Manager