[blfs-support] MATE: a GNOME 2 fork

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Sun Nov 25 13:09:44 PST 2012


On 11/25/2012 10:00 PM, Aleksandar Kuktin wrote:
> I just found this and thought you people might be interested.
>
> http://mate-desktop.org/
>
> MATE is a fork of GNOME 2 desktop, forked about a year ago. It is the
> default desktop in Linux Mint 14.
>
> I personaly don't use GNOME and have not tried MATE so I can not tell
> anything about it's usability or usefullness, but I am sure there are
> people here who can benefit from it.
>

I've tried it on Mint 13 (even though every mint variant looks exactly 
the same to me :D) and I can't really tell if it's good or not. Mint 14 
has some improved version. I have downloaded it today, but forgot to try 
it out in VM.



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