The Gnome 2 Fork MATE 1.8 Released, Install it in Ubuntu

  The classic Gnome 2 fork MATE Desktop 1.8 has been released a few hours ago. This release brings various improvements and new features, including side-by-side tiling (windows snapping), support for Metacity as window manager and more. MATE 1.8 contains below changes: Control Center: added support for Metacity as window manager; Marco (window manager): added… Continue reading The Gnome 2 Fork MATE 1.8 Released, Install it in Ubuntu

Install MATE 1.6 to Get Classic Gnome 2 Desktop in Ubuntu 13.10

Gnome 2 Desktop was the default in Ubuntu (10.04 Lucid and earlier). If you would like to install this classic DE in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, try MATE, which is a fork of GNOME 2, aims to preserve the classic desktop metaphor. NOTE: If you just want a classic Gnome style panel and app menu, search… Continue reading Install MATE 1.6 to Get Classic Gnome 2 Desktop in Ubuntu 13.10

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