After garnering praise from the users and two acclaimed releases, the Ubuntu Mate Linux distribution has now become an official Ubuntu flavor just like Kubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin, and Xubuntu.
This is the first addition to Ubuntu family since 2013 with Ubuntu Kylin.
Ubuntu MATE is stable and this official build release on Ubuntu MATE Alpha2 comes with some new features. The main change is the transition from MATE’s project iso build servers to official Canonical’s official servers. Now the Ubuntu MATE 15.04 and upcoming builds will be alongside the other Ubuntu family members.
Also read about the Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS release with 3.16 Kernel and updated hardware support.
Now the Ubuntu MATE 15.04 and upcoming builds will be alongside the other Ubuntu family members.
What are the changes since Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Alpha2?
- PowerPC added as an officially supported architecture.
- Interface layout switcher to MATE tweak added.
- Plank added
- Folder Colors added
- OEM Install added
- LightDM GTK Greeter updated to 2.0.0
- Yuyo GTK theme updated
- GTK+ 2.x fixed
- Uninstalling packages fixed
- MATE Compatibility integration into upstream Compiz fixed
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