Ubuntu MATE 15.04 : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Published on May 17, 2015 by

The stable release of Ubuntu MATE 15.04 has arrived and is now available for download and install on yout computer. The entire project of Ubuntu MATE is now an official Ubuntu flavor. It is built around the MATE Desktop environment version 1.8.2, which provides users with a traditional, two-panel layout like old versions of Ubuntu.

According to Ubuntu MATE 15.04 release notes, here’s the highlight of Ubuntu MATE 15.04:

  • Ubuntu MATE 15.04 is an official Ubuntu flavour.
  • Established a hardware partnership with Entroware.
  • Added PowerPC and Raspberry Pi 2 as supported hardware architectures.
  • Added a new default theme called Yuyo.
  • Added user interface switching to MATE Tweak.
  • Added fully integrated Compiz support.
  • Added Tilda pull-down terminal.
  • Added Folder Color.
  • Added LightDM GTK Greeter Settings
  • Added categories to the system menus.
  • Added new community contributed desktop backgrounds.
  • Updated to Linux 3.19
  • Updated to MATE Desktop 1.8.2.
  • Updated to Firefox 37.
  • Updated to LibreOffice 4.4.
  • Updated GTK 3.x themes to use full colour icons, like their GTK 2.x counter parts.
  • Updated all themes to offer improved Client Side Decoration (CSD) support.
  • Replaced Totem with VLC.
  • Replaced Cheese with guvcview.
  • Replaced upstart with systemd.
  • and many other minor improvements and bug fixes.

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