MATE 1.8 Is Now Available On Gentoo Linux
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop on 4 May 2014 at 09:55 PM EDT. 11 Comments
For Phoronix readers running Gentoo Linux, you can now easily install the MATE 1.8 GNOME2-forked desktop environment.

MATE continues to reach new adoption heights after working its way into Arch Linux, Fedora, other Linux distributions, and now Gentoo.

Committed on Sunday for those interested was mate-base/mate for providing the MATE 1.8 desktop. Those unfamiliar with the MATE 1.8 update can read all about its many changes.
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