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MATE 1.8 Is Now Available On Gentoo Linux

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Published on 04 May 2014 09:55 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop
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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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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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