MATE Desktop 1.4 supports Bluetooth and Dropbox
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The Gnome-2-MATE Fork is available in version 1.4. The developers say mate as “traditional” desktop environment and want to address all of the Gnome users who are dissatisfied with Gnome third.
Mate 1.4 brings many improvements in addition to numerous bug fixes. Thus integrated the developer mate-keyring and library mate keyring completely and made the package available dropbox. With the extension for the file manager allows users to Caja provided by Dropbox cloud storage integrated into the desktop. Files can now communicate with other devices via Bluetooth.
The screensaver supports MATE conducted via GDM user change. If compositing is enabled in MATE Marco, users can use Alt + Tab to quickly switch between different windows. In MATE 1.4 the icon theme Faenza and the character table mate-character-map were added. The GNOME library libwnck (Window Navigator Construction Kit) has been forked to libmatewnck.
The file manager Caja again has a switch to a text-based address bar to open. Bookmarks can be called in the lateral part of the window and there is a switch to the contents of two files to be compared directly in the file manager.
MATE is offered in addition to cinnamon as a desktop in Linux Mint and is also in Fedora 18 will be available. The developers provide sources and repositories for various distributions of Linux available, so the chance is quite high, install the package with Gnome2-Fork tools can be.