Linux Mint 15 RC MATE Linux distribution has been launched and it marks the start of a new branch.
The MATE version of Linux Mint 15 RC (dubbed Olivia), has been launched alongside the Cinnamon version, and it incorporates a fair amount of changes.
Highlights of Linux Mint 15 RC MATE:
• MATE (a fork of GNOME 2) has been updated to version 1.6;
• mateconf has been replaced with gsettings;
• matecorba and matecomponent have been replaced with dbus;
• mintDesktop and mintMenu have been fully migrated to work with MATE 1.6;
• “Software Sources” and “Driver Manager” tools have been added.
Check out the official announcement for a complete list of changes and updates.
Download Linux Mint 15 RC MATE right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.