Ubuntu MATE August 2015 supporters

Many thanks to everyone who donated to the Ubuntu MATE community this month. You have been generous as always and ensured that we can meet all the costs associated with running the Ubuntu MATE project and the community site. In fact, this month we are able to reward some other projects that Ubuntu MATE benefits from.

How will these donations be spent?

These donations will be used to pay for:

  • All Ubuntu MATE hosting and development server costs for August 2015.
  • All the Ubuntu MATE CDN, bandwidth and email charges for August 2015.
  • Donated $198 to Debian developers.
    • $198 to Mike Gabriel, Debian developer and package maintainer for MATE.
  • Donated €50 to OpenBSD.
  • Donated $50 to VLC.
  • This months donations to other Open Source projects brings our running total to approximately $1869 (taking into account currency variations)

Although Ubuntu MATE 15.04 onward is an official member of the Ubuntu family, and new Ubuntu MATE releases are now distributed via the Canonical mirror network, we are serving ~500 downloads per day for Ubuntu MATE 14.04 and another ~1100 downloads per day for Ubuntu MATE for the Raspberry Pi 2.

Given that we have committed to support Ubuntu MATE 14.04 until 2019 these donations are much appreciated and help cover the bandwidth costs and fund the development servers we need to prepare new .iso images for Ubuntu MATE 14.04.

Thank you!

Supporting Open Source Projects

Ubuntu MATE is comprised of many Open Source projects, we recognise that. Each month that Ubuntu MATE has a surplus of funds we will make a contribution to an Open Source project that Ubuntu MATE directly benefits from.

For August 2015 Ubuntu MATE have sponsored OpenBSD and VLC. We are therefore delighted to be able to donate €50 to OpenBSD and $50 to VLC.

OpenBSD is the funding framework for a number of projects, including OpenSSH. OpenSSH is an essential tool, one that many people depend upon and is used extensively to manage the Ubuntu MATE infrastructure.

VLC is the ubiquitous audio and video player and swiss army knife for all manner of audio and video wrangling, not just on Linux but those lesser known proprietary operating systems too. Switching to VLC was overwhlemingly supported by the Ubuntu MATE community, so we know you love it too.

Donations to MATE Desktop

Those of you who have downloaded Ubuntu MATE from this website will have noticed the Download Tip we place on the page. We’ve made it clear that those tips are shared between the Ubuntu MATE and MATE Desktop projects.

This month we’ve donated directly to one of the Debian developers.

  • $198 to Mike Gabriel, Debian developer and package maintainer for MATE.

Although Mike is primarily involved in Debian he has been hugely supportive of Ubuntu MATE and put significant effort into ensuring packaging for Ubuntu MATE is complete and issue free.

Please Donate

We have setup a number of payment options that should hopefully suit everyone. If you haven’t already, be brilliant, help grow our community.

Grow your community

Become a full Ubuntu MATE community member by helping to grow and sustain it. Warm and fuzzy sensations guaranteed.

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Patrons

Many thanks to the following people for becoming Ubuntu MATE patrons who collectively donated $431.0 this month.

The following Patrons contribute $10, or more, every month.

Patrons Joined
Poul LeBlanc 2015-01-17 19:21:40
Robert Boudreau 2015-03-08 21:01:28
Entroware 2015-03-07 03:44:29
Davide Monge 2015-03-11 22:57:13
Steve J. Radonich IV 2014-11-09 10:44:55
SpazzyC 2014-11-10 20:32:27
Chris Gardiner-Bill 2015-01-04 22:47:21
Dave Hills 2015-05-14 18:12:54
Andrew Neher 2015-05-14 13:08:08
David Rush 2015-06-20 17:04:23
Mike Kelley 2015-06-20 14:08:38
David Kerr 2015-06-17 19:42:10
George Kleanthous 2015-06-07 09:38:51
Brian Zagami 2015-07-07 23:35:19


The following Patrons also contribute every month.

David Hollings, Tech Talk Today, Robert Meineke, Joe, Ivan Pejić, Dirk-Jan van der Hoorn, DoctorKraz, Sergio Rivera, Patrik Nilsson, Silas Wulff, Jack Blakely, Adrian Evans, Matt Hartley, M Hoppes, Antoine Mate Messiah, Daniel Neilson, Scott Petty, david van Dyk, Arthur Vasquez, Mark Boadey, Michael McGuire, Ricardo Gerena, Ishmael Musgrave, Peter Mergaerts, Michael Vanier, Richard Arnold, Christopher atkins, Stephen Donovan, Cato Gaustad, Stephen Cook, Atreju, Tak Suyu, Bob Wright, Specops872, Krishna, Paul Howarth, Jordan Hopkins, Eric, Michael White, Lukasz, Francisco López Riojas, gnusd, Yannick Kooistra, Darren Hammond, Bevan Thomas, Jason Hyder, Michael Burchfield, Gaius, Mandy Tonks,

The Unlucky Patron!

Darrell Vermilion is a good sport! They have chosen to be the Ubuntu MATE unlucky Patron, just so they can see their name in flashing lights.

Darrell Vermilion

Monthly supporter

Become a monthly supporter at Patreon. Patrons get exclusive project updates, invites to live video conferences with the Ubuntu MATE developers and discounts on some Ubuntu MATE merchandise.

Become a Patron

Summary of PayPal donations

Date Name Donated After fees Description
31/08/2015 OceanArts.net $5.00 $4.51 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
31/08/2015 alberto dalla costa $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
31/08/2015 ZPK Moser UG (haftungsbeschränkt) €5.00 €4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
31/08/2015 David Hamilton $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
31/08/2015 Massimiliano Adamo £10.00 £9.41 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
31/08/2015 Devin Morgenstern $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/08/2015 Pete Roy Tours $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/08/2015 Malachi Mayfield $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/08/2015 Fernando Daniel Fernandez Lasalde $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/08/2015 Gao Fengyu $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
30/08/2015 Evgeni Doichev €2.50 €2.06 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
30/08/2015 Rolando Robles Solano $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/08/2015 Michele Luciani $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Om Beach $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Gregory Russell $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/08/2015 william sundell $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Andrew Munro $5.00 $4.53 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/08/2015 zvi lanz $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Wharton Computer Consulting $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/08/2015 BRIAN HOTALING $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Werner Knobel $10.00 $9.23 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Thomas Sargent $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Chadwick Schwartz $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Robbie Lineker $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
29/08/2015 Fernando g Salazar $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
28/08/2015 Patrick Kilb $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
28/08/2015 Administrateur $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
28/08/2015 Bellevue Fine Art Reproduction, LLC $50.00 $47.50 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
28/08/2015 Adrian Kent $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
28/08/2015 Ian Roberts $10.00 $9.36 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
28/08/2015 Paulo Guimarães $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
27/08/2015 Bruce Allen $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
27/08/2015 Duncan Joss $10.00 $9.36 Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Download Tip
27/08/2015 Michael Butler $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
27/08/2015 Daniel Wetzel €10.00 €9.31 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
27/08/2015 John Clark $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
26/08/2015 Joe Dorantes Jr $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
26/08/2015 Rüdiger Traeger $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
26/08/2015 Christoph Ludwig $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
26/08/2015 tom heard $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
26/08/2015 sachin karol $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
26/08/2015 Sam Graham $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
25/08/2015 Ole Andreas Flaaten Jonsgård $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
25/08/2015 Jeffrey Narten $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
25/08/2015 David Efflandt $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
25/08/2015 Frank Crosswell $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
25/08/2015 MATSUKI MIKIO $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
24/08/2015 Swadhin Swain $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
24/08/2015 jim noble $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
24/08/2015 Rolf Lemmes $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
24/08/2015 stephen smith $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
24/08/2015 WONG TZE KEUNG $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
24/08/2015 Robert McIntyre $5.00 $4.53 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
23/08/2015 GRAFIGNE.com Éditions $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
23/08/2015 Paul Corner $10.00 $9.36 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
23/08/2015 Gareth Price $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
23/08/2015 $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
22/08/2015 Jonathan Stroud Jr $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
22/08/2015 Tim Schuiling $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
22/08/2015 CARLOS MARTINS $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
22/08/2015 $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
22/08/2015 Frank Chavez $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
21/08/2015 Matthias Wiedl $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
21/08/2015 Richard Bühler $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
21/08/2015 Lucius Bobikiewicz $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
21/08/2015 Gianluca Renzi $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
21/08/2015 Gaetano GALLOZZI $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
20/08/2015 JusTech $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
20/08/2015 John Hadley $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
20/08/2015 ronald rogers $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
20/08/2015 Saleem Bhatti $5.00 $4.53 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
20/08/2015 Simon Obrovsky €2.50 €2.06 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
20/08/2015 Okazaki MASATO $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
20/08/2015 Roland Meister $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
20/08/2015 Robin Goff £5.00 £4.63 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
19/08/2015 Vladimir Zucha $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
19/08/2015 Dirk Meier $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
19/08/2015 Alexander Bates $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
19/08/2015 Stefaan Henninck $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
19/08/2015 Daniel Sarna €5.00 €4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
19/08/2015 Roger Fish $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
19/08/2015 Graham Dimmock $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
18/08/2015 Erik Lares $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
18/08/2015 James Lee $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
18/08/2015 Phil Tumber $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
18/08/2015 Santerre Santerre $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
17/08/2015 Patrick Kaiser $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
17/08/2015 Dennis Beever $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
17/08/2015 Aaron Benjamin $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
17/08/2015 Tarren Hubbard $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
17/08/2015 Tam Quach $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
16/08/2015 Padi Phillips $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
16/08/2015 Phill Taylor $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
16/08/2015 Ian Ragusa $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
16/08/2015 P2Easy di Sibella Federico $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
16/08/2015 Emanuele Buratti €2.50 €2.06 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
16/08/2015 Paul Cassidy $5.00 $4.53 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
15/08/2015 Ernest Bush $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
15/08/2015 Justin Howard $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
15/08/2015 Matthew Fowle $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
15/08/2015 Tuomas Salo $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
15/08/2015 Tibor Máté $0.50 $0.18 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
15/08/2015 Jaime F Zarama $20.00 $18.82 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
15/08/2015 Ben Sumner $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
15/08/2015 Lonnie Carruthers $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
15/08/2015 Rafael Hernandez $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
14/08/2015 Richard Lodge $10.00 $9.36 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
14/08/2015 Regan Walsh $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
14/08/2015 vinyldreamz $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
14/08/2015 Mark Hickmann $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
14/08/2015 Wolfgang Graf von Merveldt $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
13/08/2015 Jason Johnson $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
13/08/2015 Wolfgang Schneider $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
13/08/2015 ryan rumney $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
13/08/2015 Craig Groves $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
13/08/2015 Leif Mårtensson $5.00 $4.51 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
12/08/2015 Josep Mª Bernacho i Fornons $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
12/08/2015 Jonas Strassel €2.50 €2.06 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
12/08/2015 Vi Goffin $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
12/08/2015 Alexander Michelsen $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
12/08/2015 William Christopher Patrick $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
12/08/2015 Matthew Miritello $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
12/08/2015 Rainer Hlawaty $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
11/08/2015 Mike McCullagh $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
11/08/2015 Hagen Jordan $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
11/08/2015 Shaun Sommer $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
11/08/2015 Quinn Jensen $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
10/08/2015 Philip D’Ath $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
10/08/2015 Carmine Pate $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
10/08/2015 James Hamilton $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
10/08/2015 Gérard Domon $5.00 $4.46 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
10/08/2015 Rufino Monrové Morán $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
09/08/2015 george cross $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Jan Dreilich $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Dries Gankema $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Dietmar Feige $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Andrew Neher $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
09/08/2015 Momtchil Roussanov $10.00 $9.36 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Chad Josey $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Julio César López Aranzabe $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Erlend Nagel $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Paxton Sanders $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
09/08/2015 Andre Briere $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
08/08/2015 Bent Laugesen $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
08/08/2015 Ralph Neerinck $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
08/08/2015 Doug Web $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
08/08/2015 Richard Giesige $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
08/08/2015 Genti Daci $10.00 $9.23 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
08/08/2015 Johannes Heinemann $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
08/08/2015 David Alonso Domínguez €3.00 €2.55 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
08/08/2015 David Maner $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
08/08/2015 Robert Vazquez II $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
08/08/2015 John Looney £5.00 £4.56 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
08/08/2015 John Looney £14.00 £13.14 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
07/08/2015 Günther Grebien €10.00 €9.31 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
07/08/2015 Lee Oliver $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
07/08/2015 Nicolas DAVANT $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
07/08/2015 André Linden $10.00 $9.23 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
07/08/2015 Pagella Luca $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
07/08/2015 Arnaud Gauthier $10.00 $9.23 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 armhf-rootfs Download Tip
07/08/2015 Richard Ellison $5.00 $4.53 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
07/08/2015 francesco bartoli $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
07/08/2015 Matheen Mohamed $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
07/08/2015 Stefan Haustein $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
06/08/2015 LOUIS FOURMENT $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
06/08/2015 Jairo Malaga Rosas $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
06/08/2015 Lothar Kiehl $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
06/08/2015 Kent Crispin $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
06/08/2015 Tristan Dolik $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
06/08/2015 Oliver Laub $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
06/08/2015 Greg M Usselman $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
06/08/2015 ROHAN HAWTHORNE $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Richard Owen $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Vente $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Andrew Precht $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Oleksandr Rovner $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Andrew Towgood $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Matteo Masini $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Gonzalo Etchemendi $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Simon Stirner $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
05/08/2015 Raymond B. Brown $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
04/08/2015 Volkmar Eckardt $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
04/08/2015 Robert Cardell $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
04/08/2015 Greg Ernest $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
04/08/2015 Stefan Haeb $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
04/08/2015 Kenneth Kraft $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
04/08/2015 Michael Gray $5.00 $4.53 Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Download Tip
04/08/2015 Clément Filipp $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
04/08/2015 Anthony Baechler III $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
04/08/2015 NorWeb Consulting $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
03/08/2015 Patrick Connor $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
03/08/2015 Casey Cooter $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
03/08/2015 DANIEL SMALLWOOD $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
03/08/2015 Colin Mills £10.00 £9.46 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
03/08/2015 Web2Insight $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
03/08/2015 ROMAN HUERTA ESQUIVEL $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
03/08/2015 Derrick Sears $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
03/08/2015 Paul Graham $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
02/08/2015 Adam Taylor $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
02/08/2015 Jonathan Stark $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
02/08/2015 Gareth Evans £10.00 £9.46 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
02/08/2015 INGUNN RØISELAND $5.00 $4.51 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
02/08/2015 Justin Schwartzbeck $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
02/08/2015 Walter Stroebel $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
02/08/2015 Rob Collier $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
02/08/2015 Matthew Nelson $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
01/08/2015 Michael Schaffer $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
01/08/2015 Dennis Brown $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
01/08/2015 Arthur Vasquez $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
01/08/2015 Dominique TURBAN $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
01/08/2015 Lucian Mráz $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
01/08/2015 Idrissa DJIBO $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
01/08/2015 David Arturo Aguilar De la Parra $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
01/08/2015 Martin Chenier $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
  • A total of $1040.5 was donated via PayPal, which after processing fees amounted to $936.2, of which $790.67 was received as Download Tips.
  • A total of €43.0 was donated via PayPal, which after processing fees amounted to €38.37.
  • A total of £54.0 was donated via PayPal, which after processing fees amounted to £50.66.

Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Beta 1

We are preparing Ubuntu MATE Wily Werewolf (15.10) for distribution on October 22nd, 2015 With this Beta 1 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next (stable) version.

What works?

People tell us that Ubuntu MATE is stable. You may, or may not, agree.

Ubuntu MATE Beta Releases are NOT recommended for:

  • Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues
  • Anyone who needs a stable system
  • Anyone uncomfortable running a possibly frequently broken system
  • Anyone in a production environment with data or workflows that need to be reliable

Ubuntu MATE Beta Releases are recommended for:

  • Regular users who want to help us test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs
  • Ubuntu MATE, MATE, and GTK+ developers

What changed since the Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Alpha 2 release?

Here’s what changed in Ubuntu MATE 15.10 since Alpha 2.

  • Updated to MATE 1.10 (mostly).
    • Caja now has an extension manager so plugins can be enabled/disabled at run-time.
    • A new audio mixer library, libmatemixer, has been introduced.
    • Provides an abstract API allowing access to mixer functionality available in the PulseAudio, ALSA and OSS sound systems.
    • Improved multi-monitor support.
    • Theme support has been expanded including Client Side Decorations (CSD) and pop-overs.
    • Full help and documentation is now available.
    • Static code analysis has resulted in many memory leaks being plugged.
    • Lots of bugs fixes. Really, lots.
    • For more details see the MATE 1.10 Release Notes.
  • Updated Ubuntu MATE Welcome 1.0.3.
    • Renamed to Welcome.
    • Added splash animation and transitions. Thanks to Luke Horwell.
    • Added and updated the content for Introduction and Features. Thanks to Larry Bushey of Going Linux podcast.
    • Added access to backup, firewall and user manager to Getting Started.
    • Added catgories to the Software page.
    • Added a proprietary software toggle to the Software page.
    • Added new applications to the Software page:
    • App Grid.
    • Chromium as an alternative to Google Chrome.
    • Disks.
    • Hardinfo.
    • SpiderOakONE.
    • Ubuntu Software Centre.
    • VeraCrypt.
    • Update buttons in Software to make them consistent.
    • Hide some elements when in a live session.
  • Updated MATE Tweak 3.5.2
    • Added support for Fedora and Mageia panel layouts.
    • Update xcursor icon-theme when switching Window Manager to preserve MATE xcursor preferences.
    • Ported to Python 3.
  • Added Deja Dup integration to Caja filemanager. Thanks to Marcos Costales.
    • Deja Dup now has full content menu control in the Caja file manager.
  • Fixed unlocking a locked screen.

How complete is MATE 1.10?

We’re not quite there yet. Here is the list of MATE packages that have not yet been updated to MATE 1.10.

  • atril
  • mate-panel
  • mate-control-center
  • mate-power-manager
  • engrampa
  • mate-applets
  • mate-icon-theme-faenza
  • mate-sensors-applet
  • mate-user-share

That’s quite a list. As I’ve said before I conduct all MATE packaging work in Debian, as part of the MATE Packaging team for Debian. What with summer vacations, civic duty and DebConf 2015 we didn’t quite get all of MATE 1.10 uploaded in time for Beta 1. The packages above should receive their 1.10 updates in the coming days.

Until all the MATE components are updated to 1.10, things could be a bit bumpy. Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Beta 1 might be the most unstable version of Ubuntu MATE we’ve ever released. But everything should be hunky-dory for the final beta next month.

Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Download

Join the fun and experience a retrospective future.

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Known Issues

Here are the known issues.

  • The mix of MATE 1.10 and MATE 1.8 components will cause some instability.
  • Running Linux on PowerPC can require some tinkering and the following are useful references.

You’ll also want to check the Ubuntu MATE bug tracker to see what has already been reported. These issues will be addressed in due course.

Feedback

Is there anything you can help with or want to be involved in? Maybe you just want to discuss your experiences or ask the maintainers some questions. Please come and talk to us.

Ubuntu MATE July 2015 supporters

Many thanks to everyone who donated to the Ubuntu MATE community this month. You have been generous as always and ensured that we can meet all the costs associated with running the Ubuntu MATE project and the community site. In fact, this month we are able to reward some other projects that Ubuntu MATE benefits from.

How will these donations be spent?

These donations will be used to pay for:

  • All Ubuntu MATE hosting and development server costs for July 2015.
  • All the Ubuntu MATE CDN, bandwidth and email charges for July 2015.
  • £147.33 to setup the new globally distributed servers.
  • Donated $291 to Debian developers and maintainers.
    • $145.50 to Mike Gabriel, Debian developer and package maintainer for MATE.
    • $145.50 to Vangelis Mouhtsis, Debian maintainer and package maintainer for MATE.
  • Donated $50 to Syncthing.
  • This months donations to other Open Source projects brings our running total to approximately $1565 (taking into account currency variations)

Although Ubuntu MATE 15.04 onward is an official member of the Ubuntu family, and new Ubuntu MATE releases are now distributed via the Canonical mirror network, we are serving ~500 downloads per day for Ubuntu MATE 14.04 and another ~1000 downloads per day for Ubuntu MATE for the Raspberry Pi 2.

Given that we have committed to support Ubuntu MATE 14.04 until 2019 these donations are much appreciated and help cover the bandwidth costs and fund the development servers we need to prepare new .iso images for Ubuntu MATE 14.04.

Thank you!

Supporting Open Source Projects

Ubuntu MATE is comprised of many Open Source projects, we recognise that. Each month that Ubuntu MATE has a surplus of funds we will make a contribution to an Open Source project that Ubuntu MATE directly benefits from.

For July 2015 Ubuntu MATE have sponsored Syncthing. We are therefore delighted to be able to donate $50 to Syncthing.

Syncthing is an Open Source alternative to BitTorrent Sync. Earlier in July 2015 the Ubuntu MATE server infrastructure was expanded to multiple servers in different geographies. A solution for syncing the Ubuntu MATE images between those sites was required and we’ve used Syncthing to do it and it has been brilliant to work with. Syncthing is now listed in the new Ubuntu MATE Welcome that featured for the first time in Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Alpha 2.

Donations to MATE Desktop

Those of you who have downloaded Ubuntu MATE from this website will have noticed the Download Tip we place on the page. We’ve made it clear that those tips are shared between the Ubuntu MATE and MATE Desktop projects. We have donated half the download tips from July 2015, which we are pleased to say amounts to $291, to MATE Desktop.

This month we’ve done something a little different and donated directly to some of the upstream MATE developers.

  • $145.50 to Mike Gabriel, Debian developer and package maintainer for MATE.
  • $145.50 to Vangelis Mouhtsis, Debian maintainer and package maintainer for MATE.

Although Mike and Vangelis are primarily involved in Debian they have been hugely supportive of Ubuntu MATE and put significant effort into ensuring packaging for Ubuntu MATE is completed and well supported. This has included accepting other projects into the Debian MATE packaging team that Ubuntu MATE relies on, such as MATE Tweak, MATE Menu, MATE Optimus, Plank and several others. Mike and Vangelis are both upstream MATE desktop contributors too.

Thank you both!

Please Donate

We have setup a number of payment options that should hopefully suit everyone. If you haven’t already, be brilliant, help grow our community.

Grow your community

Become a full Ubuntu MATE community member by helping to grow and sustain it. Warm and fuzzy sensations guaranteed.

Donate

Patrons

Many thanks to the following people for becoming Ubuntu MATE patrons who collectively donated $425.0 this month.

The following Patrons contribute $10, or more, every month.

Patrons Joined
Poul LeBlanc 2015-01-17 19:21:40
Robert Boudreau 2015-03-08 21:01:28
Entroware 2015-03-07 03:44:29
Alex Alexzander 2015-04-11 03:21:36
Steve J. Radonich IV 2014-11-09 10:44:55
SpazzyC 2014-11-10 20:32:27
Chris Gardiner-Bill 2015-01-04 22:47:21
Davide Monge 2015-03-11 22:57:13
Dave Hills 2015-05-14 18:12:54
Andrew Neher 2015-05-14 13:08:08
David Rush 2015-06-20 17:04:23
Mike Kelley 2015-06-20 14:08:38
David Kerr 2015-06-17 19:42:10
George Kleanthous 2015-06-07 09:38:51


The following Patrons also contribute every month.

David Hollings, Tech Talk Today, Robert Meineke, Joe, Ivan Pejić, Dirk-Jan van der Hoorn, DoctorKraz, Sergio Rivera, Patrik Nilsson, Silas Wulff, Jack Blakely, Adrian Evans, Matt Hartley, M Hoppes, Antoine Mate Messiah, Daniel Neilson, Scott Petty, Sascha Spettmann, david van Dyk, Arthur Vasquez, Mark Boadey, Michael McGuire, Ricardo Gerena, Ishmael Musgrave, Richard Arnold, Christopher atkins, Stephen Donovan, Cato Gaustad, Stephen Cook, Tavis Gillard, Atreju, Tak Suyu, Bob Wright, Specops872, Krishna, Paul Howarth, Jordan Hopkins, Eric, Michael White, Lukasz, Francisco López Riojas, gnusd, Yannick Kooistra, Darren Hammond, Jason Hyder, Michael Burchfield, Gaius,

The Unlucky Patron!

Darrell Vermilion is a good sport! They have chosen to be the Ubuntu MATE unlucky Patron, just so they can see their name in flashing lights.

Darrell Vermilion

Monthly supporter

Become a monthly supporter at Patreon. Patrons get exclusive project updates, invites to live video conferences with the Ubuntu MATE developers and discounts on some Ubuntu MATE merchandise.

Become a Patron

Summary of PayPal donations

Date Name Donated After fees Description
31/07/2015 David Arredondo $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
31/07/2015 Gabriel Vidal $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
31/07/2015 Ricardo Sagol $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
31/07/2015 Christopher MIKSCH $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
31/07/2015 Nic Steussy $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
31/07/2015 Tibor Szalay $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
31/07/2015 Marginean Ovidiu Teodor €2.50 €2.06 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
31/07/2015 Doris Radeck $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
31/07/2015 Rian Provesano Reis $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
31/07/2015 Sean Sellers $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/07/2015 shane rudge $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
30/07/2015 Ted Rimstidt $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
30/07/2015 Harold Wyrick $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/07/2015 James Durham $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
30/07/2015 Aapo Rantalainen €20.00 €18.97 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
30/07/2015 Gao Fengyu $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
30/07/2015 Stephan Plepelits $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/07/2015 Michael Goodwin $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
30/07/2015 Markus Tuominen $5.00 $4.51 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
30/07/2015 Leandro Darcanchy $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/07/2015 Jim Bennett $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/07/2015 Nicolas Chichi $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
29/07/2015 Nicolas Chichi $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
29/07/2015 Senthil Palanisamy $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
29/07/2015 Alex Kalliris $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
29/07/2015 gil saunders $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
29/07/2015 Stratton Sloane $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
29/07/2015 Nathan Palella $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
28/07/2015 Matthew Grigg $5.00 $4.53 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
28/07/2015 Brigitte Engert $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
28/07/2015 Enrique Fernandez Pezzi $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
28/07/2015 viachaslau valyntsau $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
28/07/2015 Henry Weltzien $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
28/07/2015 Joachim Wanninger $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
27/07/2015 Harry J HIGHTOWER $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
27/07/2015 Michael Reed $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
27/07/2015 Albert Büttner $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
27/07/2015 Daoud BinBek $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
27/07/2015 Changsup Kim $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
26/07/2015 Lee Ford $10.00 $9.36 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
26/07/2015 Rolf Mohr $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
26/07/2015 Wayne Pozzi $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
26/07/2015 Juan Francisco Guerrero Rosas $5.00 $4.50 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
26/07/2015 Nathan Park $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
26/07/2015 John F Moore $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
25/07/2015 Clemente Lopez $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
25/07/2015 Russ Schweiss $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
25/07/2015 Scott Linovitz $2.00 $1.61 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
25/07/2015 Jaroslav Hušbauer $5.00 $4.46 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
25/07/2015 Francis Mellish $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
25/07/2015 Semen Zverinsky €5.00 €4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
25/07/2015 Hugh Collins $10.00 $9.36 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
25/07/2015 Jean-Luc Frèrebeau $10.00 $9.31 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
25/07/2015 Thritraj Bhim Sen Kumar $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
25/07/2015 Stuart Rackham $20.00 $18.66 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
25/07/2015 Michael Vanier $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Download Tip
24/07/2015 William Crowe $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
24/07/2015 Blake Mosher $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
24/07/2015 Daniel Anderson $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
24/07/2015 Mark Rundel $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
24/07/2015 Martin Studer $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
24/07/2015 robert kuhn $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
24/07/2015 Claudio Giuseppe Ammaturo $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
23/07/2015 Brandon Simons $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
23/07/2015 Francis Down $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
23/07/2015 Terence Bogayong $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
23/07/2015 Geir Moe Heimark $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
23/07/2015 Frants Combrink $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
23/07/2015 Benjamin Jaitman $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
23/07/2015 Alejandro Engelmann $10.00 $9.32 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 Download Tip
23/07/2015 Colin Ames $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
22/07/2015 deborah turner $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
22/07/2015 xavier Lafficher $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
21/07/2015 Ken Rangen $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
21/07/2015 Janne Bild $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
21/07/2015 Wayne Butscher $25.00 $23.60 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
21/07/2015 francisco hernandez pascual $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
21/07/2015 Matt Makris Design $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
21/07/2015 Kirk D Gardner $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
20/07/2015 ronald rogers $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
20/07/2015 Mauro Otzoy $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
20/07/2015 curtis thibodeaux $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
20/07/2015 Michael Moya $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
19/07/2015 $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
19/07/2015 Fredrick Lewis $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
19/07/2015 Fernando Hernandez $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
19/07/2015 Markus Reichart $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
19/07/2015 Kridi Khelil Ali $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
19/07/2015 Lucas Boumans $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Brent andrews $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Matthew Jehnsen-Igoe $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Space Research Software LLC $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
18/07/2015 Tambasco Tecniche Aziendali s.a.s. $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Skare Øivind $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Clezio Aparecido Braga $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
18/07/2015 Ruben Ramalho $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Edith Miebach $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Andriy Tymchenko €5.00 €4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
18/07/2015 Roy van Hal $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Brian Delaney $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
18/07/2015 Szymon Radomski £2.50 £2.21 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
18/07/2015 Alan Givati $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 Daniel Latta $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 Daniel Peleg $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 John Bailey $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 Curtis Dean $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 theo scharmann $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 Stephan Evertz $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 Klaus Sandles $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 Nathan Bensing $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
17/07/2015 Raymond Dubler $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
16/07/2015 Enderle Publishing $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
16/07/2015 Marko Mäkinen $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
16/07/2015 YAP CHUR JIUN, BERNARD $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
16/07/2015 Emanuele Buratti €2.50 €2.06 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
16/07/2015 august laible $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
16/07/2015 Jeffery Schefke $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
16/07/2015 Francisco LIZARRALDE $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
15/07/2015 ROD RENIER $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
15/07/2015 Bryan Owen $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
15/07/2015 Martin Hörmansdorfer $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
15/07/2015 Carlos Cañete Escudero $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
15/07/2015 toby proctor $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
15/07/2015 Colin Perini $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
15/07/2015 Michael Gonzalez $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Vernon Schroder $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Pavel Anchev $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 NewOldDials.com $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Chris Heino $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Herman Felderhof $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Musin Timur $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 fabio tosarelli $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Danielle Broekhuizen $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Benoit Amand $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Andrew Neher $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
14/07/2015 Alexander Rose-Dell $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Bob Van Borkum $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Klaus Werner $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Philip Middlemiss $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
14/07/2015 Pinoy Services $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
14/07/2015 William JORDAN $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
13/07/2015 Craig Groves $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
13/07/2015 Aryan Esfandiari $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
13/07/2015 Presian Nedyalkov $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
13/07/2015 Ian Drew $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
13/07/2015 Matthew Arnold $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
13/07/2015 erdal polat $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
13/07/2015 Martijn Herber $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
12/07/2015 DeathRO $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
12/07/2015 Glenn Maxwell $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
12/07/2015 Derek Smith £25.00 £23.95 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
12/07/2015 Vi Goffin $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
12/07/2015 Jörg Hofrichter $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
12/07/2015 Bedrich Kosata €5.00 €4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
12/07/2015 theo scharmann $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
12/07/2015 Jonas Strassel €2.50 €2.06 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
12/07/2015 Peter Schofield £5.00 £4.56 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
12/07/2015 Dean Basic $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
12/07/2015 Dustin Hoeppner $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
11/07/2015 John Fisher $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
11/07/2015 Simone Dagli Orti $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
11/07/2015 HDtechs $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
11/07/2015 Greg Fields $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 Matthias Leimbach €5.00 €4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
10/07/2015 Andrew Salmons $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 Arevindh Siddhu $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 Horst Rohrweck $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 davey ankersmit $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 Tatu Mikkola $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 THM Schoemaker $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 Christoph Ludwig $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 Jan Erik Freytag $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 Muthiah Palaniappan $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
10/07/2015 Keedharuth Ramlogun $10.00 $9.18 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
10/07/2015 Antonio Peloso $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
09/07/2015 Andrew Ginty $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
09/07/2015 Dylan Fahey $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
09/07/2015 elidon zeneli £2.50 £2.20 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
09/07/2015 Mark van Leur $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
09/07/2015 Michael Townsend $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
09/07/2015 Jeroen De Boeck $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
09/07/2015 Newton White $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
09/07/2015 Mark Overholser $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
08/07/2015 Tibor Aranyosi $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
08/07/2015 Vojtch Tma $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
08/07/2015 Emilio Marianetti $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
08/07/2015 Valdas Jaugelis $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
08/07/2015 Marc Racine $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
07/07/2015 Steven J Lightfoot $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
07/07/2015 KM Hofmann $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
07/07/2015 gamze secgin $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
07/07/2015 Craig Hibbard $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
07/07/2015 Alan Ray $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
07/07/2015 Bruno Nencetti $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
07/07/2015 Pagella Luca $5.00 $4.44 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
07/07/2015 Roberto Discalzo $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
07/07/2015 Brad Larson $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 ADRIAN GONZALEZ ALVARADO $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 Ian Hodgetts $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 Ranjit Solomon $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
06/07/2015 Dobrin Tomov $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 Jacek Krzymowski $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 Kent Crispin $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
06/07/2015 Sebastian Röttger $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 Brian O’Brien $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 David Hillier $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 Jeremy Zapata $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
06/07/2015 Michael Farley $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
05/07/2015 Hermann Kuhn $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
05/07/2015 John Vousden $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
05/07/2015 Jeffrey Stauffer $7.00 $6.39 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
05/07/2015 Benjamin Ryerson-bodman $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
05/07/2015 $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
05/07/2015 Tamas Nagy $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
05/07/2015 Thomas McDowell $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
05/07/2015 Salvador Thorn $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
05/07/2015 David Buckley $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
04/07/2015 Steinar Wenaas $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
04/07/2015 Andrew Poulin $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
04/07/2015 Valter Mordstein $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
04/07/2015 Thomas Zipf $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
04/07/2015 Silvester S Dao $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
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04/07/2015 Tom Smith $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
03/07/2015 Markus Gysel $2.50 $2.08 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
03/07/2015 Dominik Hinze $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
03/07/2015 Jon Palmer $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
03/07/2015 Andrew Towgood £5.00 £4.63 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
03/07/2015 Michael Whitaker $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
03/07/2015 Suraj Grewal $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
03/07/2015 Thorsten Stefani $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
03/07/2015 Manfred Usyk $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
03/07/2015 Charles Redwine $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
03/07/2015 Oksana Vovk $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Brian Jorgensen $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Kristian Klemon €5.00 €4.48 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
02/07/2015 Georg Merzdovnik $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Peter McDonald $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Jose Arturo Mora Soto $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Alan Brand $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Mark Shepherdson $2.50 $2.11 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Justin Schwartzbeck $5.00 $4.48 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
02/07/2015 Tobias Schwarm €2.50 €2.06 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
02/07/2015 Michael Kosiba $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Matthew Strong $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
02/07/2015 Christopher Gale $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
01/07/2015 James Grover $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
01/07/2015 Gianfranco Zelioli $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
01/07/2015 amitai ziv €2.50 €2.02 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
01/07/2015 Alex Maas $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
01/07/2015 Sebastian Aust $2.50 $2.10 Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi 15.04 Download Tip
01/07/2015 Paul Blonsky $10.00 $9.26 Ubuntu MATE One-time Donation
01/07/2015 Harold rousseau $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Download Tip
01/07/2015 Arthur Vasquez $2.50 $2.09 Ubuntu MATE Monthly Supporter
01/07/2015 Herman Felderhof $2.50 $2.07 Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Download Tip
  • A total of $879.0 was donated via PayPal, which after processing fees amounted to $768.58, of which $582.47 was received as Download Tips. Half of which has already been donated to the MATE Deskop project.
  • A total of €57.5 was donated via PayPal, which after processing fees amounted to €51.63.
  • A total of £40.0 was donated via PayPal, which after processing fees amounted to £37.55.
  • A total of 0.0478144 BTC was donated.

Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Alpha 2

We are preparing Ubuntu MATE Wily Werewolf (15.10) for distribution on October 22nd, 2015 With this Alpha 2 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next (stable) version.

What works?

People tell us that Ubuntu MATE is stable. You may, or may not, agree.

Ubuntu MATE Alpha Releases are NOT recommended for:

  • Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues
  • Anyone who needs a stable system
  • Anyone uncomfortable running a possibly frequently broken system
  • Anyone in a production environment with data or workflows that need to be reliable

Ubuntu MATE Alpha Releases are recommended for:

  • Regular users who want to help us test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs
  • Ubuntu MATE, MATE, and GTK+ developers

What changed since the Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Alpha 1 release?

Here what changed in Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Alpha 2 since Alpha 1.

  • Added a community contributed wallpaper by David Chadderton from Webspresso.
  • Added a community contributed wallpaper by quidsup.
  • Updated Ubuntu MATE Plymouth boot animation by Jack Mohegan.
  • Added Ubuntu MATE Welcome 1.0.1
    • Welcome is new utility unique to Ubuntu MATE.
    • Welcome helps orientate users with their new operating system.
    • Welcome guides users through post-install configuration such as installing drivers and adding language support.
    • Welcome provides a one-click installation from a highly curated list of best-in-class software to “get stuff done” or have some fun.
    • The installation options include Steam, Google Chrome, Dropbox, Spotify, Syncthing, Telegram, uGet, Minecraft, Gimp (with CMYK support), InSync, Skype, Google Music Manager, Ubuntu SDK, Codecs, libdvdcss2, VirtualBox 5.0 and many others.
  • Updated MATE Tweak 3.5.0
    • Fixed saving/restoring of custom panel layouts.
    • Simplifies the interface for selecting alternative panel layouts.
  • Removed the Ubuntu Software Center.
  • Fixed shutdown/restart of the live session in Virtualbox guests.

Where is MATE 1.10?

It is coming soon, here’s why.

I am an upstream MATE developer, which means I know stuff. There are good reasons why MATE 1.10 is not in Ubuntu MATE 15.10 or other PPAs right now. Here are some of them:

  • The upstream MATE team planned for MATE 1.10 bug fix point releases. Those are now all released, as of a few days ago, and include significant improvements to the help documentation and many bug fixes.
  • I have elected to sync MATE packages from Debian into Ubuntu without any modifications. I do this because I am a MATE maintainer for Debian.
  • The Debian MATE team have uploaded most of the MATE 1.10 packages to Debian experimental about two months ago. Bugs have been found and fixed.
  • This bug is being crushed and means that most packages need significant modification, it takes time.

In short, I don’t want to release stuff when I know significant changes are coming. But as you can see, lots of work on MATE 1.10 has been going behind the scenes.

Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Download

Join the fun and experience a retrospective future.

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Known Issues

Here are the known issues.

  • Can’t unlock the lock screen.
    • The work around is to use Switch User and authenticate. This will “log you in” and preserve your desktop session. This bug is fixed in MATE 1.10 which will land in Ubuntu MATE 15.10 soon.
    • LP: #1471454
  • The cryptsetup password prompt may not be shown.
  • Running Linux on PowerPC can require some tinkering and the following are useful references.

You’ll also want to check the Ubuntu MATE bug tracker to see what has already been reported. These issues will be addressed in due course.

Feedback

Is there anything you can help with or want to be involved in? Maybe you just want to discuss your experiences or ask the maintainers some questions. Please come and talk to us.

Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Software Center

Last night I discovered that my decision to remove the Ubuntu Software Center from the default install on Ubuntu MATE 15.10 has caused quite a stir. I genuinely had no idea.

This blog post tries to clarify the situation by embedding the discussion I joined last night on Linux Unplugged. But before you go clicking the play button, know this:

  • My decision to remove the Ubuntu Software Center from the default install of Ubuntu MATE 15.10 was not a spiteful act. Based on the feedback I’ve had over the last year it was clear that users of Ubuntu MATE want an alternative to Ubuntu Software Center. I am merely trying to please those users.
  • Ubuntu MATE Welcome will feature from Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Alpha 2 onward. In a future version it will be capable of one-click installing Ubuntu Software Center and App Grid. Users of Ubuntu MATE can choose which “software center” they want to use on their computers.

With that said, we discussed this is more detail last night. Have a listen.

We also got stuck into it some more in the post show.

Jupiter Broadcasting produce a number of weekly videocasts and podcasts mostly oriented around Linux, Open Source and Technology. Take a look, you’ll probably find something of interest.