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Ubuntu MATE agrees a partnership with GNU/Linux hardware manufacturer LibreTrend.

Ubuntu MATE and LibreTrend

Ubuntu MATE is an official flavour of Ubuntu focussed on usability and stability, which has gained massive traction in the Linux community over recent months. Inspired by the traditional GNOME 2 interface of classic Ubuntu releases, Ubuntu MATE is the perfect distribution for easing the transition between Microsoft Windows or Mac OS and Linux.

LibreBox The LibreBox is built with verified GNU/Linux compatible components and designed with Free Software in mind.

LibreTrend are the designer and manufacturer of the LibreBox, a computer geared towards providing a complete “out of the box” Linux experience, with a heavy focus on hardware compatibility. All the hardware in the LibreBox is Free Software friendly and 100% supported by “blobless” Linux drivers.


  • 4mm thick alloy 20x20x4cm (Length x Width x Height)
  • Intel™ 1037U Dual Core
  • Intel™ HD Graphics
  • 1x SODIMM DDR3. Maximum 8Gb.
  • Up to 3 Hard drives. 2x 2.5” SATA HDD and 1x mSATA SSD.
  • 19W of Power Consumption
  • Up to 1000 Mbps (port Ethernet RJ45)
  • Up to 150 Mbps (Wireless with dual external antenna)
  • 4x USB 2.0</li>
  • 1x VGA
  • 1x HDMI
  • 1x Ethernet (RJ45)
  • 1x AC Adapter Port (EU, UK, US and AU)
  • 1x Microphone Input
  • 1x Headphone Jack

Both LibreTrend and the Ubuntu MATE project are excited by this new partnership and look forward to what their collaboration can produce over the coming months, including some more hardware from LibreTrend that will also ship with Ubuntu MATE.

About LibreTrend

LibreTrend is a Portuguese based Linux software, services and hardware design company.


More information about LibreTrend, and their products and services, are available online at

Visit LibreTrend

About Ubuntu MATE

A community developed Ubuntu based operating system that beautifully integrates the MATE desktop.

Ubuntu MATE is a stable, easy-to-use operating system with a configurable desktop environment - ideal for those who want the most out of their computers and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor.

More information about Ubuntu MATE is available online at

For further information please contact Luis Da Costa


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