Ubuntu MATE User? Telegram App user? Grab this great Telegram theme for the Ubuntu MATE desktop.
Ubuntu MATE 17.10 Beta 1 is out now. It's so good it hurts!
There is a bug in gvfs in Ubuntu 16.04 that affects Caja, Nautilus and Nemo. Please take 5 minutes to test the fix so it can be verified for release.
See the post below for details.
Ubuntu MATE 17.10 Alpha 2 is out and has lot of new toys to play with. Global Menu, Heads-Up Display (HUD), proper Super key support, all new panel layouts, Indicator support and much more!
#Ubuntu Artful (17.10) Desktop - call for testing. Now shipping GNOME shell & GDM by default & Wayland as an option. Please grab the ISO and start exercising it now, before the release in October.
If your email server is Exchange, Office 365 or Outlook.com you'll want to check out the Hiri email client
Mir as a Wayland compositor could assist many Linux desktop environments - http://www.jupiterbroadcasting.com/116176/mates-wayland-mir-acle-lup-203/
The NEW Software Boutique is coming. Now with Snap support!
Luke Horwell and I are at the Snap Sprint taking place this week. We've been working on a new version of Software Boutique.
We've added support for snaps via snapd-glib and debs are now handled via PackageKit.
If you want to learn a little bit more, Luke has also posted in the Ubuntu MATE Community forum:
Snappy Sprint is underway in the Canonical London office.
In the room are developers from elementary ., The KDE Community ., Snapcraft, Fedora Project, Ubuntu, MATE Desktop and AppStream.
This morning we fleshed our how "base snaps" will work and enable snaps to sit on a base built from distros other than Ubuntu.