= Features/MATE-Desktop-1.6 =
Feature owner(s): Dan Mashal <dan.mashal AT fedoraproject DOT org>
MATE Desktop is based on GNOME 2 and provides an intuitive and attractive
desktop to Linux users who seek a simple, easy to use traditional interface.
== Detailed description ==
MATE is a traditional Gnome 2 like desktop user interface. Many users have
expressed interest in this feature since Fedora 15 in which Fedora was
switched from Gnome 2 to Gnome 3.
For the advanced user that doesn't want a cutting edge desktop and just wants
to keep it simple this is perfect for them.
The popularity of MATE Desktop is very high. It is one of the 2 choices of
DE's for Linux Mint which is one of the most popular Linux distros out right