MATE 1.2

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Mon Jun 4 12:21:37 UTC 2012

On 06/04/2012 02:23 PM, Richard K├Ârber wrote:
>> The outcome was that a bunch of people were deriding MATE and not
>> wanting it in Fedora.
> And this is why after 12 years of Red Hat and Fedora, I'm now moving to
> Linux Mint. I know I'm going to miss yum, but at least they support
> Cinnamon and Mate.
> I gave Gnome 3 a fair chance from its first release up to Fedora 17
> beta, but it still feels like doing my job in spite of the desktop. I
> wonder why Fedora is pushing Gnome 3 like that...

Fedora has invested a lot on infrastructure that supports other desktop
environments including and Fedora includes KDE,
Xfce etc and Cinnamon is under review at  There were genuine
concerns about the maintenability of MATE and that has nothing to do
with pushing GNOME or whatever else.


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