Tag Archives: MATE

How to change default desktop environment in Debian

sudo update-alternatives –config x-session-manager There are 2 choices for the alternative x-session-manager (providing /usr/bin/x-session-manager). Selection    Path                    Priority   Status ———————————————————— * 0            /usr/bin/gnome-session   50        auto mode 1            /usr/bin/gnome-session   50        manual mode 2            /usr/bin/mate-session    30        manual mode Press <enter> to keep the … Continue reading

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Ubuntu, is it ready for Tablets? Unity Vs. MATE

Today I did a test, comparing the Unity desktop, which is Ubuntu’s default now, on Ubuntu Quantal, to the MATE desktop (forked from Gnome 2) on Linux Mint 14 (also based on Ubuntu Quantal), all 64-bit. The test was run … Continue reading

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