Linux News Today: Manjaro Linux MATE 15.09 Community Edition Officially Released with MATE 1.10
The Manjaro Community was more than proud to announce the release of a new version of the MATE Edition of the well-known and popular Arch Linux-based Manjaro Linux operating system.
Manjaro Linux MATE Community Edition has reached version 15.09 earlier today, September 12, 2015, based on the Manjaro Linux 15.09 (Bellatrix) series. The distro is created by a member of the Manjaro Linux community, who goes by the name Ringo, and aims to be as fast, low-on-resources, and light as possible.
Powered by Linux kernel 4.1 LTS, Manjaro Linux MATE 15.09 Community Edition is a complete GNU/Linux distribution that’s ready to use for your everyday multimedia, home, and office needs. It is built around the MATE 1.10 desktop environment, which keeps the spirit of the classic GNOME 2 desktop alive.
“As usual, this release comes with our advanced graphical installer Thus as well as our CLI-installer. Default kernel is linux41. Stable branch was used to create these install medias. Please give us feedback and report any issues with this release,” says Ringo, the maintainer of Manjaro Linux MATE Edition.
Here’s what’s new in Manjaro Linux MATE 15.09
Besides the beautiful new wallpaper you see in the attached screenshot, Manjaro Linux MATE 15.09 Community Edition comes with great features and applications, among which we can mention the traditional GNOME 2 Menu, Manjaro Settings Manager, Mate Terminal, Eye of Mate, Mate System Monitor, and Manjaro Printer.
The latest versions of the Pamac graphical package manager, Mozilla Firefox web browser, Mozilla Thunderbird email and news client, LibreOffice office suite, Caja file manager, HexChat IRC client, Pluma text editor, Pragha music player, Gparted partition editor, VLC Media Player, and Gcalculator math calculator utility are also included.
Last but not least, the distro comes with the PulseAudio sound server, the Npapi VLC plugin, a rich selection of desktop themes and icons, the great yaourt package manager, the base-devel packages from the upstream Arch Linux operating system, and remove Adobe Flash. Download Manjaro Linux MATE 15.09 Community Edition right now from Softpedia.