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Renard’s Thoughts On Ubuntu MATE

Ubuntu MATE is one of those distributions of Linux that a lot of Linux enthusiasts have rated highly.

The best way of finding out if Ubuntu MATE is right for you is to try it out for yourself.

I have experimented with Ubuntu MATE in the past and I have to admit that it is not a bad operating system; however, it is nowhere perfect; it has its flaws.

Some of the flaws that I experienced in the past with Ubuntu MATE were:

  • Celluloid being unresponsive.
  • Not being able to rename files in the Pictures folder when it is in the Icons view mode.
  • The occasional disappearance of Plank from off of the screen.
  • Not being able to download certain colour profiles via the Ubuntu MATE Welcome feature.

On a positive note, the MATE desktop environment is usually well-behaved on most distributions of Linux.

Therefore, I am not surprised by the fact that the developers of Ubuntu MATE pulled off a fairly okay operating system.

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