Monday, 17 November 2014

Ubuntu MATE 14.04.1 LTS Is Out!

Ubuntu has released 14.04.1 LTS version of its MATE desktop distribution. Ubuntu provides support for LTS versions of distribution for many years. Ubuntu developers team follows fixed release cycle. According to the cycle, 14.04 LTS should have been released in April 2014 but the developers missed the deadline. So, Ubuntu released MATE 14.10 as per schedule in October of this year.
The version number might confuse and look older to users but MATE 14.04.1 LTS is much more improved as compared to MATE 14.10. Ubuntu devs have integrated many new features in 14.04.1 LTS. This new distro brings indicators support, new panel layout, improved accessibility features and the latest Orca 3.14. The UI of MATE 14.04.1 LTS is much more polished than 14.10. Lot of new Debian packages have been added.
A lot of users have seen adopting to Ubuntu MATE distro this year. With the new LTS version, Ubuntu users can stick to the distro for long time and not worry about updates. Ubuntu has pushed most of these changes to MATE 14.10 via updates. Ubuntu devs will support Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTS till 2019. Users need not worry about security fixes and important updates till 2019. The live CD is available for download on official website.
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...