[CentOS] Mate on Centos 7

Wed Aug 7 15:12:51 UTC 2019
Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>

Good job and thanks, but I won't add anything that overwrites EPEL.
Can help with hosting it in a separate repo if you wish, though.

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On 2019-08-07 16:02, isdtor wrote:
> isdtor writes:
>> > > Can I really be the only user of Mate on Centos 7??
>> >
>> > No, definitely not. I use MATE on C7, because Gnome is, how do I
>> > say this politely..., um, horrible. Not a KDE fan either.
>> >
>> > Gnome-2.x wasn't broken, didn't need to be thrown away and
>> > replaced by something completely different.
>> Not broken, but full of bugs that will never get fixed.
>> I did a while back rebuild the EPEL rpms for 1.20. There are spec 
>> files I could make available but I can't find the build environemnt 
>> setup now. It involves mock, a custom local repo to receive the fresh 
>> builds as you don't want to pull in the rpms from EPEL, and a build 
>> script that defines the order, among other things. If I have time next 
>> week I can try and locate everything.
> I have done the hard lifting and rebuilt mate 1.22 on CentOS 7. It's
> not without quirks, and I haven't actually installed and tested, but
> I'm willing to make the srpms available - without any commitments.
> This might make a good addition to Nux :)
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