[CentOS] Centos 8 Mate?

Thu Oct 17 20:43:13 UTC 2019
Kay Schenk <kay.schenk at gmail.com>

On 10/17/19 7:08 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 9/24/19 2:41 PM, Frank Cox wrote:
>> Without wanting to sound too pushy, I'm wondering if there is any update on the status of Mate now that Centos 8 has been released?
>> I would love to jump on C8 and start playing with it, but the lack of Mate is kind of  a showstopper for me at the moment.
> Is gnome3 really that bad :D


As much as I was tempted to try Mate, I decided using Gnome might be 
better in the long run. Using Gnome 3 "classic" with a "startx" start 
which has issues in terms of everything working right as opposed to gdm, 
but, well, this is what I wanted to do. I just wish Gnome 3.28 was more 
configurable without a lot of work.

> I decided to just bite the bullet and shift to real gnome3 (and not the
> classic) about 4 years ago.  It waas different and took some time to
> learn .. BUT .. I can do everything I need to do now.
> I like both mate and cinnamon .. so I am not knocking either one. I just
> think people might be well server switching to a 'supported' desktop in
> the longer run.
> Again .. don't get me wrong .. it's open source, so do what makes you
> happy :D
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