[CentOS] Centos 8 Mate?

Wed Sep 25 08:00:13 UTC 2019
H Toms <h.toms at qmul.ac.uk>

On 24/09/2019 21:55, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Sep 2019 at 15:41, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> 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.
> Nothing has changed since the September 16 answer I gave:
> This is more of a question for the EPEL lists versus here. The current
> status is that desktops are harder to package up in EL8 and only a
> less feature version is available at the moment. At the moment the
> only one I know of is KDE is half implemented in EPEL Playground and
> will be reimplemented as a module when EPEL gains the ability to do
> modules. At that point interested people can also do the work to make
> Mate/Cinnamon/etc available.
> --
> Stephen J Smoogen.
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FWIW icewm (uses an XWayland session) is available in EPEL-testing for 
CentOS 8. I've tried it out and it seems very stable, I've had no issues 
with it.