look at this superb piece of Open Source software:

… that is actually USED BY PEOPLE (like this one to write this article).

unlike windows it comes with:

amazing! 🙂 thanks all involved! 🙂 and yes – linux is used by people every day to do good and do work. (only evil people can will be against this…)

https://mate-desktop.org/blog/

https://github.com/mate-desktop

Where does the name come from?  The name “MATE”, pronounced Ma-Tay, comes from yerba maté, a species of holly native to subtropical South America. Its leaves contain caffeine and are used to make infusions and a beverage called mate.

Where does the name come from? The name “MATE”, pronounced Ma-Tay, comes from yerba maté, a species of holly native to subtropical South America. Its leaves contain caffeine and are used to make infusions and a beverage called mate.

please never forget to KISS: „Keep It Small and Simple“

hostnamectl
   Static hostname: centos.localdomain
         Icon name: computer-laptop
  Operating System: CentOS Linux 7 (Core)
       CPE OS Name: cpe:/o:centos:centos:7
            Kernel: Linux 4.15.9
      Architecture: x86-64

yum list installed|grep lightdm
lightdm.x86_64                        1.25.0-1.el7                    @epel     
lightdm-gobject.x86_64                1.25.0-1.el7                    @epel     
lightdm-gtk.x86_64                    1.8.5-19.el7                    @epel     
lightdm-gtk-common.noarch             1.8.5-19.el7                    @epel     

yum list installed|grep mate
libmatekbd.x86_64                     1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
libmatemixer.x86_64                   1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
libmateweather.x86_64                 1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
libmateweather-data.noarch            1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-applets.x86_64                   1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-backgrounds.noarch               1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-calc.x86_64                      1.8.0-1.el7                     @epel     
mate-control-center.x86_64            1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-control-center-filesystem.x86_64 1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-desktop.x86_64                   1.16.2-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-desktop-libs.x86_64              1.16.2-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-dictionary.x86_64                1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-disk-usage-analyzer.x86_64       1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-icon-theme.noarch                1.16.2-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-media.x86_64                     1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-menus.x86_64                     1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-menus-libs.x86_64                1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-menus-preferences-category-menu.x86_64
mate-notification-daemon.x86_64       1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-panel.x86_64                     1.16.2-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-panel-libs.x86_64                1.16.2-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-polkit.x86_64                    1.16.0-2.el7                    @epel     
mate-power-manager.x86_64             1.16.2-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-screensaver.x86_64               1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-screenshot.x86_64                1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-search-tool.x86_64               1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-session-manager.x86_64           1.16.1-3.el7                    @epel     
mate-settings-daemon.x86_64           1.16.2-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-system-log.x86_64                1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-system-monitor.x86_64            1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-terminal.x86_64                  1.16.3-2.el7                    @epel     
mate-themes.noarch                    3.22.16-1.el7                   @epel     
mate-user-guide.noarch                1.16.0-1.el7                    @epel     
mate-utils-common.noarch              1.16.1-1.el7                    @epel     

yum list installed|grep gnome
NetworkManager-vpnc-gnome.x86_64      1:1.2.4-4.el7                   @epel     
gnome-abrt.x86_64                     0.3.4-8.el7                     @base     
gnome-desktop3.x86_64                 3.22.2-2.el7                    @base     
gnome-icon-theme.noarch               3.12.0-1.el7                    @base     
gnome-keyring.x86_64                  3.20.0-3.el7                    @base     
gnome-keyring-pam.x86_64              3.20.0-3.el7                    @base     
gnome-online-accounts.x86_64          3.22.5-1.el7                    @base     
gnome-python2.x86_64                  2.28.1-14.el7                   @base     
gnome-python2-canvas.x86_64           2.28.1-14.el7                   @base     
gnome-themes-standard.x86_64          3.22.2-1.el7                    @base     
gnome-video-effects.noarch            0.4.3-1.el7                     @base     
libgnome-keyring.x86_64               3.12.0-1.el7                    @base     
libgnomecanvas.x86_64                 2.30.3-8.el7                    @base     
libgnomekbd.x86_64                    3.22.0.1-1.el7                  @base     
libobasis6.3-gnome-integration.x86_64 6.3.0.4-4                       installed 
polkit-gnome.x86_64                   0.106-0.1.20170423gita0763a2.el7
wireshark-gnome.x86_64                1.10.14-14.el7                  @base     

PS: the ONLY thing that keeps people from using Linux as their Desktop OS is… education.

PSS: Sorry had to repost 🙂

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