Category: Gnome 2

Cinnamon Desktop (Gnome3 fork) vs MATE Desktop (Gnome2) a review
06.08.2019

the fancy 3D Cube Workspace switching is done with the hotkey: Ctrl+Alt+Cursor+(Left|Right) having worked many many years with the outstanding minimalistic (Mac-like control menu) Gnome2 MATE, wanted to reinstall the laptop Lenovo t440 with Debian 9.8 and encrypted lvm partition. […]

24.07.2019

„Linux desktop remains an unpopular choice among mainstream desktop users, making up a little more than 2% of the desktop operating system market share. This is in contrast to the web server market share, which consists of 70% of Linux-based operating systems. […]

Setup Bluetooth Headset under linux debian gnome2 mate desktop
23.08.2018

preparations on terminal: detect your hardware: you can get old but well supported notebooks/laptops here like the dell latitude e4310 with this intel-spy-on-me wifi/bluetooth module on board: lshw |grep lue description: Bluetooth wireless interface product: DW375 Bluetooth Module capabilities: bluetooth […]

Linux CentOS7 install mate and virtualbox guest additions
17.12.2017

Update: as of 2019-01 and CentOS 7.6 the below setup may fail by now, for those reasons… BUT you CAN compile the latest kernel and all modules yourself (DON’T BE SHOCKED! YOU CAN DO IT! IT’S NOT ROCKET SIENCE!… just […]

Linux -> Debian -> MATE Gnome2 install setup config Printer
08.08.2016

apt-get update; apt-get install iceweasel; # without browser you can not access the cups webinterface apt-get install cups cups-client „foomatic-db“; # install cups system itself plus extra drivers apt-get install system-config-printer; adding the ML-6060 (USB only) printer worked like a […]