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== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
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   - mpaste tool for using Mate's paste website
 
   - mpaste tool for using Mate's paste website
 
   - caja-beesu extension for opening a file as superuser
 
   - caja-beesu extension for opening a file as superuser
   - support for upower-1.0 (60% is done in rawhide)
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* Drops
 
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== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
1. Leaner, better, faster MATE Desktop
 
1. Leaner, better, faster MATE Desktop
 
  
 
== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==
  
N/A at this time.
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1) Upgrade all packages to 1.8 version. (done)
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2) Update comps with new package set. (done)
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mate-file-manager -> caja (done)
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mate-window-manager -> marco (done)
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mate-image-viewer -> eom (done)
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mate-file-archiver -> engrampa (done)
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mate-text-editor -> pluma (done)
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mate-document-viewer -> atril (done)
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mate-menu-editor -> mozo (done)
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libmatewnck (done)
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mate-doc-utils (done)
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libmatekeyring (done)
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mate-keyring (done)
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mate-character-map (done)
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Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
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== Upgrade/compatibility impact ==
 
== Upgrade/compatibility impact ==
  
Upgrades will be seamless and pushed down to previous Fedora releases.
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Latest revision as of 15:41, 13 October 2014

Contents

[edit] MATE Desktop 1.8

[edit] Summary

Update MATE Desktop to version 1.8

[edit] Owner

[edit] Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 21 (release is approximate; new versions are released monthly about the middle of the month)
  • Last updated: 2014-03-24
  • Tracker bug: #1086149

[edit] Detailed Description

Release 1.8

  • New features
 - new mate-user-quide
 - add window snapping/tiling support to Marco window-manager
 - improved support for systemd-logind
 - command line panel-applet for displaying the result of a command in the panel
 - mpaste tool for using Mate's paste website
 - caja-beesu extension for opening a file as superuser
 - support for upower-1.0
 - allow rotation of mate-panel background
 - add support for Metacity as window manager
 - add shuffle mode in slideshow of eom image-viewer
 - eom image-viewer is migrated to lcms2
 - show date and time in mate-screensaver lock dialog
 - show graphical time in logout/shutdown dialog
 - switch complete to pulseaudio, good bye gstreamer mixer
 - middle click on volume-applet toggles mute state
 - add undo functionality to Sticky-note applet
  • Renaming some packages
 - mate-file-manager to caja
 - mate-window-manager to marco
 - mate-text-editor to pluma
 - mate-document-viewer to atril
 - mate-menu-editor to mozo
 - mate-file-archiver to engrampa
 - mate-image-viever to eom
  • Replacements
 - mate-doc-utils with yelp-tools, help in all packages works now
 - single caja extensions packages are now summarized in the new caja-extensions package
 - libmatewnck with libwnck
  • Drops
 - mate-character-map

[edit] Benefit to Fedora

1. Leaner, better, faster MATE Desktop

[edit] Scope

Proposal owners:

1) Upgrade all packages to 1.8 version. (done)

2) Update comps with new package set. (done)

3) Submit review requests for the following renamed packages:

mate-file-manager -> caja (done)

mate-window-manager -> marco (done)

mate-image-viewer -> eom (done)

mate-file-archiver -> engrampa (done)

mate-text-editor -> pluma (done)

mate-document-viewer -> atril (done)

mate-menu-editor -> mozo (done)


4) Retire the following dropped packages:

libmatewnck (done)

mate-doc-utils (done)

libmatekeyring (done)

mate-keyring (done)

mate-character-map (done)


Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)

[edit] Upgrade/compatibility impact

Upgrades will be seamless.

[edit] How To Test

Install using the spin, netinstall or DVD.

[edit] User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

[edit] Dependencies

N/A

[edit] Contingency Plan

Non release blocking. If deadline is not met, it will be included in the next Fedora release.

  • Contingency mechanism: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No

[edit] Documentation

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

[edit] Release Notes