From Fedora Project Wiki
(Detailed Description)
(Detailed Description: re-work)
Line 28: Line 28:
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
Release 1.8
+
'''Release 1.8'''
  
    Replace mate-doc-utils with yelp-tools (#2)
+
* New features
    Create mate-session-applet as a replacement for indicator-applet-session
+
  - new mate-user-quide
    Add window snapping to Marco (#21)
+
  - add window snapping/tiling support to Marco window-manager
    Add undo functionality to sticky note applet (#17)
+
  - add undo functionality to Sticky-note applet
    Complete support for systemd-logind
+
  - complete support for systemd-logind
    Allow rotation of mate-panel background (#42)
+
  - allow rotation of mate-panel background
    Fix deprecations in non-core packages
+
  - add support for Metacity as window manager
    Add support for Metacity as window manager
+
  - command line panel-applet for displaying the result of a command in the panel
    Drop libmatekeyring/mate-keyring for libsecret/gnome-keyring
+
  - mpaste tool for using Mate's paste website
    Drop libmatewnck for libwnck
+
  - caja-beesu extension for opening a file as superuser
 +
  - support for upower-1.0 (60% is done in rawhide)
 +
  - 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
 +
  - middle click on volume-applet toggles mute state
 +
  - gnome-main-menu panel-applet (review request comming soon)
 +
 
 +
* 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-maps
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==

Revision as of 18:24, 24 March 2014

MATE Desktop 1.8

Summary

Update MATE Desktop to version 1.8

Owner

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 21 (release is approximate; new versions are released monthly about the middle of the month)
  • Last updated: 2014-02-26
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

Release 1.8

  • New features
 - new mate-user-quide
 - add window snapping/tiling support to Marco window-manager
 - add undo functionality to Sticky-note applet
 - complete support for systemd-logind
 - allow rotation of mate-panel background
 - add support for Metacity as window manager
 - 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 (60% is done in rawhide)
 - 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
 - middle click on volume-applet toggles mute state
 - gnome-main-menu panel-applet (review request comming soon)
  • 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-maps

Benefit to Fedora

1. Leaner, better, faster MATE Desktop


Scope

N/A at this time.

Upgrade/compatibility impact

Upgrades will be seamless and pushed down to previous Fedora releases.

How To Test

Install using the spin, netinstall or DVD.

User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Dependencies

N/A

Contingency Plan

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

Documentation

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes