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openSUSE 12.2 with MATE - Not bad at all

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Last time, things were not completely rosy. There were tons of problems. I finally polished out the bugs and warmed up to the distro. Let is see whether openSUSE can offer the same level of comfort. Second chance, MATE desktop, follow me.

The basics

You can install MATE using a one-click installer file from the semi-official repository, which is slowly making its way into the official build, yet another indication that people do not like Gnome 3. Install, log out, change your session to MATE. Note: All of what you see below happens on a system with some extra customization, so the experience may vary.

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