OnWorks Ubuntu MATE online is a desktop Linux distribution which aims to bring the simplicity and elegance of the Ubuntu operating system through a classic, traditional desktop environment - the MATE desktop. MATE is the continuation of the GNOME 2 desktop environment which was used as Ubuntu's default desktop until 10.10
As you can see in this OnWorks Ubuntu MATE it is a stable, easy-to-use operating system with a configurable desktop environment. It is ideal for those who want the most out of their computers and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor.
With modest hardware requirements it is suitable for modern workstations, single board computers and older hardware alike. Ubuntu MATE online installed in OnWorks makes modern computers fast and old computers usable.
Ubuntu MATE online has a number of guiding objectives and goals that you can run and see in OnWorks.
- Accessible to all, regardless of language and physical ability.
- Increase both Ubuntu and MATE Desktop user adoption.
- Ubuntu alternative for computers that aren’t powerful enough to run a composited desktop.
- First choice Ubuntu platform for remote workstation solutions such as LTSP and X2Go.
- Recreate the halcyon days of Ubuntu for users who prefer a traditional desktop metaphor.
- Use themes and artwork similar to Ubuntu so that Ubuntu MATE is immediately familiar.
- When possible contribute to Debian so both the Debian and Ubuntu communities benefit.
- Software selection will favour functionality and stability over lightness and whimsy.