Anyone interested in a "GNOME 2 look and feel" remix?

Ben Tinner bentinner at
Thu Oct 24 03:02:45 UTC 2013

I just want to ask... Is the inclusion of third party repositories allowed? I wanted to include the MATE official repository for the MATE packages.
 On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 12:57 AM CST (China) Colin Watson wrote:
 >On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 01:29:23PM +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
 >> On 23 October 2013 09:41, Ben Tinner <bentinner at> wrote:
 >> > I am planning to create a new Ubuntu remix based on the MATE Desktop
 >> > Environment.
 >> >
 >> > This new remix will bring the GNOME 2 look and feel to the power and
 >> > stability of Ubuntu.
 >> >
 >> > Is anyone interested in this project?
 >> I suggest that you go and talk to these guys, who did it 18mth ago:
 >> Find out why they've not updated it, or perhaps take over their
 >> project and revive it...
 >And ideally get the relevant sets of packages into Debian. There are
 >interested people there too, and it would make a lot of sense not to do
 >most of the work twice.
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