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hpr2794 :: Interview with Martin Wimpress

In this episode, Yannick talks with Martin Wimpress about the Ubuntu MATE project

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Hosted by Yannick on 2019-04-18 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
ubuntu, mate, ubuntu mate, martin wimpress, raspberry pi, desktop environment, linux. 1.
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Duration: 00:40:12


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Ubuntu, MATE.

Two words which, taken separately, refer to great products.

On one side, Ubuntu, one of the most popular, if not the most popular, linux distribution.

On the other side, the MATE desktop environment, also very popular.

One person took those two elements and combined them together to make Ubuntu MATE. That person is Martin Wimpress, and he joined me on the 21st of March to talk about the past, present, and future of the project.


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Comment #1 posted on 2019-05-26 17:53:35 by Klaatu

Great interview

This was the most informative "origin story" story of a distribution I've ever heard. The little details (like building the initial distro in droplets on Digital Ocean, based on a $10 voucher) are fascinating, and provide real insight into how some of these cool "little" projects actually happen. Thank you for this, Yannick-the-French-guy-from-Switzerland!

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