MATE Desktop Environment 1.8 is now available for download.MATE is a fork of GNOME 2.
Added option to use IEC units instead of SI units.
Added “Open parent location” option in context menu in search view.
Added side-by-side tiling (windows snapping).
Added support to run dialog and main menu opening with metacity keybindings.
Show a progress bar in logout dialog.
Added support for Metacity as window manager.
Added MATE User Guide.
Added mpaste tool for paste.mate-desktop.org.
Added shuffle mode in slideshow.
how always the “extract to” action in caja extension
Show date and time in lock dialog
Added undo functionality to sticky note applet
New “command” applet to show the output of a command
Rewritten “timer” applet in c
Mouse middle click on volume applet toggles mute state