A new version of ExLight with Mate 1.6.0 and kernel 3.12-rc7

Mate logoExLight 13.10 Linux 32 bit Live DVD is a remaster of Ubuntu 13.10 (alias Saucy Salamander, released 131017). The Desktop Environment is Mate 1.6.0. (A fork of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems). Kernel 3.12.0-1-exton is used. Program content: AbiWord, Skype, Wicd, Thunderbird, Firefox, Gimp, Vlc and GParted. Also all necessary additions in order to install programs from source. Study the full package LIST. All packages have been updated to the latest available stable version as at November 4, 2013. The system language is English.

Previous versions of ExLight had Enlightenment 17 as Desktop environment.

Login to Mate
When you start up your computer from the dvd you will end up in X at Slim’s login screen. Log in as the ordinary user live or as root (superuser) with password live respectively root.

Nvidia’s propriatary driver
Nvidia’s propriatary driver 319.32 is installed. If you want to use it run command sudo nvidia-xconfig. Log out from Mate and back again. You may also have to run command sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg before the driver works.

See this screenshot of ExLight’s Mate Desktop.



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