Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Trusty Tahr review

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I’ve been running Ubuntu MATE 14.04 for about two weeks now on my laptop. My laptop is ancient, so it easily overheats and freezes with other operating systems. Not so with Ubuntu MATE. It is simply amazing in terms of speed and resource usage, even when watching HD videos. It far outdistanced Fedora 21, which is what I was been using before. It is definitely stellar for everyday tasks, like web browsing and checking email. Continue reading →