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MakuluLinux Mate Imperium Edition has been released a few hours ago, and being based on Debian Testing, I took it for a test drive. This is a good opportunity to have a look at the latest MATE 1.8, since Ubuntu Trusty only includes the 1.6 version in the repositories, and for the Mint release we’ll probably have to wait for about another month.

But except for MATE, some very interesting choices make MakuluLinux Imperium Edition stand out: it comes by default with applications like Steam, Wine, PlayOnLinux and even the Kingsoft Office suite instead of LibreOffice. Upon installing MakuluLinux, you have the possibility to choose which components will be installed and which not.

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You can enable TAB auto-completion for APT packages in Debian easily. As root, edit the /root/.bashrc file and add the following line at the end:

source /etc/bash_completion

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According to this announcement on the official Debian website, Debian logos may be used freely for both non-commercial and commercial purposes.

In addition to this, the final artwork for the upcoming release 7.0 codenamed ‘Wheezy’ has been published too, just a few days after the Debian Installer RC1 was released. The artwork is following a light-blue pattern. You can download an archive containing the artwork from here. The package contains PNG and SVG files for the background, grub, the Debian installer, syslinux and even artwork designed for merchandising purposes (like T-Shirts, mugs etc).

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