The MATE Desktop for Google Summer of Code 2015 planning is already underway. We have 4 project ideas this year and are delighted to have +openSUSE
as our GSoC organiser again.
The application process isn't open for a while yet but I thought I'd start putting the word out early because we've got some cool projects on offer.
MATE Desktop media casting
Brief explanation: Create a Caja plugin that can be used to cast audio and video content via DLNA/uPNP, Chromecast and Miracast protocols.
MATE Desktop mobile device integration
Brief explanation: Create a panel applet that can interact with notifications from mobile devices.
MATE Window Manager (Marco) GPU accelerated compositing
Brief explanation: Add GPU accelerated compositing to Marco, the MATE window manager to supplement (but not replace) the existing software compositor.
MATE Panel Renovation
Brief explanation: The MATE Panel is the principle component for user interaction with the MATE Desktop and it requires several usability enhancements, improvements and fixes.
Find out more on the link below 😃