How to Install MATE Desktop Environment 1.8 in Ubuntu 14.04

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Published on September 7, 2014 by lsteam

This video shown you how to install mate 1.8 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty tahr. MATE Desktop Environment is the continuation of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

MATE Desktop Environment 1.8 will be available by default in Linux Mint 17 Qiana Mate Edition.

Install MATE Desktop Environment 1.8 from MATE Desktop repository

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/archive/1.8/ubuntu trusty main"
wget -q http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/debian/mate-archive-keyring.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mate-core mate-desktop-environment mate-notification-daemon

Install MATE Desktop Environment 1.8 from PPA

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/trusty-mate
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-mate-core ubuntu-mate-desktop

 

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