Sunday, January 19, 2014

Install Mate 1.6 in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu/Kubuntu 13.10

Although I am partial to XFCE, I decided to try Mate recently and it really has come a long way. I didn't do any extensive memory/performance testing, but it seemed at least as quick and light as the XFCE I know and love.

sudo add-apt-repository "deb $(lsb_release -sc) main"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install mate-archive-keyring
sudo apt-get update

If you just want the Mate core    
sudo apt-get install mate-core

Full Mate Install
sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment

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