Install MATE 1.6 in Ubuntu 13.10

Add the MATE 1.6 desktop to your Ubuntu 13.10 system

By , ITworld |  Operating Systems, Linux, Ubuntu

Here's how you can install MATE 1.6 in Ubuntu 13.10. This tip should also work for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu (lsb_release -sc) main"

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install mate-archive-keyring

sudo apt-get update

3. You now have the choice to install the MATE base packages only or the full MATE system.

For the base packages only, use this command:

sudo apt-get install mate-core

For the full MATE system, use this command:

sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment

Install MATE 1.6 in Ubuntu 13.10
Image credit: Linux G

Additional Resources for the MATE Desktop Environment
MATE Site
MATE Community
MATE Development

Read more: Linux G

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