Install MATE 1.8 desktop in Linux Mint 14

Add the MATE 1.8 desktop to your Linux Mint 14 computer

By , ITworld |  Software, Linux, linux mint

MATE 1.8 has been released, here's how you can install it in Linux Mint 14.

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 quantal main"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install mate-archive-keyring
sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment

MATE 1.8 comes with support for window snapping/side-by-side tiling to the window manager, support for both Metacity and Marco windows managers, IEC units support for Caja, and a lot of bug fixes.

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