How To Install Mate 1.6 On Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10 And Ubuntu 12.04

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Mate is a Gnome 2 fork, created by the Arch Linux developers as a an alternative to Gnome Classic (Gnome 2), when the Gnome developers decided to create Gnome 3. Mate became very popular in a short time and now is used on many Linux systems. The latest version available is Mate 1.6, which has been released a while ago.

how to install Mate 1.6 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

In this article I will show you how to install Mate 1.6 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

Because it is available via the official Mate repository, installing Mate 1.6 on the latest versions of Ubuntu available is easy. Follow the instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation:

Add the Mate repository to your system:

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

Update the local repository index:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install Mate Keyring:

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

Update the local repository index again:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install one of this packages: mate-core for the base packages only or install the full mate system:

$ sudo apt-get install mate-core

Or:

$ sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment

how to install Mate 1.6 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

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