How To Install Mate 1.8 On Fedora 20

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 1.8, which has been recently released.

How To Install Mate 1.8 On Fedora 20

In this article I will show you how to install Mate 1.8 on Fedora 20.

As a reminder, Mate 1.8 will added to the default repositories of Fedora 20 soon, but until then, we can use the unofficial repo, like this:

$ sudo yum install https://dl.dropbox.com/u/105479527/Mate-Desktop/fedora-release-extra-20/mate-desktop-fedora/noarch/mate-desktop-extra-release-20-1.fc20.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum groupinstall mate-desktop-extra

via the Mate Wiki

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