How To Install Mate On Debian Wheezy And Debian Sid

In this article I will show you how to  install the Mate Desktop Environment on Debian Wheezy and Debian Sid.

Step 1. Add the Mate repo:

Add the following lines to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/debian wheezy main
deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/debian wheezy main

Step 2: Update and Install:

Next, to this:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install mate-archive-keyring
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install mate-core mate-desktop-environment

This is it. Reboot and choose Mate from the grafical menu.

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One comment on “How To Install Mate On Debian Wheezy And Debian Sid
  1. Bob Robertson says:

    You don’t even need to “reboot”. Just log out of the GUI, and when you go to log in again, the “Mate” option will be there to select as the Desktop.

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