Install MATE 1.8 desktop in Ubuntu 12.10

Image credit: Linux G

Add the MATE 1.8 desktop to your Ubuntu 12.10 system

RELATED TOPICS

MATE 1.8 has been released, here's how you can install it in Ubuntu 12.10.

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.

More at Linux G

Additional Ubuntu resources

Ask Ubuntu

Ubuntu Documentation

Ubuntu Downloads

Ubuntu Forum

Ubuntu Site

This article is published as part of the IDG Contributor Network. Want to Join?

RELATED TOPICS
From CIO: 8 Free Online Courses to Grow Your Tech Skills
View Comments
Join the discussion
Be the first to comment on this article. Our Commenting Policies