How To Install MATE Desktop On Ubuntu In 2018

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Last Updated on March 26, 2018 by itsubuntu

There are plenty of desktop environment available for linux based operating system. Mate desktop is one of the popular desktop environment which is often called as a forked version of GNOME 2.

In this tutorial, we will show you the easy way to install mate desktop.

How To Install MATE Desktop In 2018

You can Install MATE Desktop on Ubuntu via PPA.

Run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install mate

To uninstall and remove Mate Desktop, run the following commands:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate

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