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-====== Download ======+====== Install ======
-If you don't like to build codesearch your distro's repos for a package named "mate-desktop-environment".+Should you have issues relating to MATE installationyou may inquire within the appropriate [[http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewforum.php?f=3|installation]] section of our forums or in our [[http://webchat.freenode.net?randomnick=1&channels=mate&prompt=1|#mate]] IRC channel on the freenode network.
-For every issue, you can ask in [[http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewforum.php?f=3|installation]] section in our forum. +There are some prominent Linux distributions that include MATE in their official repositories:
-===== Debian =====+
-Debian Sid/Wheezyadd the following repository to your ''/etc/apt/sources.list'':+|  [[http://www.archlinux.org/|{{:distros_big:archlinux.png}}]] \\ Arch Linux  |  [[http://www.debian.org/|{{:distros_big:debian.png}}]] \\ Debian  |  [[http://www.fedoraproject.org/|{{:distros_big:fedora.png}}]] \\ Fedora  |  [[http://www.gentoo.org/|{{:distros_big:gentoo.png}}]] \\ Gentoo  |  [[http://www.linuxmint.com/|{{:distros_big:linux-mint.png}}]] \\ Linux Mint  |  [[http://www.opensuse.org/|{{:distros_big:opensuse.png}}]] \\ openSUSE  |  [[http://www.ubuntu.com/|{{:distros_big:ubuntu.png}}]] \\ Ubuntu  |
-<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/debian wheezy main</code>+And also many others: [[http://en.altlinux.org/|ALT Linux]], [[http://www.mageia.org/|Mageia]], [[http://www.pclinuxos.com/get-pclinuxos/mate/|PCLinuxOS]], [[https://www.pld-linux.org/|PLD Linux]], [[http://pointlinux.org/|Point Linux]], [[http://www.sabayon.org/|Sabayon]], [[http://www.salixos.org/|Salix]], [[https://www.frugalware.org/|Frugalware]]
-To install MATE:+To install MATE in these distributions, you should use their package manager.
-<code bash> +====== Debian ====== 
-sudo apt-get update + 
-sudo apt-get install mate-archive-keyring +MATE 1.8 is currently packaged for wheezy (via backports), testing (jessie), and unstable (sid). In the case of wheezy the backports repository has to be enabled as described in the official [[http://backports.debian.org/Instructions/|backport documentation]]. 
-sudo apt-get update +\\ <sup>//(Mate Display Manager (''MDM'') is only available for wheezy. It is incompatible with newer Debian releases that rely on systemd.)//</sup> 
-# this install the base packages + 
-sudo apt-get install mate-core +<sub>//(If //''sudo''// is unavailable on your system, simply omit it and use a root shell)//</sub> \\  
-# this install more extras +First make sure your package list is up-to-date by running: 
-sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment +<code bash>sudo apt-get update</code> 
-</code>+ To install MATE, choose **one** of the apt-get options below. 
 +  * This will install the base packages required for a minimal MATE desktop<code bash>sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-core</code> 
 +  * This will install the complete MATE desktop<code bash>sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment</code> 
 +  * This will install the complete MATE desktop including a few extras<code bash>sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-extras</code>
-See http://mate.karapetsas.com/ for info. 
 ===== Ubuntu ===== ===== Ubuntu =====
 +  * [[Replace Unity by Mate]]
 +==== Ubuntu Legacy Repositories (Precise/Quantal/Raring/Saucy) ====
 +The following are legacy MATE 1.6 repositories. They are available for: \\ ''<sup> • 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) \\  • 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) \\  • 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) \\  • 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)</sup>'' \\ 
 +The example below is formatted for the LTS Release, 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). If you use any of the previously mentioned Ubuntu Releases, replace "**''precise''**" with the respective code name of your release. (<sub>e.g.</sub> "**''quantal''**", "**''raring''**", "**''saucy''**")
-====Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) repository====+=== Add Repository === 
 +You may add this repo to your apt sources via the following commands: 
 +<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main"</code>
-Add the repo to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command: +=== Install MATE 1.6 ===
-<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu oneiric main"</code>+
-or using a text editor of your choice add the following mirror to ''/etc/apt/sources.list'': +First make sure your package list, keyring, and packages are up-to-date by running: 
-<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu oneiric main</code>+<code bash>sudo apt-get update 
 +sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install mate-archive-keyring 
 +sudo apt-get update</code> 
 +You need only choose **one** of the apt-get options below
 +  * This will install the base packages required for a minimal MATE desktop<code bash>sudo apt-get install mate-core</code> 
 +  * This will install the complete MATE desktop<code bash>sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment</code>
-====Ubuntu Precise Pangolin (12.04) repository====+==== Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) ==== 
 +The Ubuntu MATE Developers utilize a MATE 1.8.1 PPA Repo ported from Debian for use with the Trusty (14.04) Ubuntu MATE Remix. 
-Add the repo to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command: +=== Add Repository ===
-<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main"</code>+
-or using a text editor of your choice add the following mirror to ''/etc/apt/sources.list''+You may add this repo to your apt sources via the following commands:  
-<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main</code>+<code>sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa 
 +sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/trusty-mate</code>
-====MATE Installation (both Oneiric/Precise)====+=== Install MATE 1.8.1 === 
 +First make sure your package list and packages are up-to-date by running: 
 +<code bash>sudo apt-get update 
 +sudo apt-get upgrade</code> 
 +== Vanilla MATE == 
 +You can choose to install Vanilla MATE by picking **one** of the apt-get options below. 
 +  * This will install the base packages required for a minimal MATE desktop<code bash>sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-core</code> 
 +  * This will install the complete MATE desktop<code bash>sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment</code> 
 +  * This will install the complete MATE desktop including a few extras <sup>//(Most Users Will Want This)//</sup><code bash>sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-extras</code> 
 +== Ubuntu MATE == 
 +Alternatively you may choose to install Ubuntu MATE Remix. 
 +//Ubuntu MATE is a more comprehensive option that offers a slightly tweaked layout, configuration, and themes to integrate into Ubuntu in a more seamless fashion. This will install the complete MATE Desktop Environment as well as LightDM and numerous other applications to provide a full and well rounded desktop.// 
 +<code bash>sudo apt-get install ubuntu-mate-core ubuntu-mate-desktop</code>  
 +==== Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) ==== 
 +MATE 1.8 is available in official repositories.
-Then run the following command to update your repositories and install MATE: 
-<code bash> 
-sudo apt-get update 
-sudo apt-get install mate-archive-keyring 
-sudo apt-get update 
-# this install base packages 
-sudo apt-get install mate-core 
-# this install more packages 
-sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment 
 ===== Linux Mint ===== ===== Linux Mint =====
-Linux Mint Lisa has MATE packages (1.0 release)See http://packages.linuxmint.com/list.php?release=Lisa#import.+  * Linux Mint 12 "Lisahas MATE 1.0 
 +  * Linux Mint 13 "Maya" has MATE 1.
 +  * Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" has MATE 1.
 +  * Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" has MATE 1.
 +  * Linux Mint 16 "Petra" has MATE 1.
 +  * Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" has MATE 1.8 
 +  * Linux Mint LMDE has MATE 1.6
-==== Latest packages (1.2 release) ====+==== Install MATE on XFCE/KDE edition of Mint ==== 
 +For Mint version without MATE, you have to install it separately 
 +=== Mint 15 "Olivia" and before === 
 +In Mint versions 15 and earlier, you can install  **mate-desktop-environment** and **mate-core**. 
 +<code bash> 
 +# This will install the base packages required for a minimal MATE desktop 
 +apt-get install mate-core 
 +# This will install the complete MATE desktop including extras 
 +apt-get install mate-desktop-environment 
 +=== Mint 16 "Petra" === 
 +In Mint Petra the package that installs mate is **mate-meta** 
 +<code bash> 
 +# Only one and installs all of Mate 
 +apt-get install mate-meta 
 +==Mint 17 "Rebecca" === 
 +In Mint Rebecca the package that installs mate is **mint-meta-mate** 
 +<code bash> 
 +# Only one and installs all of Mate 
 +apt-get install mint-meta-mate 
-If you want to try the latest MATE packages, you can use the [[#ubuntu|MATE repository]] for Ubuntu. Once set up the repository, you need to edit the ''/etc/apt/preferences'' file as follow:+====== Slackware ======
-<code bash> +===== Salix =====
-Package: * +
-Pin: release o=linuxmint +
-Pin-Priority: 700+
-Package* +Salix 13.37 users only need to run
-Pin: origin packages.linuxmint.com +<code bash>slapt-get --install-set mate</code>
-Pin-Priority: 700+
-Package: * +===== Slackware =====
-Pin: release o=Ubuntu +
-Pin-Priority: 500+
-Package: * +There are two options in which you can install MATE on Slackware: 
-Pin: origin packages.mate-desktop.org +  MATE SlackBuilds (MSB) Project 
-Pin-Priority: 700 +  * Salix Repository
-==== LMDE ====+==== MATE SlackBuilds ====
-If you use Linux Mint Debian Edition, Use the debian [[#debian|MATE repository]].+Please visit the project page at http://mateslackbuilds.github.io/ for more information about this project.
-===== Salix/Slackware =====+Binary packages for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and future release (x86/x86_64) are located in  
 +  * http://www.slackware.org.uk/msb/ (primary mirror)  
 +  * http://repo.mate-desktop.org/slackware/ (secondary mirror) 
 +  * http://repo.ukdw.ac.id/msb/ (backup mirror) 
 +  * http://repo2.ukdw.ac.id/msb/ (backup mirror)
-Salix and Slackware users can install Mate using the packages in the Salix repositories.+People using Slackware-Current are advised to build the sources from [[http://github.com/mateslackbuilds/msb]] and read CURRENT.TXT prior building. 
 +==== Salix Repository ====
-Salix 13.37 users only need to run: +Slackware users can install Mate using the packages in the Salix repositories.
-<code bash>slapt-get --install-set mate</code>+
-Slackware 13.37 users can manually grab the packages from the following locations:+Slackware 14.users can manually grab the packages (MATE 1.4) from the following locations:
 **i486 mirrors** **i486 mirrors**
-  * ftp://ftp.slackware.org.uk/salix/i486/13.37/salix/mate +  * ftp://ftp.slackware.org.uk/salix/i486/14.0/salix/mate 
-  * http://salix.enialis.net/i486/13.37/salix/mate/ +  * http://salix.enialis.net/i486/14.0/salix/mate/ 
-  * http://download.salixos.org/i486/13.37/salix/mate/ +  * http://download.salixos.org/i486/14.0/salix/mate/ 
-  * http://mirrors.nix.org.ua/linux/salixos/i486/13.37/salix/mate+  * http://mirrors.nix.org.ua/linux/salixos/i486/14.0/salix/mate
 **x86_64 mirrors** **x86_64 mirrors**
-  * ftp://ftp.slackware.org.uk/salix/x86_64/13.37/salix/mate +  * ftp://ftp.slackware.org.uk/salix/x86_64/14.0/salix/mate 
-  * http://salix.enialis.net/x86_64/13.37/salix/mate/ +  * http://salix.enialis.net/x86_64/14.0/salix/mate/ 
-  * http://download.salixos.org/x86_64/13.37/salix/mate/ +  * http://download.salixos.org/x86_64/14.0/salix/mate/ 
-  * http://mirrors.nix.org.ua/linux/salixos/x86_64/13.37/salix/mate+  * http://mirrors.nix.org.ua/linux/salixos/x86_64/14.0/salix/mate
-Slackware users should also install the following packages that are needed and which are not included in a full Slackware installation:+Slackware users using Salix repository should also install the following packages that are needed and which are not included in a full Slackware installation:
 <code> <code>
-cairomm +cairomm glibmm gtkmm libcanberra libgtop libsigc++ libsoup libunique pangomm upower
-glibmm +
-gtkmm +
-libcanberra +
-libgtop +
-libsigc++ +
-libsoup +
-libunique +
-pangomm +
 </code> </code>
 All of these packages are also available from the Salix repositories. All of these packages are also available from the Salix repositories.
 +====== Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ======
 +MATE is available through the [[https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL|Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL)]] repository, maintained by the Fedora Project. This should work on CentOS 7 as well, and any other compatible derivatives.
 +After you install the epel-release-7*.rpm package to add the EPEL repository to Yum, you can install MATE with the following command: <code bash>yum groups install "MATE Desktop"</code>
 +If you install this on a minimal system without an existing GUI configured (such as a GNOME or KDE desktop), you might want to install the X Window System group as well for local graphical logins: <code bash>yum groups install "X Window System"</code>
 +you may also want to change the default systemd target to graphical: <code bash>systemctl set-default graphical.target</code>
 ===== Fedora ===== ===== Fedora =====
-Stable MATE x86_64/i386 rpms for Fedora 16To install themfollow those steps:+ 
 +MATE desktop is included in Fedora and available for all current releases. There are multiple ways to get MATE with Fedora. 
 +  - If you have Fedora already installeduse the following command:<code bash>yum groupinstall mate-desktop</code> 
 +New with fedora 21 
 +  - scroll down to the buttom of fedora's new webpage https://getfedora.org/ 
 +  - For a netiso image choose Fedora-Server product https://getfedora.org/de_CH/server/download/ 
 +  - Under Fedora-Spins you will find the mate-compiz livecd image https://spins.fedoraproject.org/ 
 +Older releases (f20) you can dowload via torrent. http://torrents.fedoraproject.org/ 
 +The Fedora MATE maintainer, also maintains [[http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/fedora_additional_repository]]. 
 +Note: Don't choose fedora workstation, this is nothing more than a gnome livecd ;) 
 +====== Gentoo ====== 
 +MATE is available from the official repositories. See [[http://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/MATE]]. 
 +emerge -av mate 
 +For x86, MATE is ~arch keyworded so if you run a stable system make sure to add the necessary entries to package.keywords. 
 +====== Arch Linux ====== 
 +See the [[Archlinux Custom repo]] page. 
 +To install the base MATE components simply install the **mate** group.
 <code bash> <code bash>
-yum install http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49862637/Mate-desktop/mate-desktop-fedora/releases/16/noarch/mate-desktop-release-16-5.fc16.noarch.rpm +pacman -Syy mate
-yum groupinstall MATE-Desktop+
 </code> </code>
-Now you can login into the Mate desktop with your prefered display manger. This method installs a basic mate-desktop and is compatible to a existing GNOME3 installation.+To install all of MATE install the **mate** and **mate-extra** groups.
-===== Gentoo =====+<code bash> 
 +pacman -Syy mate mate-extra 
 +====== openSUSE ======
-Recruiting packers+openSUSE users can install the MATE Desktop through YaST2 META Installer, we strongly suggest this method. Please visit the MATE Desktop Portal page in openSUSE wiki for further information.
-===== ArchLinux =====+  * [[http://en.opensuse.org/Portal:MATE|openSUSE MATE Desktop Portal]]
-I've made a mate-desktop-environment package in AUR: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=49902+Besides installation instructions the MATE Desktop Portal on openSUSE wiki also provides other useful information!
-Or check the [[Archlinux Custom repo]]+====== Frugalware Linux ======
-===== openSUSE =====+MATE has been merged into current. Now, you just have to use this command : 
-Mariusz Fik (Fisiu) and Nelson Marques (ketheriel) started packaging. More [[https://build.opensuse.org/project/show?project=home%3Aketheriel%3Am8|information]] forthcoming.+<code> 
 +# pacman-g2 -Syy mate-extra 
-===== Direct source download =====+When installation is done, restart the display-manager and you'll be able to choose MATE as window manager.
-On mate-desktop.org: http://pub.mate-desktop.org/releases/+====== Mageia ====== 
 +===== Mageia 4 ===== 
 +Mageia 4 provides and officially supports MATE 
 +Use //rpmdrake// or //Mageia Control Center > Install & Remove Software// and install //task-mate// for full MATE Desktop or install //task-mate-minimal// for minimal MATE Desktop installation. You can also install MATE Desktop from command-line: ''urpmi task-mate''
-===== GIT Repository =====+Due to dependencies of some other applications to deprecated MATE  packages, MATE 1.8  will not be provided as an update or backport to avoid possible crashes/problems. However, there is an unsupported, unofficial repository providing MATE 1.8 version. Please read [[download#Mageia 3|below section]] and use same commands to add the repository. 
 +===== Mageia 3 ===== 
 +Mageia packager and Mageia MATE packages maintainer //Atilla ÖNTAŞ <a.k.a tarakbumba>// provides an unofficial Mageia 3 repository. This repository includes backported MATE packages from Cauldron and a few packages not available in official Mageia repositories.
-Get from https://github.com/mate-desktop/. See [[Building]] for more information.+To install MATE Desktop for your Mageia 3 system, 
 +  * Add unofficial repositories from commandline as __root__:
 + urpmi.addmedia --distrib 'http://tarakbumba.mageia.org.pl/$RELEASE/$ARCH'
 +  * Use the code **exactly** seen as above. See about [[https://forums.mageia.org/en/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=4867&start=125#p46058 | this post]] for urpmi variables
 +  * Then install either //task-mate-minimal// for a minimal installation or //task-mate// for full MATE Desktop via rpmdrake or urpmi.
 +====== ALT Linux ======
 +===== Platform 7 =====
 +MATE 1.6 packages are available in official stable repository; use //apt-get// or //synaptic// to install //mate-default// for reasonable set of packages, there's also //mate-minimal// metapackage for those picky enough.
 +[[http://en.altlinux.org/ALT_Linux_7.0_Centaurus|Centaurus]] the flagship ALT Linux distribution is MATE based in its 7.0 version; there's a somewhat minimalistic [[http://en.altlinux.org/Starterkits#main|starterkit]] too.
 +===== Sisyphus =====
 +MATE packages are also available within [[http://packages.altlinux.org/mate|development repository]]; installation instructions are the same and there are weekly [[http://en.altlinux.org/Regular|Regular LiveCD]] builds (these are 32- and 64-bit x86 bootable/installable images supporting CD/Flash and BIOS/UEFI).
 +ARMv7 (hardfloat) builds are [[http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus/files/armh/|available]] as well.
 +====== PLD Linux ======
 +MATE is present in [[https://www.pld-linux.org/th|PLD Th]], currently version is **1.8**
 +You can install MATE desktop using [[http://git.pld-linux.org/packages/metapackage-mate|metapackage-mate]] package:
 +<code>poldek --up -u metapackage-mate</code>
 +and to install with some more extras:
 +<code>poldek -u metapackage-mate-extras</code>
 +====== *BSD ======
 +===== FreeBSD =====
 +MATE Desktop is available in the FreeBSD Ports tree, and can be installed via the mate meta-port available on [[http://www.freshports.org/x11/mate/|FreshPorts]].
 +Installation is supported via the ports tree directly or the binary package repositories.
 +**Using Ports:**
 +<code>cd /usr/ports/x11/mate && make install clean</code>
 +**Using Binary Packages:**
 +<code>pkg install mate</code>
 +===== DragonFlyBSD =====
 +MATE Desktop is available in the DragonFlyBSD Dports.
 +Installation is supported, via the DPorts tree directly or the binary package repositories.
 +**Using DPorts:**
 +<code>cd /usr/dports/x11/mate-desktop/make install</code>
 +**Using Binary Packages:**
 +<code>pkg update</code>
 +<code>pkg install mate-desktop</code>
 +====== Cygwin ======
 +MATE is available in the [[http://cygwin.com/|official Cygwin distribution]]; install the ''mate-session-manager'' package and its dependencies with Cygwin setup.
 +====== Source code tarballs ======
 +You can download MATE source code tarballs on pub.mate-desktop.org: http://pub.mate-desktop.org/releases/
 +====== GIT Repository ======
 +Get from https://github.com/mate-desktop/. See [[Building]] for more information.
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