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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".+For every issue about MATE installationyou can ask in [[http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewforum.php?f=3|installation]] section in our forum or on IRC [[http://webchat.freenode.net?randomnick=1&channels=mate&prompt=1|#mate]] channel on FreeNode.
-For every issue, you can ask in [[http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewforum.php?f=3|installation]] section in our forum. +There are some big Linux distributions that include MATE in the 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]]
-To install MATE:+To install MATE in these distributions, you should use their package manager. 
 +===== Debian ===== 
 +MATE 1.8 is currently packaged for wheezy (backports), testing (jessie) and unstable. In the case of wheezy the backports repository has to be enabled as described in the official [[http://backports.debian.org/Instructions/|backport documentation]]. Do make sure you update the repository after enabling backports.
 <code bash> <code bash>
 +# Make sure package list is up-to-date.
 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get update
-sudo apt-get install mate-archive-keyring +# To install MATE choose *one* of the three apt-get lines below. 
-sudo apt-get update +This will install the base packages required for a minimal MATE desktop 
-this install the base packages +sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-core 
-sudo apt-get install mate-core +This will install the complete MATE desktop
-this install more extras+
 sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment
 +# This will install the complete MATE desktop including a few extras
 +sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-extras
 </code> </code>
-See http://mate.karapetsas.com/ for info. 
 ===== Ubuntu ===== ===== Ubuntu =====
 +  * [[Replace Unity by Mate]]
-====Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) repository====+Below we only show the previous LTS and the normal release. If you are using an other version of Ubuntu replace the name in ''"precise main"'' by one of ''quantal'' (12.10) OR ''raring'' (13.04). Example for raring would then be ''"raring main"''. 
 +====Ubuntu Precise Pangolin (12.04 LTS) repository====
-Add the repo to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command: +Add __**ONE**__ of the following repos to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command: 
-<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu oneiric main"</code>+<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main" 
 +sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu precise main" 
 +sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu precise main"</code>
-or using a text editor of your choice add the following mirror to ''/etc/apt/sources.list'': +or using a text editor of your choice add the __**ONE**__ following mirrors to ''/etc/apt/sources.list'': 
-<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu oneiric main</code>+<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main 
 +deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu precise main 
 +deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu precise main</code>
-====Ubuntu Precise Pangolin (12.04) repository====+====Ubuntu Saucy Salamander (13.10) repository====
-Add the repo to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command: +Add __**ONE**__ of the following repos to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command: 
-<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main"</code>+<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu saucy main" 
 +sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu saucy main" 
 +sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu saucy main"</code>
-or using a text editor of your choice add the following mirror to ''/etc/apt/sources.list'': +or using a text editor of your choice you may add __**ONE**__ of the following mirrors to ''/etc/apt/sources.list'': 
-<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main</code> +<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu saucy main 
- +deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu saucy main 
-====MATE Installation (both Oneiric/Precise)====+deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu saucy</code> 
 +====MATE Installation (Precise/Quantal/Raring/Saucy)====
 Then run the following command to update your repositories and install MATE: Then run the following command to update your repositories and install MATE:
 <code bash> <code bash>
 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get update
-sudo apt-get install mate-archive-keyring+sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install mate-archive-keyring
 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get update
-# this install base packages+# this installs base packages
 sudo apt-get install mate-core sudo apt-get install mate-core
-# this install more packages+# this installs more packages
 sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment
 </code> </code>
 +====Ubuntu Trusty Thar (14.04) repository====
 +MATE 1.8 is available via a provisional repository for Saucy(13.10) and Trusty(14.04). 
 +**∗**This repo is not signed, and if you decide to use it **you will encounter a warning** stating that the packages cannot be authenticated. //(Please note that under normal circumstances installing unauthenticated packages from __unknown repositories__ or __unknown sources__ may be a security risk.)// However this repository is packaged by the MATE Team, and should you decide use it you may ignore the warning by entering ''"Y"'' when prompted with ''"Install these packages without verification? [y/N]"''.**∗**
 +==Add Repository==
 +//(For Saucy you can replace ''"trusty main"'' with ''"saucy main"'')//
 +Add the following repo to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command: 
 +<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/archive/1.8/ubuntu trusty main"</code>
 +or alternatively using the text editor of your choice add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list:
 +<code>deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/archive/1.8/ubuntu trusty main</code>
 +==Install MATE 1.8∗==
 +<code bash>sudo apt-get update
 +# Now to install MATE choose 1 of the 3 apt-get lines below.
 +#1 This will install the base packages required for a minimal MATE desktop
 +sudo apt-get install mate-core
 +#2 This will install the complete MATE desktop
 +sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment
 +#3 This will install the complete MATE desktop including a few extras
 +sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-extra
 +====Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn (14.10) ====
 +MATE 1.8 is available in official repositories.
 ===== 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 1.6 
 +  * Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" has MATE 1.8 
 +  * Linux Mint LMDE has MATE 1.6 
 +==== Install MATE on XFCE/KDE edition of Mint ==== 
 +For Mint version without MATE, you have to install it seperately 
 +=== 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 
 +==== Latest MATE releases ====
-==== Latest packages (1.2 release====+If you want to try the latest MATE packages on LinuxMint, you can use the respective [[#ubuntu|MATE repository]] for Ubuntu (or the [[#debian|MATE repository]] for Debian if you use LMDE)(For example, Petra is based off SaucyOnce set up the repository, you need to edit the ''/etc/apt/preferences'' file as follow:
-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:+**NOTE: The below assume the main repo is used. If you are using one of the mirrors listed [[download#debian|above]] make sure to adjust accordingly**
 <code bash> <code bash>
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 Package: * Package: *
-Pin: origin packages.mate-desktop.org+Pin: origin repo.mate-desktop.org
 Pin-Priority: 700 Pin-Priority: 700
 </code> </code>
-==== LMDE ==== 
-If you use Linux Mint Debian Edition, Use the debian [[#debian|MATE repository]]. 
 ===== Salix/Slackware ===== ===== Salix/Slackware =====
-Salix and Slackware users can install Mate using the packages in the Salix repositories.+==== Salix ====
 Salix 13.37 users only need to run: Salix 13.37 users only need to run:
 <code bash>slapt-get --install-set mate</code> <code bash>slapt-get --install-set mate</code>
-Slackware 13.37 users can manually grab the packages from the following locations:+==== Slackware ==== 
 +There are two options in which you can install MATE on Slackware: 
 +  * MATE SlackBuilds (MSB) Project 
 +  * Salix Repository 
 +==== MATE SlackBuilds ==== 
 +Please visit the project page at http://mateslackbuilds.github.io/ for more information about this project. 
 +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) 
 +People using Slackware-Current are advised to build the sources from [[http://github.com/mateslackbuilds/msb]] and read CURRENT.TXT prior building. 
 +==== Salix Repository ==== 
 +Slackware users can install Mate using the packages in the Salix repositories. 
 +Slackware 14.0 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.
 ===== Fedora ===== ===== Fedora =====
-Stable MATE x86_64/i386 rpms for Fedora 16To install them, follow those steps:+MATE desktop is a part of Fedora distribution and available for all current releases.
-<code bash> +  - Use the official Fedora dvd or netinstall iso. https://fedoraproject.org/ 
-yum install http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49862637/Mate-desktop/mate-desktop-fedora/releases/16/noarch/mate-desktop-release-16-5.fc16.noarch.rpm +  - Use the MATE Compiz livecd spinhttps://spins.fedoraproject.org/mate-compiz/ 
-yum groupinstall MATE-Desktop +  If you have Fedora already installed, use the following command:<code bash>yum groupinstall mate-desktop</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.+Wolfgang Ulbrich, Fedora MATE maintainer, maintains also an [[fedora_additional_repository|unofficial additional repository]].
-===== Gentoo =====+===== Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 =====
-Recruiting packers+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.
-===== ArchLinux =====+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>
-I've made mate-desktop-environment package in AURhttps://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=49902+If you install this on 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>
-Or check the [[Archlinux Custom repo]]+===== 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.
 ===== openSUSE ===== ===== openSUSE =====
-Mariusz Fik (Fisiu) and Nelson Marques (ketheriel) started packagingMore [[https://build.opensuse.org/project/show?project=home%3Aketheriel%3Am8|information]] forthcoming.+openSUSE users can install the MATE Desktop through YaST2 META Installer, we strongly suggest this methodPlease visit the MATE Desktop Portal page in openSUSE wiki for further information.
-===== Direct source download =====+  * [[http://en.opensuse.org/Portal:MATE|openSUSE MATE Desktop Portal]]
-On mate-desktop.org: http://pub.mate-desktop.org/releases/+Besides installation instructions the MATE Desktop Portal on openSUSE wiki also provides other useful information! 
 +===== Frugalware Linux ===== 
 +MATE has been merged into current. Now, you just have to use this command :  
 +# pacman-g2 -Syy mate-extra 
 +When installation is done, restart the display-manager and you'll be able to choose MATE as window manager. 
 +===== 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'' 
 +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. 
 +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> 
 +===== 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> 
 +===== Cygwin ===== 
 +MATE is available in the [[http://cygwinports.org/|Cygwin Ports]] repository. 
 +===== Source code tarballs ===== 
 +You can download MATE source code tarballs on pub.mate-desktop.org: http://pub.mate-desktop.org/releases/
 ===== GIT Repository ===== ===== GIT Repository =====
 Get from https://github.com/mate-desktop/. See [[Building]] for more information. Get from https://github.com/mate-desktop/. See [[Building]] for more information.
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