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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 Linux distributions that include MATE in the official repositories: 
 +  * [[http://en.altlinux.org/|ALT Linux]] 
 +  * [[http://www.archlinux.org/|Arch Linux]] 
 +  * [[http://www.fedoraproject.org/|Fedora]] 
 +  * [[http://www.linuxmint.com/|Linux Mint]] 
 +  * [[http://www.mageia.org/|Mageia]] 
 +  * [[http://www.opensuse.org/|openSUSE]] 
 +  * [[http://www.pclinuxos.com/get-pclinuxos/mate/|PCLinuxOS]] 
 +  * [[http://pointlinux.org/|Point Linux]] 
 +  * [[http://www.sabayon.org/|Sabayon]] 
 +  * [[http://www.salixos.org/|Salix]] 
 +To install MATE in these distributions, you should use their package manager.
 ===== Debian ===== ===== Debian =====
-This is the bug where we asked for official inclusion in Debian[[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=658783]]+Currently MATE is being packaged for Debian. Some packages are already in repositories. Check [[status:debian|here]] the status of the inclusion.
-Debian Sid/Wheezy: add ONE ofthe following repositories to your ''/etc/apt/sources.list'':+==== Debian Wheezy ====
-<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/debian wheezy main</code> +Add **one** of the following repositories to your ''/etc/apt/sources.list'': 
-<code>deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/debian wheezy main</code>+ 
 +<code bash> 
 +# main repository 
 +deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/debian wheezy main 
 +# mirrors 
 +deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/debian wheezy main 
 +deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/debian wheezy main 
 +For mate 1.8: (n.b. MATE 1.8 is not in the normal repos yet for a reason, not all dependencies are available in wheezy yet). 
 +<code bash> 
 +# main repository 
 +deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/archive/1.8/debianwheezy main 
 +==== Debian Jessie ==== 
 +Add **one** of the following repositories to your ''/etc/apt/sources.list'': 
 +<code bash> 
 +# main repository 
 +deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/archive/1.8/debian/ jessie main 
 +# mirrors 
 +deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/archive/1.8/debian/ jessie main 
 +In the next release of Debian, Jessie, MATE will be included. The process is currently on the way and MATE has been partially imported. 
 +==== Install MATE ====
 To install MATE: To install MATE:
 +**For MATE 1.6 only** 
 +Manually adding the repository's key: **(n.b. do not attempt top install mate-archive-keyring in MATE 1.8, it is not included in MATE 1.8)**
 +<code bash>
 +wget http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/debian/mate-archive-keyring.gpg
 +apt-key add mate-archive-keyring.gpg</code>
 <code bash> <code bash>
 apt-get update apt-get update
-apt-get install mate-archive-keyring+# Please note that in normal circumstances installing unauthenticated packages from unknown repositories may be a security risk 
 +apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install mate-archive-keyring 
 apt-get update apt-get update
-this install the base packages+Now to install MATE choose 1 of the 3 apt-get lines below. 
 +# this installs the base packages
 apt-get install mate-core apt-get install mate-core
-# this install more extras+or this to install mate-core and more extras
 apt-get install mate-desktop-environment apt-get install mate-desktop-environment
 +#or this to install mate-core + mate-desktop-environment and even more extras.
 +apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-extra
 </code> </code>
-See http://mate.karapetsas.com/ for info.+**For MATE 1.8** 
 +<code bash> 
 +apt-get update 
 +# Now to install MATE choose 1 of the 3 apt-get lines below. 
 +# this installs the base packages 
 +apt-get install mate-core 
 +# or this to install mate-core and more extras 
 +apt-get install mate-desktop-environment 
 +#or this to install mate-core + mate-desktop-environment and even more extras. 
 +apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-extra 
 ===== Ubuntu ===== ===== Ubuntu =====
 +  * [[Replace Unity by Mate]]
-This is the bug where some users asked for official inclusion in Ubuntu: [[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/876675]] +Below we only show the latest 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), raring (13.04). Example for raring would then be ''"raring main"''
-====Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) repository====+====Ubuntu Precise Pangolin (12.04 LTS) repository====
-Add ONE of these repos 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"&lt;/code&gt+<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main" 
-<code bash>sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu oneiric main"</code>+sudo add-apt-repository &quot;deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu precise main&quot
 +sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu precise main"</code>
-or using a text editor of your choice add ONE of the following mirrors 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 
-<code>deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu oneirc main</code>+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 ONE of the following repos to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command: +Saucy was just release and initial packages are availableIt may not have been updated on all the mirrors so please be patient or choose the main mirror (first one in the list).
-<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 precise main"</code>+
-or using a text editor of your choice add the ONE following mirrors to ''/etc/apt/sources.list''+Add __**ONE**__ of the following repos to // /etc/apt/sources.list // via the following command
-<code>deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu precise main&lt;/code>+<code bash>;sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu saucy main" 
-&lt;code>;deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu precise main</code>+sudo add-apt-repository ";deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu saucy main&quot
 +sudo add-apt-repository &quot;deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu saucy main"</code>
-====MATE Installation (both Oneiric/Precise)====+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 raring main 
 +deb http://repo.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu raring main 
 +deb http://mirror1.mate-desktop.org/ubuntu raring main</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>
 ===== 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 Lisa has MATE 1.0. 
 +  * Linux Mint Maya has MATE 1.2. 
 +  * Linux Mint Nadia has MATE 1.4. 
 +  * Linux Mint Olivia has MATE 1.6. 
 +  * Linux Mint Petra has MATE 1.6. 
 +  * Linux Mint LMDE has MATE 1.6.
-Linux Mint Maya has MATE packages (1.2 release).+==== 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 before the packages you can install are **mate-desktop-environment** and **mate-core**. 
 +<code bash> 
 +# this install the base packages 
 +apt-get install mate-core 
 +# this install more 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 (1.4 release====+If you want to try the latest MATE packages on LinuxMint, you can use the [[#ubuntu|MATE repository]] for Ubuntu (or the [[#debian|MATE repository]] for Debian if you use LMDE). Once 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**
- +
-Note: This assumes you are using packages.mate-desktop.org. If you are using a different mirror, then use that instead.+
 +**NOTE: As of 2012-11-21 the latest version of Mate is included in Mint 15 "Olivia" and Mint 16 "Petra".**
 <code bash> <code bash>
 Package: * Package: *
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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) 
 +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 =====
-There are stable MATE x86_64/i386 rpms for Fedora 16 and 17To install them, follow those steps:+MATE desktop is a part of Fedora distribution and available for all current releases.
-  Fedora 16 <code bash> +  - Use the official Fedora dvd or netinstall iso. https://fedoraproject.org/ 
-yum install https://dl.dropbox.com/u/49862637/Mate-desktop/mate-desktop-fedora-updates/16/noarch/mate-desktop-release-16-6.fc16.noarch.rpm +  - Use the MATE Compiz livecd spin. https://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> 
 +Wolfgang Ulbrich, Fedora MATE maintainer, maintains also an [[fedora_additional_repository|unofficial additional repository]]. 
 +===== Gentoo ===== 
 +MATE is availabe from the [[https://github.com/Sabayon/mate-overlay|mate overlay]] maintained by gentoo/sabayon developersThe overlay is in laymen so instalation is a breeze
 +<code>layman -a mate 
 +emerge -ay mate
 </code> </code>
-  * Fedora 17<code bash+ 
-yum install https://dl.dropbox.com/u/49862637/Mate-desktop/fedora_17/mate-desktop-fedora-updates/noarch/mate-desktop-release-17-2.fc17.noarch.rpm+MATE is ~arch keyworded so if you run a stable system make sure to add the neccesary entries to package.keywords. 
 +If you also have gnome installed you will run into a blocker between zenity and mate-dialogs. The is due to compat use flag on both and removing it from either one will sort it out. 
 +<code>flaggie mate-extra/mate-dialogs -compat</code
 +===== Arch Linux ===== 
 +See the [[Archlinux Custom repo]] page. 
 +===== openSUSE ===== 
 +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. 
 +  * [[http://en.opensuse.org/Portal:MATE|openSUSE MATE Desktop Portal]] 
 +Besides installation instructions the MATE Desktop Portal on openSUSE wiki also provides other useful information! 
 +===== Frugalware Linux ===== 
 +To install MATE on Frugalware Linux, you need to edit file /etc/pacman-g2.conf and add these lines :  
 +==== i686 arch ==== 
 +Server = ftp://ftp.frugalware.org/pub/other/people/pingax/mate/frugalware-i686
 </code> </code>
-Now you can login into the Mate desktop with your prefered display mangerThis method installs a basic mate-desktop and is compatible to a existing GNOME3 installation.+==== x86_64 arch ==== 
 +Server = ftp://ftp.frugalware.org/pub/other/people/pingax/mate/frugalware-x86_64 
-===== Gentoo =====+Next step is to update pacman-g2's databases and install MATE : 
 +# pacman-g2 -Syy mate-extra 
-Recruiting packers+When installation is done, restart the display-manager and you'll be able to choose MATE as window manager.
-===== ArchLinux =====+===== 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''
-I've made a mate-desktop-environment package in AUR: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=49902+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.
-Or check the [[Archlinux Custom repo]]+To install MATE Desktop for your Mageia 3 system, 
 +  * Add unofficial repositories from commandline as __root__:
-===== openSUSE =====+<code> 
 + urpmi.addmedia --distrib 'http://tarakbumba.mageia.org.pl/$RELEASE/$ARCH' 
-Mariusz Fik (Fisiu) and Nelson Marques (ketheriel) started packagingMore [[https://build.opensuse.org/project/show?project=home%3Aketheriel%3Am8|information]] forthcoming.+  * Use the code **exactly** seen as aboveSee about [[https://forums.mageia.org/en/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=4867&start=125#p46058 this post]] for urpmi variables
-===== Direct source download =====+  * Then install either //task-mate-minimal// for a minimal installation or //task-mate// for full MATE Desktop via rpmdrake or urpmi.
-On mate-desktop.org: http://pub.mate-desktop.org/releases/+ 
 +===== 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. 
 +===== 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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