Mate desktop for Saucy?

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Wed Jun 4 16:32:05 UTC 2014

Am Mittwoch, den 04.06.2014, 17:14 +0100 schrieb David Fletcher:
> On Thu, 2013-09-05 at 14:29 -0400, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> > I installed Ubuntu 13.10 in a VM just to play with it. I really REALLY
> > would rather run Mate desktop, but I can't find instructions to install
> > it. mate-common is in the repos, but not mate-desktop. Have they not
> > ported it to 13.10 yet?
> Install Mint 17 with Mate. It's a lovely operating system and works very
> fast on my fairly low powered (Atom processor) net book.
> It's not like you're abandoning Ubuntu, just avoiding the damn awful
> (IMHO) Unity desktop.

just in case you didn't notice when you answered ... this thread is half
a year old ... nowadays there is 
mate-desktop 1.6.2 in 14.04 and 1.8.1 in 14.10 ... both should be fine
to use i think ...

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