Pre-existing means of installing MATE

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Jun 11, 2014
10:27 AM EDT
The MATE Desktop Environment site already lists numerous distros which support MATE. As the site quotes:
Quoting:Which distributions support MATE?

MATE is available via the official repositories for the following Linux distributions:

* Arch Linux

* Debian

* Fedora

* Gentoo

* Linux Mint

* Mageia

* openSUSE

* PCLinuxOS

* PLD Linux

* Point Linux

* Sabayon

* Salix

* Ubuntu

MATE is available via unofficial repositories for the following Linux distributions, but inclusion in their official repositories is planned:

* Slackware

Maybe you prefer *BSD?

* GhostBSD

* FreeBSD


You can also query for all the distributions that support MATE.

The MATE community has documented how to install MATE on many distributions in the install guidelines.

The above install guidelines page describes methods for installing version 1.8 of MATE on Ubuntu Saucy(13.10) and Trusty(14.04) in the section entitled the Ubuntu Trusty Thar (14.04) repository.

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