Linux Mint 15-16 How to Install Mate Destkop Easy Guide

December 19, 2013 | By Stalker.

Install Mate Desktop on Linux Mint 15/16

The Short Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Mate Desktop on Linux Mint 15-Olivia/16-Petra.

To Prepare for Mate Desktop Installation Linux Mint 15 Olivia and 16 Petra Follow Guide to SetUp the Apt Repositories as for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring!

Included on the Guide Links to Guides on How to Install Google-Chrome and Evernote for Linux Mint.

How to Easy Try Linux Mint on a Virtual Machine
  1. SetUp Apt Mate Repositories as for Ubuntu Raring

    Mate Repositories for Raring
  2. Installing Mate Desktop on Linux Mint

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    apt-get update
    apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install mate-archive-keyring
    apt-get update
    apt-get install mate-core mate-desktop-environment

    If Unable to Log-In into Mate from mdm Display Manager then Switch to slim (for example) with:

    apt-get install slim

    And Set slim as the manager!

  3. How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser in Linux-Mint

    Installing Chrome for Mint

    How to Install Evernote Clone on Linux Mint

    Install Evernote for Mint

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