How To Install MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Installing MATE in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

To install MATE 1.8.1 in Ubuntu open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/trusty-mate
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-mate-core ubuntu-mate-desktop

After installation has completed log out.

How To Install MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS