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MATE

Postby Spectre660 » Thu Dec 18, 2014 3:46 pm

MATE - Debian Jessie .
its is addictive .

Install Debian Jessie http://www.xenosoft.de/Sam_Debian_Jessie_Netinstall_1.iso
then install Mate
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su
apt-get install mate-desktop-environment
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Re: MATE

Postby xeno74 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:43 pm

Spectre660,

Did you try to install ubuntu Mate? You need an installed (L)(X)ubuntu 14.10 to install ubuntu Mate. If you have an installed (L)(X)ubuntu 14.10 then you can install the MATE packages with apt-get or something like this. For the Ubuntu-MATE splash screen, artwork, icons, and themes you have to add the Ubuntu MATE PPA to the sources.list.

/etc/apt/sources.list

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deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa/ubuntu utopic main


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Re: MATE

Postby Spectre660 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:23 pm

@Xeno74

I plan to try using Ubuntu 15.04 once I do a new netInstall ramdisk and fresh install.
My Hardrive is partitioned to support 4 Linux installations so no room for Lubuntu 14.10.
Currently have Debian Wheezy,Debian Jessie and Lubuntu 14.04 installed.
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Re: MATE

Postby Spectre660 » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:41 pm

Lubuntu 15.04 Mate on Sam460ex .

Install Lubuntu 15.04 http://www.xenosoft.de/Sam_Lubuntu_15.04_Netinstall-1.ISO
then install Mate
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sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment
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Re: MATE

Postby Spectre660 » Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:32 pm

Ubuntu Mate Desktop is now an option with the Lubuntu 15.04 Sam installer.
Seems if if no Display Manager is installed by default so until yo install one X must be started manually .
Resorted to installing lubuntu-Desktop
apt-get install lubuntu-desktop
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Re: MATE

Postby Spectre660 » Mon Mar 02, 2015 3:39 pm

The solution would be to instal both Mate-Desktop and Lubuntu-Desktop during the installation.
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Re: MATE

Postby xeno74 » Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:58 pm

Spectre660 wrote:The solution would be to instal both Mate-Desktop and Lubuntu-Desktop during the installation.


Did you install the ubuntu MATE desktop?
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Re: MATE

Postby Spectre660 » Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:23 pm

Yes.
Resulted in a working system the booted to the terminal.
The X system could be started manually from the terminal but did not start automatically.
Tried to install Lightdm but once installed I could not log in for some reason.
at that point I uninstalled lightdm and installed Lubuntu desktop from the terminal.
That resulted in being able to log in ok.
Think that I will do a reinstall later selecting both Lununtu-desktop and Ubuntu-mate .


xeno74 wrote:
Spectre660 wrote:The solution would be to instal both Mate-Desktop and Lubuntu-Desktop during the installation.


Did you install the ubuntu MATE desktop?
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Re: MATE

Postby Spectre660 » Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:26 am

seems that only one or the other can be selected or an error will result.
So opted for Lubuntu ,then will install Mate after from a LxTerminal .
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Re: MATE

Postby Spectre660 » Tue Mar 03, 2015 3:19 am

Installed.
New default icon set.
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