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How to Add Mate Desktop Environment 1.8 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
This tutorial will describe how to install #matedesktop environment version 1.8 in #ubuntu 14.04 LTS. As we know, MATE Desktop Environment is the continuation of #GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for #Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.