Zhixian's Tech Blog

2014-11-19

How to install Mate 1.8.1 onto Ubuntu (Trusty Tahr)

Filed under: computing — Tags: , , , , , , , — Zhixian @ 20:50:11 pm

This blog post is about my installation of Mate 1.8.1 onto Trusty Tahr.

Summary

Adding needed repositories

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/trusty-mate

Update apt-get

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

Install

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-mate-core ubuntu-mate-desktop

Screen dumps

Installation involves entering the following commands in a terminal session:

1. Adding needed repositories

At the command-line:

  1. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa

    zhixian@SARA: ~_001

  2. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/trusty-mate

    zhixian@SARA: ~_002

    zhixian@SARA: ~_004

2. Update apt-get

This is done by running the following commands:

  1. sudo apt-get update

    zhixian@SARA: ~_005

    zhixian@SARA: ~_006

  2. sudo apt-get upgrade

    zhixian@SARA: ~_007

    zhixian@SARA: ~_008

3. Install packages

This is done by running the following commands.
This step will take some time as it will need to download around 125MB worth of content to install.

  1. sudo apt-get install ubuntu-mate-core ubuntu-mate-desktop

    zhixian@SARA: ~_009

    zhixian@SARA: ~_010

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