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Is there a way to change flavours from Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) to MATE 15.04 without downgrading back to 14.10 first?

  • wiki.mate-desktop.org/download – xangua Jun 12 '15 at 2:15
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    wiki.mate-desktop.org/download Does not provide me with a solution. – myusername Jun 12 '15 at 2:22
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    "MATE 1.8 has been available in official repositories since Ubuntu 14.10." – xangua Jun 12 '15 at 2:24
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    I will repeat, "wiki.mate-desktop.org/download " does NOT provide any instruction / command line info for being able to switch from 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) to MATE 15.04 . Unless im missing something PLEASE INDICATE to me where you would find the info that I am requesting. It simply is NOT there – myusername Jun 12 '15 at 4:23
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Ok got it , it was staring me right in the face!

First make sure your package list is up-to-date by running:

sudo apt-get update

To install MATE, choose one of the apt-get options below.

  • This will install the base packages required for a minimal MATE desktop

    sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-core
    
  • This will install the complete MATE desktop

    sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment
    
  • This will install the complete MATE desktop including a few extras

    sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-extras
    
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    but then you also have to uninstall all the other desktop stuff – endolith Apr 17 '16 at 4:36

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