MATE Desktop 1.12.1 released as bug fix

MATE Desktop 1.12.1 recently released, 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. This latest release brings mostly bug fixes.

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Install Mate Desktop 1.12.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus:

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install mate-dock-applet

Remove Mate Desktop

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate

Install Mate Desktop 1.12.1 on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf:

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install mate-dock-applet

Remove Mate Desktop 1.12.1

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/wily-mate
 
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