Showing posts with label mate. Show all posts
Showing posts with label mate. Show all posts

Monday, 21 July 2014

How To Install Mate On Debian Wheezy

Mate is forked from the unmaintained code base of GNOME 2 and has become quite popular. To install it on your debian wheezy, the following steps are required.
  1. sudo su  
  2. add-apt-repository 'deb wheezy main'  
  3. apt-get update  
  4. apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install mate-archive-keyring  
  5. apt-get update  
Install MATE core, the MATE desktop environment and the extras.
  1. sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment-extra  

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

How to turn off animations in Linux Mint (Mate)

UPDATE: Check bottom of page.
If you find them as annoying as me, follow the steps:

ALT + F2

Go to desktop - mate - interface

Look for enable_animations and uncheck.


Update Jan 2014

Mateconf-editor has been replaced.
sudo apt-get install dconf-tools


Update July 2015

Open terminal
sudo dconf-editor

Org/mate/desktop/interface and uncheck enable_animations.


org/mate/marco/general and check reduced_resources.