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Insight: Install Mate Desktop In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver is already available for download. Various changes and improvements has been done in latest version of Ubuntu. Among various changes, Gnome desktop is the one. Unity desktop has been replaced by Gnome desktop environment. Meanwhile, if you are not fan of Gnome and want to replace it with alternative desktop environment then check this blog.
In this article, we are going to show you to install Mate desktop environment in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Install Mate Desktop In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Open your terminal and execute the following commands. You need to add ppa before moving to installation step.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install mate
Now, you need to access the Gnome Tweak Tool in Ubuntu to change the theme.
In-order to uninstall and remove Mate Desktop, run the following commands:
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate