AlpineLinux 3.8: Install MATE for desktop environment

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1 Install MATE

The following command will install MATE.

#!/bin/sh -esudo setup-xorg-basesudo sed -e ‘s;^#http(.*)/v3.8/community;http1/v3.8/community;g’ -i /etc/apk/repositoriessudo apk updatesudo apk add lxdm dbus dbus-x11 mate-desktop-environmentsudo rc-update add lxdmsudo rc-update add dbussudo reboot

2 Login to MATE

Select “MATE Session” at Desktop.


MATE is displayed.


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