AlpineLinux 3.8: Install MATE for desktop environment

This article will describe installing MATE for desktop environment.

Table of Contents

1 Install MATE

The following command will install MATE.

#!/bin/sh -e

sudo setup-xorg-base
sudo sed -e 's;^#http\(.*\)/v3\.8/community;http\1/v3.8/community;g' \
     -i /etc/apk/repositories
sudo apk update
sudo apk add lxdm dbus dbus-x11 mate-desktop-environment
sudo rc-update add lxdm
sudo rc-update add dbus
sudo reboot

2 Login to MATE

Select "MATE Session" at Desktop.


MATE is displayed.