[PC-BSD Dev] Mate desktop

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Jun 21 10:35:54 PDT 2013


On 06/21/2013 11:10, Yuri Momotiuk wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have little time now for playing something FreeBSD related. I have
> just found ports for MATE desktop (looks like Gnome2
> successor)- http://mate-desktop.org/
>
> For trying mate do this:
> |# fetch http://people.freebsd.org/~mezz/script/matemerge.sh <http://people.freebsd.org/%7Emezz/script/matemerge.sh>|
> |
> |# sh matemerge.sh|
>
>
> |
> (Change DESTDIR variable in matemerge.sh to set place where ports will
> be cloned from github before merge. Something like
> /home/yurkis/src/mate-ports/. Directory should be exist.)
>
> x11/mate - full MATE desktop (including terminal. calculator, editor
> end so on)
> x11/mate-base - only base MATE desktopp (seems like gnome-light, I think)
>
> I have just built this (full package) and MATE looks good for me.
>
> MATE ports project on github:
> https://github.com/jlmess77/mate-ports
>
> This set of ports may be added to FreeBSD ports tree soon. So, how
> about replace Gnome2 by Mate for default install media?
>
> -- 
> Best regards, Yuri Momotyuk
>
>
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Once it hits ports, I would love to offer it, alongside GNOME3 :)

-- 
Kris Moore
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