Install latest/edge of MATE-on-Wayland

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install mate-wayland --edge --classic

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MATE-on-Wayland is only available on the unstable edge channel. It could break and change often.

Channel Version Published

Unofficial prototype of MATE running on Wayland

Unofficial prototype of the MATE desktop environment running on Wayland with a Mir-based compositor

Details for MATE-on-Wayland

  • GPL-3.0+

Last updated
  • 30 April 2021 - latest/edge
  • 30 April 2021 - latest/edge



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Where people are using MATE-on-Wayland

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Ubuntu 22.04
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