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Offline tenfoot

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Sparky v4. Mate DE...
« on: November 29, 2017, 12:45:38 am »
Please will some kind person point me to a download site for Sparky v4.6 Mate.  All I can find is lxde.  I downloaded and installed that into VirtualBox and then installed Mate but upon reboot there was no boot option to choose a DE.  What have I done wrong, please?

All help will be much appreciated.
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Re: Sparky v4. Mate DE...
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2017, 12:47:54 am »
Install 'sparky-desktop-mate' package, then reboot.
Nothing is easy as it looks.
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Re: Sparky v4. Mate DE...
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 08:14:57 pm »
Install 'sparky-desktop-mate' package, then reboot.

Thanks for your prompt reply.  Installed sparky-mate-desktop package, and rebooted.  No DE option.  Booted straight into lxde. So closed down computer completely and then booted.  Same result.
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Re: Sparky v4. Mate DE...
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2017, 01:37:58 am »
The MATE desktop can be chosen on the login screen, top right corner.
Did you check it there?
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Danielle Steel