MATE problem fix

Last Updated on: 20th September 2023, 12:33 am


The problem with MATE packages I posted yesterday can be solved by preferences file.

Create the file as root, by any text editor, nano for example:
nano /etc/apt/preferences

and past the code:
Package: *
Pin: origin
Pin-Priority: 700

Then run:
apt-get update && apt-get dist upgrade

From now, the package manager will be installing and upgrading MATE packages from MATE repository instead of Debian repos.


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