http://ubuntuportal.com/2012/04/how-to-install-mate-desktop-in-ubuntu-12-04ubuntu-11-10.html. This tutorial explains how to install the MATE desktop on Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10. This desktop is an amazing desktop if you are familiar with the Gnome 2.32.2 desktop that was used in previous releases of the Ubuntu distribution. As you can see in the shot to the right; this desktop was very good …