Installs Mate 2D desktop into Ubuntu 14.04 to allow for a remote desktop connection from Windows 7 or 8 to Ubuntu 14.04 desktop.Verify operation of remote desktop connection from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04. Configure Ubuntu 14.04 to allow for same session connection with Remote Desktop Protocol. Verify same session connection from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04.

update 1/21/2014. A subscriber informed me the Mate ppa has been deprecated. (no longer good). The new ppa and directions are located at “https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mate-dev/+archive/ubuntu/trusty-mate”

Additional Info

Wiki.mate-desktop.org Install – http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/download

Ubuntu 14.04 – Gnome Classic alike Desktop for XRDP : MATE-Desktop- http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=5382

How to install Mate 1.8 (Classic Desktop Environment) in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS- http://www.enqlu.com/2014/03/how-to-install-mate-1-8-classic-desktop-environment-in-ubuntu-14-04-trusty-lts.html

Ubuntu minimal Install with MATE as the Desktop 14.04 LTS- http://blogging.dragon.org.uk/ubuntu-minimal-install-with-mate-as-the-desktop-14-04-lts/#more-525

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