CentOS 7 - Install Mate Desktop

This tutorial assumes you have installed from the minimal installation and have a headless system. It also assumes that you have already installed the Epel repository in the getting started guide.

sudo yum groupinstall "Development Tools" -y
sudo yum groupinstall "X Window system" -y
sudo yum groups install "MATE Desktop" -y
systemctl isolate graphical.target

# have mate start on boot
systemctl set-default graphical.target 

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