How to install MATE in Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)?

I just finished installing Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) in a VM within VirtualBox. I like the Unity desktop but on a VM, I rather prefer Gnome 2 or MATE.

MATE is a fork of GNOME-2. You can read more about it here. Screenshots: here. The mechanism to be followed to install MATE is explained at: I will reiterate it here so that it would be useful.

# Add one of the following repos to /etc/apt/sources.list. Note that 'add-apt-repository' is a link
# to 'apt-add-repository' which is part of the 'python-software-properties' package.

sudo add-apt-repository "deb quantal main";
sudo add-apt-repository "deb quantal main";

# In case 'add-apt-repository' is not available in your system, you can consider
# editing the /etc/apt/sources.list using a text editor and add one of the below lines.

deb quantal main
deb quantal main

# Execute the below commands to install MATE.

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install mate-archive-keyring

sudo apt-get update

# Install the base package.
sudo apt-get install mate-core

# Install additional packages.
sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment



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