SOLVED: Re: What happened to mate?

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Wed Sep 17 09:05:32 UTC 2014

On Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:55:21 -0700 David Benfell <benfell at> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:01:42AM +0200, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
>> Install at least x11/mate-base.  It contains the minimum requirements.
>> If you want all applications install x11/mate.
> Apparently x11/mate does not depend on x11/mate-base. I had the former
> installed but not the latter. Installing mate-base seems to have
> solved the problem.

Hmm, x11/mate does depend on x11/mate-base.  It may be best to remove it
and then reinstall it, in case any other components are missing.

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