This tutorial by user Daniel MorThis tutorial by user Daniel Morante will get you set up with the MATE desktop environment on your FreeBSD operating system. Provided in the instructions is a script which makes it the installation process quicker and easier. See the link below for the full set of instructions

This is an installation script for a FreeBSD based MATE desktop. See http://www.unibia.com/unibianet/freebsd/mate-desktop for additional information.

Note: Use the link (http://k.itty.cat/7) to always get the latest version of the installation script.

Disclaimers and Warnings

Quick Start

It’s recommended that you start with a clean install of FreeBSD 12.0 64-bit. Your non-root user should belong to the operator and wheel group so that it can perform administrative functions.

fetch -o - http://k.itty.cat/7 | sh

After about 30 minutes (depending on your Internet connection) your system will automatically reboot into a graphical desktop.

Full tutorial: http://www.unibia.com/unibianet/freebsd/mate-desktop

GitHub: https://github.com/tuaris/freebsd-desktop

ctions is a script which makes it the installation process quicker and easier. See the link below for the full set of instructions

This is an installation script for a FreeBSD based MATE desktop. See http://www.unibia.com/unibianet/freebsd/mate-desktop for additional information.

Note: Use the link (http://k.itty.cat/7) to always get the latest version of the installation script.

Disclaimers and Warnings

Quick Start

It’s recommended that you start with a clean install of FreeBSD 12.0 64-bit. Your non-root user should belong to the operator and wheel group so that it can perform administrative functions.

fetch -o - http://k.itty.cat/7 | sh

After about 30 minutes (depending on your Internet connection) your system will automatically reboot into a graphical desktop.

Full tutorial: http://www.unibia.com/unibianet/freebsd/mate-desktop

GitHub: https://github.com/tuaris/freebsd-desktop