Bug#737013: mate-desktop: Fails to start

Paul van der Vlis paul at vandervlis.nl
Wed Jan 29 11:02:14 UTC 2014

Package: mate-desktop
Version: 1.6.2-1
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

Dear Maintainer,

After installing the package it is not possible to start the desktop. There is
no .desktop
file in /usr/share/xsessions/ so desktop managers cannot find the desktop.
I've tried to create a .desktop file, but I cannot find a binary to start the

-- System Information:
Debian Jessie, AMD64

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