We’ve updated our PPA containing MATE 1.16.2 that is designed to work with Ubuntu MATE 16.04.2.
Upgrade to MATE Desktop 1.16.2
To upgrade Ubuntu MATE 16.04 to MATE Desktop 1.16.x do the following: Open a terminal using
CTRL + ALT + t.
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade
Now restart your computer and you’re running MATE Desktop 1.16.2 See the original announcement about MATE Desktop 1.16 on Ubuntu MATE 16.04 for additional background.