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Steam not starting MATE 15.10 [duplicate]

I installed steam on Ubuntu Mate 15.10, and i cannot open it. I opened system monitor and I saw steam running, so i closed it and I reopened it and nothing. Its status is sleeping if that helps. I ...
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How to get an applications menu or panel, in ubuntu - mate 15.10?

Just installed ubuntu-mate 15.10 64bit on a toshiba laptop. The install went well but after several boots, I cannot get an applications menu or a panel tp come up on the desktop. I have tried every ...
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would switching to mate increase performance?

if I switch my Desktop environment to MATE would the performance increase? what changes can i expect from installing mate ontop of my ubuntu
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TeamViewer for a rasperry pi 2, ubuntu mate problems

Okay where to start... I have a rasperry pi 2 model b, and recently installed ubuntu mate so I could set up a pc-tv with control on your phone. HOWEVER, the only issue is, i cannot find a working ...
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connect to server crashes mate-panel

I've experienced this several times on all the computers I have, running Ubuntu mate.I have a networked folder, and I want to edit some files, when I goto load the networked folder, the panel stops ...
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laptop shows no login screen Ubuntu Mate

I have Ubuntu Mate 15.10 and Windows 10 installed on my laptop as a dual boot. For some reason, after I select Ubuntu in GRUB, the login screen (greeter?) is not showing. The screen is completely ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 no network connection when coupled with OpenVPN

Good morning everyone, Apologies if this has been asked before - to my best understanding knowledge and research, there is nothing that answers this issue... that I can understand with my limited ...
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How can I make a script autostart after I log into my computer on Ubuntu Mate 15.10?

I'd like to automatically disable the touchpad on my Thinkpad X301 after the system boots up. I can successfully run the script manually, but when I try to execute it by any autostart method, it just ...
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rtl8192cu Ubuntu Mate 15.10 issues

I have an Edimax Wireless adapter that uses the rtl8192cu driver. I followed the instructions provided in the post: NETIS WF2120 Wifi Adapter Drops Signal Within Seconds I even went as far as ...
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Shut-down/Restart/Power-up “work” as Suspend on a Lenovo g50-70 running Ubuntu MATE 15.10

As the title suggests; when it comes to shut-down/restart both suspend the laptop unless I go with sudo -shutdown which works as expected. When powering-up, it goes through the GRUB (since I'm ...
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Regularly changing screen resoution - potential problems

I frequently connect to my home computer using VNC. I connect from computers with different monitor resolutions. I like to run my VNC client in full-screen mode, so as a result I'm frequently changing ...
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Ubuntu MATE mouse/touchpad acceleration

I've been using Ubuntu MATE since september and it's the only disto that I've seen that uses 4.x.x kernel that supports Focaltech touchpad's which are used on Asus laptops. The only problem I have ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 + Hyundai W220d = red tint or blue is missing

this is my first post here and I'm kind of new on linux. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 on ubuntu mate with a Hyundai W220d screen. The exact config (Raspberry Pi 2 on ubuntu mate with the same HDMI wire) ...
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My power/battery indicator applet is a red exclamation point

I've just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.10 and my power indicator applet is messed up. It shows up on my panel as a red circle with an exclamation point in it. I've tried it with different icon themes, ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu MATE on Raspberry Pi

I have a new Raspberry Pi 2 B+ and I bought a new 16GB MicroSD and followed the steps here I wrote the image on the SD using sudo ddrescue -d -D --force ...
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Ubunute Mate Sam4s Touch screen not working

So i have a SAM4s TITAN-150 Touch Screen Terminal, and so I installed Ubuntu Mate in it, and installed the Touch Driver Files. (SW602325_Elo_Linux_ST_USB_Driver_v4.0.1_i686) But i have many ...
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Ati weird screen flickering in Ubuntu MATE 15.10

I have a hard drive with Ubuntu MATE 15.10 that I just went to the trouble of making it bootable on multiple devices-a brand new lenovo desktop with an AMD A6 with Radeon R4 graphics, and a decade old ...
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Cannot install Atom on Ubuntu Mate

I have Mate 1.10.2 and have been trying to install Atom text editor (use it on my windows 10) but can't get it to install. I get this message. ryan@fr00t:~$ sudo dpkg -i atom-amd64.deb dpkg: error ...
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MateNu Python Installation help

I really want some info on what version of Python to install for MateNu, and how to install all the add-ons quickly. Here is the list from the readme itself: python, python-xdg, python-cairo, ...
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System crashed after changing window manager in Mate Tweak

After installing Mate Tweak tool in my Ubuntu Mate-15.10 when I changed the window Manager my system crashed And no program is running,even after undo the changes the system not working at all.As soon ...
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Cooler harddisk = faster harddisk?

So I was using Ubuntu XFCE, now I installed the Ubuntu MATE, and I noticed a slowdown sometimes. File manager tooks often 3-5 seconds to load Desktop will rarely freeze for a 2 seconds Once my ...
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Mate, dual screen, Windows list not displaying second screen apps

I have a dual screen working properly on my laptop with Ubuntu 15.10 and Mate. The problem is that the "Windows list" in my panel is not showing names of windows displayed on the second screen. I ...
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How to get back Unity Greeter? Replace MATE Greeter?

So I installed Ubuntu Mate desktop environment for my 14.04 LTS (Trusty) and I am really liking it but Mate also replaced the Unity greeter which I want back... I searched about how to get back the ...
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Eclipse crash in Ubuntu Mate 15.04

I'm currently on Ubuntu Mate 15.04 and have installed Eclipse Mars directly from the official website. My Eclipse version: Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers Version: Mars.1 Release (4.5.1) Build id: ...
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secondary image in mate screenshot

I was taking a picture of a youtube video, using mate screenshot, when I noticed there is a secondary image on the lower right corner of the image. The ghost image was not visible when the the photo ...
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Mate-like gui with unity-like window spreading?

I am inclined to switch to Mate, as that is the gui I like the best of those I've tried, that is supported with Ubuntu. However, I really like the way Unity spreads all open windows on a workspace ...
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Unable to enable swap in Ubuntu MATE 15.10

I recently installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu MATE 15.10. I chose to encrypt my Home folder, upon using the system I noticed my swap partition was not enabled. I checked my /etc/fstab and saw it had ...
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Mangled fonts in ubuntu 15.10 (mate) and set system-wide font path

I recently installed ubuntu 15.10 and I use mate desktop. When I try to open emacs from a remote machine, I get: $emacs file.txt Warning: Cannot convert string ...
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i cannot install ubuntu mate on xps 8900

I just bought an dell xps 8900 from costo http://www.costco.com/.product.100232620.html?cm_sp=RichRelevance--itempageSeoHorizontal--MultiItemViewCP&cm_vc=itempageSeoHorizontal|MultiItemViewCP I ...
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Must manually restart lightdm to have it appear

I recently did an Ubuntu command-line install on my work laptop, then install Mate (core) and lightdm. I have an Intel graphics driver. When I turn on my computer, it boots to a black screen. Pressing ...
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simple scan doesn't install drivers

I have a Canon scanner that has never not worked in Linux. I tried scanning today, and got a message I have never seen before shown here: Once the drivers (allegedly HP) fail to load, the scanner ...
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new NTFS partition wont mount via MATE

I have been having some trouble with Ubuntu Mate, not mounting NTFS partitions. This message stating the operation is pending appears, but the device never becomes usable. When I do sudo mount ...
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two finger scrolling won't work; ubuntu mate 15.04

I am running Ubuntu mate 15.04 in a VMware player, and am trying to get the two finger scrolling to work. I have Synaptics Touchpad V1.4 and it works in my host OS (windows 8). I've tried editing the ...
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Tails USB won't boot in ubuntu MATE 15.04

I have Ubuntu MATE 15.04 as my primary OS. I made a tails bootable usb but when I try to log in with it i get: No Caching mode page found Assuming drive cache: write through then it continues to ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 menu bars not displaying correctly

As you can see in the above image, VLC's menu bar doesn't use the same Numix theme as the rest of my OS. Instead, it uses something that looks out of the 90's. It happens regardless of the theme ...
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Restore Unity after uninstalling Mate

I have Ubuntu 15.10. Recently I wanted to try Mate so I installed. But after installing it I noticed that some Unity elements behavior changed. Typically I found that: When I scroll over the icon ...
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Slow Internet Connection using Wifi On ubuntu Mate 15.10

I have installed ubuntu mate 15.10 with Windows 10 but wifi works very slow. I have following router: 07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe [1814:3290] ...
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Ubuntu Customization Kit vs. Ubuntu Mate 15.10

I got some stops from using UCK creating a Mate 15.10 image. I have: uck 2.4.7-0ubuntu2 LSB Version: ...
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ubuntu mate 14.04 black screen when switching monitors

I have an issue with my ubuntu mate when switching monitors, first I have to mention that I installed ubuntu 14.04 from the offical website, and then I added the MATE desktop manually and decided to ...
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Ubuntu MATE battery indicator

By default Ubuntu MATE battery indicator shows remaining time and percentage only when you hover on the battery icon.Otherwise it doesn't show any numbers: Is it possible to make it behave like the ...
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what is xfsprogs doing in ubuntu install?

I was just watching Ubuntu installer do its thing, and it said "completely removed xfsprogs". I'm just wondering why it installed it? This is a clean install. is xfsprogs part of the installer (Mate ...
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5 seconds grey screen before ubuntu MATE login screen

When I boot up my PC, first it shows as always asus screen for 1 seconds and then it proceeds with simple gray screen for 5-6 seconds and then it starts to boot into ubuntu MATE. Can I skip this grey ...
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I installed ubuntu MATE 15.10 without grub boot loader, now I want to use grub

I had some drivers issues with standard ubuntu 14.04 so I tried to install ubuntu MATE to virual box in windows 10 first to try it. I liked it so I decided to dual boot it. Some time age I installed ...
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thumbnail for list view?

I like the thumbnail view in icon view, and the sorting capabilities for list view in Ubuntu Mate. Is there a way to get thumbnails in the list view in Ubuntu Mate?
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Libre office never opens

I have a new installation of ubuntu mate 15.10, where libre office never opens. The window appears, but the document never fills out. I saw someone recommend doing apt-get purge libreoffice but I ...
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Ubuntu Mate windows slow to open and close

I just installed Ubuntu mate, 15.10 on a friend's Dell Latitude E6420 (which is listed as Ubuntu certified hardware). The windows are slow to open and close, there is a delay between clicking the ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 USB issue

Why is it that Ubuntu Mate 15.10 i386 Live CD can view USB devices, but if it is installed on the HDD as in a standard installation, the USB storage device can mount but doesn't appear in the file ...
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Ethernet Network disconnected

I try to figure it out why my Ethernet Network is disconnected. My Wi-Fi is working. My OS is Ubuntu Mate 15.10, which is up-to-date. Here is the output from lshw -C network: *-network ...
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Audio not working after switching to Ubuntu 15.10

I have some audio problems in my netbook (Asus eeepc). I used to work with lubuntu 14.04 and audio was perfectly working after pulseaudio installation. I decided to change to Ubuntu Mate 15.10. After ...
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Ubuntu Mate Black screening problem

So my Acer Aspire E5-511-P2D6 and I decided to install Ubuntu Mate 15.10 (I've been getting this problem with all distros and distribution versions from 14.04+) So I installed it but now I'm getting ...