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How to change lock screen background Ubuntu Mate

I would like to change the lock screen background in Ubuntu Mate 16.04. I have found out how to change the background for unity by changing the com.canonical.unity-greeter setting but I can not find ...
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Ubuntu Mate, Bluetooth “Failed to connect device”

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'm having a problem connecting my Ipazzport bluetooth keyboard. Ubuntu detects it but when I run setup I get "Failed to connect device" Any ...
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MAC address always changes

I have a host PC with a MATE desktop. And also i have embedded devices(beagleboard , edison etc.) . When i am working on them i share my internet/network by ttyUSB. But whenever i close them my host ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu Mate 15.10, stuck at login screen

I'm going kind of crazy here, I can't login to Ubuntu Mate. It gets stuck in the pre login screen, it looks like something is loading forever. I have found some solutions for login loops, but they ...
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Blank Taskbar Mate Ubuntu 15.10

I get blank white bars on the top and bottom when I try to run mate in Ubuntu 15.10. Does anyone know what might cause this? Alternatively, is anyone running mate on 15.10 successfully and what was ...
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Wily Werewolf: Install MATE DE additional to Unity

Dear ubuntu community, I just upgraded a freshly installed ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 (wily werewolf) and installed additionally the MATE desktop environment using the following command as described in ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu mate 15.10

Hi i'm trying to install buntu mate on my new pc. I had a wierd bug where it got struk after partioning; Window stuck on 'Force UEFI installation?' window after i figured this out i had to ...
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ASUS Xonar U3 causing problems with Ubuntu MATE 15.10

I am currently running Ubuntu MATE 15.10 on my Thinkpad X240 (i5 4200u, 8 GB RAM, 120 GB SSD). I have tried to install my ASUS Xonar U3 on this device, but it causes several problems, especially in ...
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Touchpad Scroll resets after plugging in mouse

Whenever I plugin my mouse to my laptop, I lose the ability to two finger scroll on my touchpad, regardless of whether I unplug the mouse after that. I can solve it by the following line in command ...
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File manager keeps opening in loop

I am using Gnome with Mate. For some reason I have file manager constantly opening in a loop, so that I have 4-5 "Starting File Manager" items in my task bar. Does anyone know how to stop this or ...
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Mouse cursor hangs very regularly

Every few minutes (and sometimes repeatedly) my mouse cursor will hang (stop responding to any input) for a few seconds. This is incredibly annoying but compounding the problem is that every time this ...
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Prevent i3 from moving icons from mate panel

I recently installed i3 on my Ubuntu Mate 15.10 laptop, opting to keep the mate applications panel. However I recently rebooted the system, and everything except the calendar and shutdown widget has ...
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Having trouble changing trackpoint speed (Ubuntu Mate 14.04, thinkpad)

I have just installed Ubuntu for the first time, and am trying to wrap my head around how to tweak it to my desires. I am having trouble changing the settings for the speed of the trackpoint on my ...
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How to Switch Top and Bottom Panel Bars in Ubuntu MATE

I am currently running Ubuntu MATE, and I am wondering if there is a way to simply switch the top and bottom panel bars. I want the bar with the 'Applications' menu and the task bar on the bottom, and ...
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Ubuntu Mate Need Help

I use a Raspberry Pi. I'm trying to install Ubuntu Mate on it. So I downloaded directly from the Raspberry Pi website. And then I used Linux Lili live creator to format it to my micro SD. But it says ...
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Mate will not allow completion of install

I have both Windows boot manager and 14.04.4 LTS on my Asus k200ma. I'm trying to upgrade LTS to mate but the install now button is inactive whenever I select that or any other option. What can I do ...
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LTSP Localapps rus files

Good day everyone! I am installed on ubuntu server 14.04 a LTSP server and GUI Mate. When, i'm trying open russian named files, with ltsp-localapps command, i see window with error message, about what ...
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How do I get the full MATE desktop after installing Ubuntu? mate-desktop-environment isn't complete

I've installed Ubuntu 15.04, and somewhere I read that I can install 'Mate desktop environment' on top of Ubuntu 15.04, but, this does not look like how I have anticipated, this Mate does not has the ...
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Is there way to transition from Linux Mint with Mate desktop to Ubuntu MATE without re-install?

Brief history: For variety of reasons, I had transitioned back then from Ubuntu desktop with Gnome 2.0 to Ubuntu XFCE (got sick from Gnome 3), then to Cinnamon desktop environment, which somehow ...
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I can't find some packages in trusty! (virtualbox) [duplicate]

Hi folks of Ubuntu community! I've a weird problem with virtualbox in ubuntu trusty (14.04) I have 2 computers (one laptop the other not, but same ubuntu version, and x86_64) and I've realized I had ...
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I was trying to remove Thunderbird but I saw ubuntu-mate-dektop package was also being removed

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on my system. I was trying to remove Thunderbird using sudo apt-get autoremove thunderbird but then noticed that in the list of packages to be removed, there was also ...
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How to keep volume above 100% on other desktop environments?

On Ubuntu in the pulseaudio control panel there is a small check-box that allows the user to increase the max output from 100% to 150% permanently as long as the box is checked. Ubuntu is the only ...
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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 ...