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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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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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More than 12 custom key bindings in Ubuntu Mate

Using gsettings or dconf-editor, one may set 12 general purpose keys to arbitrary commands in Ubuntu Mate 14 (in the schema org.mate.Marco.global-keybindings, keys run-command-1 through ...
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How do you install mate 1.10 from source?

I have been trying to install mate 1.10. For several days. The ppa(s) give me 404 errors, and just don't work. the source packages give me an intertwined mess of dependency errors, missing m4 macros, ...
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Setting Compose Key

I'm not sure that asking the question in the right place.. How to set up Compose Key on Ubuntu Mate 15.04? I tried System -> Preferences -> Other -> Keyboard Shortcut. But I can't find anything ...
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exspected new version alert did not appear on release date

I have run 15.04 from beta one +2. Now that the release date of 23rd April has come and gone, I tried sudo apt-get update and upgrade. I suspect the Vivid repositories in update manager need to ...
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Cannot add any keyboard layout in MATE Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 14.04

When I log in Unity or MATE by sitting down behind the display I can change keyboards. However if I connect to my work PC via xrdp and use MATE version is 1.8.1 I cannot. I need to use keyboard ...
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Hack Battery Preference for Gnome 2 MATE on Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 on my 32-bit computer. However, I missed the Gnome Desktop Environment so I installed MATE 2. I have encountered a problem with the battery preferences. I don't want to put ...
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Save openVPN password using network manager

I'm using network manager on Ubuntu 12.04, with Mate as a desktop. The network manager is used to connect to the openVPN server. Each time I click to connect to the openVPN server, I'm required to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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External monitor not going to sleep (MATE 15.04)

System : Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Machine : Toshiba Radius P55W-C5200 External monitor : Lenovo 23" IPS LED HD uname -a 3.19.0-25-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 24 21:16:27 UTC 2015 i686 i686 i686 ...
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Ubuntu Mate (raspberry) upgrade kernel Version

I have the latest Ubuntu-MATE image on my raspberry. I configured rpi-update from github but it is not upgrading kernel version although it says that it has upgraded it. However the latest kernel ...
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How To Snap Align Desktop Icons On Ubuntu MATE

Essentially what I want is how Windows does it: 1) Icons are the same size. 2) There is a snap-to-grid alignment. A certain number of icons go up and down and left to right on the desktop. I know ...
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How do I stop Chrome hijacking link intent?

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 15.04 and ever since I installed Google Chrome it's hijacked every clickable link. Firefox is set as my default browser but links from apps are opening in Chrome. Default was ...
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Laptop with Ubuntu Mate 15.04 screen dimming after 10 seconds

I watch movies on Youtube, Popcorn or XBMC and after 10 seconds when I have my laptop disconnected from power the screen dims. I know that there is an option in dconf-editor for longer timeout but ...
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Skype crashing on Ubuntu mate 14.04

Sometimes Skype silently crashes. When I open the windows, they are just grey. I have to close them with xkill, and can't reopen Skype. When I try, I just get the clicking sound and see some ...
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Ubuntu Mate LTS 14.04 boot menu will not load OS

I am running ubuntu Mate 14.04 Lts and just recently I have not been able to boot with the grub boot manager. When I hit enter to load ubuntu, my screen freezes at the boot menu. I am able to login by ...
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Mate desktop weird red icons in top right corner, how to remove/fix?

I installed recently ubuntu-mate-desktop on 14.04 and I have those weird red icons in top right corner that do nothing and I don't know how to remove them. Anyone knows what that is?
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How do I make guake appear on monitor currently in use or only primary monitor?

Guake keeps showing up on my tv which is my secondary monitor. I am using Ubuntu Mate 14.10. How can I fix this issue?
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MATE Authentication

I am running mate 1.8 on armv7 pc linaro. The pc is headless so I'm connecting to it with tightvnc. I manually installed the ubuntu-software-center to try it out. Whenever I try to install something ...
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Black and white screen after “successful” LightDM login screen rotation in Ubuntu Mate 14.04

I have rotated LightDM login screen as suggested by Stephen and got black and white greeter (see photo). Sometimes the problem disappears after login, but occasionally it remains on session. I am ...
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Adjust window resize sensitivity

(Sorry for bad title) I'm using Mate and I have this problem when if I want to resize a window, the mouse icon doesn't switch to "resize mode" unless I am literally on the border of the window. I ...
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MATE - Missing Suspend and Hibernate buttons, pressing power button shutdowns system immediately

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.5 with all updates and with MATE 1.8.1 from PPA. With recent update I can't suspend or hibernate from mate-power-manager. If I press the power button the system shutdowns ...
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vino-server doesn't start automatically

*Sorry for my terrible English **Ubuntu Mate 1.8.1** **Linux operator 3.16.0-28-generic #38-Ubuntu SMP Fri Dec 12 17:37:40 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux** How to make vino-server starting ...
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Blue Selection line appears in screenshots after installing MATE

So, I have Xubuntu installed with the default screenshotting program. Which is generically called "Take Screenshot". When selecting the "Selected Area" method MATE seems to have a different ...
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keyboard shortcuts don't work with MATE

I'm on a Ubuntu 13.04 machine with MATE 1.7 installed. I'm trying to open the keyboard shortcuts menu, but nothing happens. Anyway, I can reach it through: system option -> keyboard -> ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?