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You can use stock Gnome in Ubuntu. You can install it from the command line: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop But, I think it may be an older version. Mate is the development continuation of Gnome 2. Installing Ubuntu Mate then Gnome will result in the same Gnome being installed as installing stock Ubuntu then Gnome.


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The following will set a static ip that network manager will respect. I have copied this from personal ubuntu 14.04 ltsp install instructions so you may not need some of it. I tried to modify the addresses based off your information in the linked questions. I substituted the local nameserver IP addresses with Google's. Modify as needed. I also set an ...


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Okay, redownloaded and remade the usb using ubuntu startup disk creator rather than unetbootin and all works now.


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I am getting the same issue : 'Connection activation failed. (32) Not authorized to control networking. Also says, that cannot mount usb. Not authorized. I had just updated Ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10. The suggested solutions did not help. Please answer.


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In /etc/sudoers file add a line: %sudo ALL= NOPASSWD: /sbin/shutdown To edit /etc/sudoers file, run visudo command.


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The easiest way for this without using sudo everytime is giving shutdown command special permissions, so that if the user runs shutdown it will run with root permissions for this do sudo chmod u+s /sbin/shutdown now the shutdown command won't need root everytime you issue the command and if you wan't to revert it you can always do sudo chmod u-s ...


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Got a working DSL connection like this: sudo pppoeconf in terminal. It asks several questions for configuration, and then it is possible to connect by typing pon dsl-provider and disconnect with poff dsl-provider Made two buttons on the panel with these commands for convenience, not to open terminal every time, and Mate also has a network ...


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I actually just installed the MATE Desktop Environment, and it works fine if Unity is already installed. You onviously can't use them at the same time, but they can both be installed.


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If you want lightdm you just have to install it: sudo apt-get install lightdm. During the install, you'll be asked to select your default display manager. Select lightdm. If lightdm is already installed, run sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm.


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You may be able to do this by configuring logind.conf - this will also override any of your user's power settings, and will work whether you are logged in or not (system-wide). You can configure it via running: sudo nano /etc/systemd/logind.conf You should like something like this: Change the below lines to this: HandleLidSwitch=lock ...


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Try uninstalling the MATE Desktop environment. Run sudo apt-get remove --purge mate-* to remove MATE. Run sudo apt-get autoremove. If something comes up, asking about your default login manager, choose gdm.


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Your question is a bit unclear. I understand that you are missing the menu-row with options such as "File", "Edit", "View", and so on, in Firefox. This menu-bar is hidden by default in Firefox. To show it permanently, press alt. Click on "View", and then go down to "Toolbars". Make sure there is a tick (✔) next to "Menu Bar".


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I feel silly for the question now, but I figured out the problem. It was the web browser whose menu would come up, and I simply conflated it to all windows. To fix this problem, I went to the view->toolbars->menu bar and selected it. Now it doesn't give me grief.



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