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Open the dconf Editor in System Tools menu. Go to /org/mate/marco/global-keybindings/panel-main-menu Set Super_L as value Logout & Login again. It's done.


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I think that you missed the < and > symbols. Try this: gconftool-2 --set /apps/metacity/global_keybindings/panel_main_menu --type string "<Super_L>"


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Ubuntu MATE will surely use less resources than just choosing MATE from DE since Ubuntu-Desktop installs many packages with unity and Ubuntu-MATE has very few dependencies. Thus if you just install MATE DE in default Ubuntu, the packages which were installed with unity will be there and some of them maybe running in background, thereby using more resources ...


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This problem could be solved by disabling the Secure Boot option and booting in legacy mode. This answer is written just to give the questioner the possibility of marking the problem as solved. If anybody can and wants to improve this post by adding additional detail, please do it. That's the purpose of a community-wiki answer. @norbertpy: Please accept ...


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I think that is better to make a fresh install of Ubuntu MATE because the normal Ubuntu has so many unnecessary processes running (lightdm among others).


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The module name is found in: sudo lshw -C network Here is a redacted example from my computer: *-network description: Wireless interface product: Centrino Advanced-N 6200 vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0 logical name: wlan0 version: 35 serial: xx:94:6b:99:55:xx ...


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If you booted from and used USB drive as a install medium, install process might end without errors but GRUB might not be installed correctly on the HDD. I've experienced this odd behavior a dozen times from 12.04 onward. Subsequent boot to Live environment and manually installing GRUB fixed this issue for me every time. Also, affected boxes do get correct ...


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They use the same packages and repositories. The difference is in appearance and also some default applications may differ (Totem video player in Ubuntu vs VLC media player in MATE), but you may install or remove them after the system installation . Also note that Ubuntu MATE 14.04 is not officially supported by Canonical yet. Yet it is supported by Ubuntu ...


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Update Well after attempting an exhaustive enumeration of possibilities, I never got the Dropbox icon working reliably in Ubuntu Mate. However, it would consistently work only after a reboot. If I logged into the Ubuntu desktop first, then logged out (no reboot), then logged into Mate. Weird. Suspect something under the hood in the way Dropbox works with ...


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[ 1143.897886] ipw2200: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On: [ 1143.897886] Kill switch must be turned off for wireless networking to work. According to the forum posts you can try reinserting the module for your wireless card sudo rmmod -v ipw2200 && sleep2 && sudo modprobe ipw2200 Also , remove line && /sbin/modprobe -r mac80211 ...



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