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The problem is caused by composition. Disabling it by going to Windows preferences (Preferences -> Windows) and deselecting Enable software compositing window manager solves the problem.
To fix the login screen: Run the following two commands in an open terminal: echo "[SeatDefaults]" | sudo tee /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf echo "greeter-session=unity-greeter" | sudo tee -a /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf Finally, use this command to make the file executable: sudo chmod +x ...
Please try this command to fully remove the desktop sudo apt-get remove --purge ubuntu-mate-core ubuntu-mate-desktop If you have both GDM and lightDM installed please sudo apt-get remove --purge gdm Then set light dm to default (use the method you said you use before) Based on mchids comment below this, you need to edit edit this file ...
I had this problem once. I belive it was caused by conflicting config files from a not-yet-uninstalled Maté 1.6 and the recently installed Maté 1.8 (the one rule I forgot to follow). The solution, as I recall it (though this was around a year ago), was something along the lines of: sudo apt-get purge mate-* sudo apt-get install mate-core ...
I have the EXACT same video card as you. I use a custom (built by myself) LXDE version based on Ubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly on this video card using the default nouveau driver. I've went one step further and I've installed the proprietary nvidia driver version 304.117 (proprietary, tested). Everything works fine. The catch is that LXDE doesn't use any ...
Since you just installed it today why not just install MATE Ubuntu from scratch? Ubuntu MATE Remix Other non-Unity options: LXDE, XFCE, Gnome, or Cinnamon
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