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There are two settings you can work with: System Settings -> Brightness & Lock -> Turn screen off when inactive for System Settings -> Power -> Suspend when inactive for The first will signal the display to turn itself off, the second will put the computer into a sleep state. I'm assuming you're referring to the first behavior. That being said, ...
You can try TopMenu, a global menu bar applet for MATE 1.8+. You can find precompiled packages and instructions in Web Upd8 article.
The problem was that I removed the notification area. This includes the volume indicator, the network applet and the battery status. The solution is simple: Add the notification area to your panel. You do so by right-clicking on the panel, "Add to Panel..." and choosing Notification Area: This gives you the network manager applet (nm-applet), the sound / ...
first ensure you have installed compiz: sudo apt-get install compiz compiz-plugins compizconfig-settings-manager open compiz settings manager by typing ccsm in the terminal, or just find it in the dash. Under EFFECTS, enable Window Decorations. This is where I got stuck for 2 months. In most distros, this is all you have to do, but there is another step ...
Dconf editor: org -> mate -> marco -> general Untick side-by-side-tiling Thanks to Rinzwind for pointing me in the right direction -- a resource that never surfaced in my googling. Found the answer here: http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=3266&p=9964&hilit=window+maximize#p9964
If you are currently using nautilus, Then try removing and installing Nautilus file manager again ! Follow this code : sudo apt-get rm nautilus (In a terminal) And press enter Then type this code : sudo apt-get install nautilus type this and press enter... Then try updating the Repositories ! use this code : sudo apt-get update Press enter !! Hope this ...
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