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apport and apport-gtk are both marked as dependencies by ubuntu-mate-desktop. If you remove one of the former, the later will also be removed. ubuntu-mate-desktop is a meta-package, enclosing the set of packages that make up the Mate DE. apport and apport-gtk are part of this set, meaning they are deemed core components of this DE. If you remove one of then ...


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Setting the dconf key org.mate.session.required-component.panel to the empty string also works. You can probably do this using a dconf command like: dconf write /org/mate/session/required-components/panel "''" Edit: Oh, I did not see the part one of the two. Sorry. I hope it might help other people though.


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I had the same problem and VLC wouldn't play videos from a smb mount. To solve this I installed gvfs-fuse - which was not installed by default. sudo apt-get install gvfs-fuse /run/user/1000/gvfs will contain your samba mounts after you install gvfs-fuse. You will need to reboot after installing. I added a bug report here: ...


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I think it because of new kernel is coming with updates and some nvidia kernel modules are missing. Try to reconfigure nvidia driver after update, for example sudo dpkg-reconfigure nvidia-346 Where "nvidia-346" name of driver package. If it not help just try to reinstall your current driver via "sudo dpkg -i nvidia-346.deb" (from folder with driver ...


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You can have multiple DE's at the same time, and you will be able to choose one of them when you boot Ubuntu. To do this, run the following commands in a terminal emulator (Ctrl+Alt+T): sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/trusty-mate sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install ...


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What is MATE DE? quoting from the MATE Wikipedia article MATE is a desktop environment forked from the now-unmaintained code base of GNOME 2. It is named after the South American plant Yerba mate and tea made from the herb, mate. The use of a new name, instead of GNOME, avoids conflicts with GNOME 3 components. But what is a Desktop ...


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MATE DE (Desktop Environment) is a piece of software separate from Ubuntu, originally a fork of the older GNOME 2.x DE. Ubuntu MATE, on the other hand, is (from the official page) "A community developed Ubuntu based operating system that beautifully integrates the MATE desktop." Basically, MATE is the DE - it provides the GUI functionality. Ubuntu MATE, ...


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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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