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Ok, been using Gnome in 18.04, but I wanted some of that good old Unity again. So, I installed Mate-desktop. It works ok until it does not work. Sometimes when I log in, and especially after I log out and log back in I get double everything - two indicators, two menus, and two brisk-menus and two trash bins. enter image description here It is a terrible experience. How can this be prevented? I very much would like to use Mate.

Thanks!

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Consider to reset panel settings with

  1. To be completely sure reset permissions on all dot-folders with

    sudo chown -R $USER:$USER ~/.[a-zA-Z]*
    
  2. Open MATE Terminal and reset MATE Panel settings with dconf by

    dconf reset -f /org/mate/panel/
    
  3. Open MATE Tweak (mate-tweak) again and select Mutiny layout.

  4. Relaunch MATE Panel with

    killall mate-panel 
    mate-panel --replace &
    

    or logout and login again.


Notes:
1. I tested this method on clean installation of Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1 LTS.
2. You can remove GNOME-related stuff as mentioned in my other answer but it is dangerous.

  • Did not work :( – Dustin Dec 15 '18 at 20:31
  • I can't reproduce your problem. Try to repeat listed actions until success. – N0rbert Dec 15 '18 at 20:50

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