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A fork of GNOME 2 that offers a more traditional desktop environment.

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login stuck after removing mate-desktop on ubuntu 20.04

I just installed Ubuntu-mate-Desktop with this command sudo apt install ubuntu-mate-desktop) and removed it with this sudo apt remove -y ubuntu-mate-desktop mate-* ubuntu-mate-* plymouth-theme-...
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Speedup boot of Ubuntu Mate on iMac (late 2012)

I've installed Ubuntu Mate 20.04 on iMac (late 2012). After certain tuning, everything works perfectly, the only annoying point so far is the long booting time, say, before the Mate logo appears. ...
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Customizing tooltips in Ubuntu Mate 20.04

I am using Ubuntu Mate 20.04 How can I customize the appearance (i.e. background, font color... ) of tooltips? Maybe through dconf-editor or command line?
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Ubuntu Mate 20.04 - switched o Wayland UI and unable to restore initial Mate UI configuration

because of my curiosity, I've decided to check Ubuntu on Wayland UI. That was a huge mistake. I've lost: 1) Mate login screen, which looks like in gnome and 2) Notifications became un-clickable and ...
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MATE Indicator Applet 1.24 - How do I change spacing of icons?

Does anyone know how I can modify the spacing between the icons on MATE indicator applet (1.24)? It's spaced a little too far apart for my liking and wish to reduce it. Running on Ubuntu MATE 20.04
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Upgrading to Ubuntu mate 20.04 from 18.04 authentication issue

Following this guide to update to 20.04 https://ubuntu.com/blog/how-to-upgrade-from-ubuntu-18-04-lts-to-20-04-lts-today Specifically Alternative options to upgrade sudo update-manager -c sudo update-...
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Lock One Desktop Icon

On Ubuntu Mate 18.04, how might I lock just one of my desktop icons, so it will not be moved. when I "Organize Desktop by Name.
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I want to get back Gnome environment [duplicate]

I install mate environment with that command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-mate-desktop And now i want to get original back but i try so many different things all over the internet without any result ...
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How to eliminate lightdm/gdm and use startx to fire up MATE on Ubuntu Server 20.04 post shell login?

On Ubuntu Server 20.04 I've found that I'm having some trouble getting plain old startx to work for users after installing MATE desktop. GDM can start up fine as well as LightDM, but when I kill them ...
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mouse glitching and disappearing&reappearing

hi,first question here some days ago i installed Ubuntu mate,and i directly customized it for my needs,but today the started glitching,disappearing,and just freezing sometimes,this happened also on ...
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WiFi worked during install of Ubuntu-MATE 18.04 but not after install

During the install of Ubuntu-MATE 18.04, I got WiFi working and it downloaded all the things it needed to complete the update. After re-booting to the installed disk, I can't get WiFi to work. I go ...
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Remove Windows Network in “Browse Network” on Ubuntu Mate 18.04 LTS

I don't know if this is since I use Ubuntu 18.04 but there is a place Network with Browse Network and Windows Network in it. I did not have samba installed and deleted all configuration files of it in ...
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“Starting Home Folder” in panel for about 10 seconds in Ubuntu Mate 18.04 LTS

If I start my Home folder it will open as expected but there is this "Starting Home Folder" message in the panel for about 10 seconds until it disappears. I did not find any way how to fix that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with MATE – Keyboard and touchpad not responding after suspend

After retrieving computer from suspend, the keyboard and the touchpad don't work. The USB mouse works flawlessly, however. This probably happens randomly, but in last months it has been happening ...
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Ubunutu Mate installed on pendrive doesn't boot, even though it was installed with “something else” option

I wanted a portable device with my programs and and data, so I installed Ubuntu Mate on my pendrive. I follwed this instruction: https://www.fosslinux.com/10212/how-to-install-a-complete-ubuntu-on-a-...
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How to set the Preferred applications on Ubuntu MATE 20.04, for a given user?

On Ubuntu MATE 18.04, I could add and set preferred applications, for a given user, this way: # Create an application entry cat > ~/.local/share/applications/browser.desktop << EOF [Desktop ...
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caja (Mate file manager) plugin for meld?

Does someone is able to convert the caja meld plugin to become compatible with Ubuntu Mate 20.04? That is a very important plugin for me, beside the open as admin ..... An old one is here: http://www....
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'cadence' has no installation candidate in Ubuntu Mate 20.04

I recently updated to Ubuntu MATE 20.04 from 18.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade -d My instance of cadence isnt working any longer. When I try to reinstall cadence I get the following errors. ...
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Ubuntu mate 19.10 do-release upgrade returns “No new release found” while trying to upgrade to 20.04

This is what I get when I try to upgrade mate from 19.10 to 20.04: mae@HP-Compaq-6715b-Ubuntu-MATE:~$ sudo bash [sudo] password for mae: root@HP-Compaq-6715b-Ubuntu-MATE:/home/mae# do-release-...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu Mate 19.10 to 20.04

I am having troubles to upgrade to Ubuntu mate 20.04 from 19.10 I get the following errors: Atingido:1 http://pt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease Atingido:2 http://archive.ubuntu....
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How to install TortoiseHG with integration to Caja on Ubuntu MATE 20.04 LTS?

On previous systems like Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS it was possible. But 20.04 LTS do not have tortoisehg and tortoisehg-caja in the repositories. What to do?
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Inkscape stopped working after mate replaced Ubuntu

I had a pc with Ubuntu on it and it now has Ubuntu mate. This apparently caused changes to my system and when I tried to launch inkscape I got this error: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "...
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Mate 19.10 Incorrect scaling, multiple displays

I've been using Ubuntu Mate 19.10 for at least a half year, and everything was perfect until 1 week ago I updated all packages (apt update && apt upgrade). I suppose that it was some big ...
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Some keyboard shortcuts do not work in Libreoffice

I cannot do ALT + F4 or ALT + P in Libreoffice. When I press ALT + F4 it will instead close the folder that is open in the background. What is the problem?
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How to change theme colors in ubuntu MATE

I remember that 2 weeks ago that I customized my Ubuntu MATE 18.04.4 installation to be darker and also feature a blue color. It's 2 weeks later, I've reinstalled the OS, and I can't figure out how I ...
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Random screensavers on VNC server (resource intense)

I am currently using a VNC server on my desktop (Ubuntu 16.04 Mate DE) at work to work from home (through an intermediate SHH server). However, it has now started to use random screensavers when idle ...
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High iowait causes UI to lag

Sometimes I get a high iowait spike when I do something "heavy" like running a build. During this time the ui will be very sluggish, for example just opening a terminal window will take a couple of ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS , MATE , Pc Freezes , image ultra blurred

This happening after i start my pc and i am opening a few programs at the same time(Firefox,Pidgin and lutris(most of the times i load a game also) . this is a standard opening from my side , but ...
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An “still running” program wont let me shut down inmediately

i am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 with MATE 1.20.1 I tried to install different desktops environments alongside MATE. While installing/uninstalling some desktops environments every time (only in MATE) i ...
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automatic download for ubuntu mate is not starting

by using direct link to download ubuntu mate 64 bit 19.10 the download is not starting automatically there is no other link to do so. Any suggestion to this problem??
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Qubes OS 4.03.3 in KVM QEMU Xen hypervisor 1 problems in Ubuntu 18.04.4 mate 1.20

I installed the libvirt and qemu libraries (support Xen hypervisor type 1), to start the .iso de qubes with KVM, downloaded by default on the official page of Qubes, but, despite having enabled the ...
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Ubuntu mate GNOME freezes on startup

when I start my laptop with Ubuntu Mate 16.04, and after I login.. GNOME always freezes or becomes unresponsive. To fix this, I can restart GNOME with Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then back to my screen with ...
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issue with artifacts appearing on ubuntu in windows title and in mate terminal

I recently starting seeing artifact such as that when using the mate terminal from ubuntu: I also noticed that those started happening on the windows titlebars as well: Anyone knows why that is so ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 restart randomly in live usb

I created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 18.04.4 and booted from live USB. It restarts automatically after some time. I tried with the Ubuntu Mate also for the same version and the same problem with it also....
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Ubiquity install wizard crashes; cannot install ubuntu-MATE 18.04.4

I've tried several times now to install Ubuntu-MATE version 1804.4 from a live USB. Every time I hit "install," nothing happens. A circle spins for a few seconds, then stops. I get an error message ...
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Transparent window borders Ubuntu MATE 18.04

Is there a way in MATE 18.04 to change the window borders to allow alpha transparency? I've tried using the dconf-editor with no luck. Then I tried to change the /usr/share/themes/Ambiant-MATE/...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Mate: Dual heads how to avoid that resolutions change?

I have a laptop connected to a TV. The two displays have different resolutions and I have different images on them. If I close the laptop lid, the resolution changes automatically on the TV! When I ...
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How do I log out of qtile?

I installed and launched qtile in ubuntu(mate) but as I do not know how to use it yet, I want to log out. Unfortunately, my computer is set to log in automatically on startup so I am not given the ...
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I always have troubles using youtube-dl: it never works

It used to give me a lot of some random text but now that I reinstalled it, it doesn't tell me anything at all and still does not work, no matter what distro I use (I used manjaro, ubuntu, now ubuntu ...
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18.04: “md” process on non-RAID laptop

In the MATE Desktop "System Monitor", I can see a process called md. But I'm a little unsure as to whether this actually is the "multiple device" (RAID) driver. First of all, it has an unusual icon. ...
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How can the keyboard backlight be prevented from switching on when a power supply is connected in Ubuntu 18.04 running the MATE desktop environment?

If I have the power supply cable connected to the ThinkPad X390 here with the keyboard backlight switched off and then I disconnect and then reconnect the power cable, the keyboard backlight switches ...
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Mate/Caja doesn't show all video thumbnails…fix?

So I'm using Mate and the file program Caja. Typically this shows thumbnails for my video files and this works great. But...if my videos are large, there is a certain % chance that the thumbnail won'...
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How to write commands with default variables for terminal or default app (Browser, Terminal) so it would work on any Ubuntu or Debian?

How to write commands with default variables for terminal or default app (Browser, Terminal) so it would work on any Ubuntu or Debian? For example Ubuntu mate has mate-terminal How to write commands ...
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Wonderwall app for wallpapers don't change wallpaper

I've read BingWall is a Bing Wallpaper App for Ubuntu (on OMG! Ubuntu!). Then I installed the software bing-wall from a snap: sudo snap install bing-wall Then this app asked me to install the ...
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Low disk space in home directory Ubuntu Mate

After a fresh install of Ubuntu mate my home directory only has 230MB but I have 50GB available. How can I fix this problem ? "Total file system capacity: 65GB (used 16G.1B: available 49.3GB)" - Disk ...
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Boot USB drive to ram

I have made a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu Mate 18.04, using systemback. The OS boots fine from the USB, but even though I have added 'toram' to the boot parameters in both the grub.cfg file and the ...
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How to force CAJA browser to respect umask setting when creating a new folder/file with right click?

In the latest Ubuntu LTS with MATE Desktop, newly created folders and files from the CAJA browser appear always with read permission for all users, no matter what value I assign with umask in /etc/...
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Missing graphics card

Ubuntu Mate 18.04 on a laptop with two graphics cards. The Intel works just fine. but the AMD Radeon HD 8690M is nowhere to be seen. All my searching has suggested with starting by checking additional ...
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MATE terminal - remove color from prompt

I want my terminal prompt to be the same color as text, or black -- I am happy with either. After applying these changes I have restarted my session by one or all of the methods I give below. ...
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Remove clock from top bar in Ubuntu 19.10 Mate

I deactivated the clock in the right top bar in Ubuntu 18.04 Mate and updates few days ago to Ubuntu 19.10. The clock reappears and - for the heck - there ist no option to remove it. Where can I ...

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