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Questions tagged [ubuntu-mate]

an official Ubuntu flavor using MATE Desktop

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Ubuntu Mate - Not enough space in /boot to update

I am running Ubuntu MATE on a Raspberry Pi. It is a pretty fresh install from Ubuntu MATE. I tried to run sudo do-release-upgrade but received the following message: Not enough free disk space ...
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Laptop refuses to boot from USB when SSD is connected through SATA

My asus laptop is refusing to boot anything from USB as long as a drive is connected to the SATA port on the motherboard.I can boot any USB sticks just fine with no drive connected. This is ...
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How to show correct ip in applet menu bar with indicator-ip?

I'm on ubuntu-mate 18.04 I use a vpn and indicator-ip applet shows good ip when start and stop vpn. But when i get tor in whole system, applet allays shows vpn address. when i use indicator-ip -i ...
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Something keeps overwriting my apt-daily.timer

I have a customized apt-daily.service.It delays apt-daily.service until after computer is booted. Something keeps overwriting it and am tired of it. I even made it immutable. I thought nothing but a ...
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Dual Boot (Windows 10 and Ubuntu Mate) boots to Grub command line

So, for the record, I'm new to using Ubuntu/Linux. I'm slowly getting acquainted with everything, but I'd love it if you guys could help me out with an issue I'm having. I have a laptop with two hard ...
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Icon for gnome system moniter does not scale in 18.04 Mate

This is really a bug report but if someone knows a workaround it would be great. All other icons scale to the size of the panel when I move them there except for the icon for the Gnome System Monitor, ...
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Dynamic Panel Transparency on Ubuntu-MATE

Just as title says, i have to admit i'm quite new to scripts and their use but, i found a script that claims to do the same thing that the popular extension does on gnome and turn the top panel full ...
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qemu-system-arm: -M raspi2 can't support USB input

I have a problem launching Ubuntu Mate startup in qemu-arm. Here we have qemu-3.0.0 with libusb. I installed it with $ ./configure $ make install $ cd arm-sofmmu Here is the qemu command line input: ...
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How to install Latex in Ubuntu Mate

I am trying to install Latex in Ubuntu mate. I tried with the command: sudo apt-get install texmaker sudo apt-get install texlive full But after the second command it is showing that it is Unable to ...
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Calculator opens every time I do a left click

I use Ubuntu Mate 18.04. Every time I do a left-click on my mouse mate-calculator starts up. I did nothing and how can I prevent this ? Here is what happens to me. I use Compiz if this matters EDIT: ...
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mate-terminal: trigger profile on command

When I start an ssh session I want some constant on screen signal, such as a color change, that reminds me that this session is not local. I keep a lot of terminals open and I too often don't notice ...
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Flickering horizontal line while scrolling

I have got a really weird problem. When I scroll a web page, look through images really fast with right arrow held or render something with OpenGL on high fps, I have got this flickering horizontal ...
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I am unable to open Ubuntu Software & Updates, Sofware Updater and Software Boutique

I am using Ubuntu MATE. I am trying to open Ubuntu Software & Updates and Software Updater. So, I clicked on Control Center and I am clicking on Software & Updates and Software Updater. But ...
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Ubuntu Mate 18.10 screen tearing

I have a problem with screen tearing on Ubuntu Mate 18.10. The screen tearing happens in all browsers (scrolling, YT, Netflix, HBO Go) and video players like SMplayer, VLC, Kodi.... And also across ...
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Mate - change background of login page after suspend

I have ubuntu Mate 16.04 on my laptop. I am trying to change the background page of the screen that appears after the laptop has been closed. I changed the bg of the login page (when I power) by: /...
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Ubuntu mate cupertino layout does not work

I have been using cupertino layout for some time,but after changing and switching to some new themes the layout changed and now i don't have the traditional mac os top panel layout like i used to have....
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How to upgrade a “minimal” install of 18.04 to a “minimal” install of 18.10?

I came across an interesting reddit post titled "How do I update while maintaining a minimal desktop?". The poster ran sudo do-release-upgrade on a Kubuntu 18.04 system which was created using the ...
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How to install Kbackup?

I have 18.04 Ubuntu with Mate. I looked at Top 15 Open Source Backup Software for Linux page on Internet and found, that Kbackup fits my needs: it's a tool with tree inspector with checkbox (gnome ...
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Why does Brisk start programs without some of my user's permissions?

I'm having a bit of trouble with the Brisk menu. When I start a terminal program(I use cutecom) from the menu and try to open a serial port, it says I do not have the required permissions to do so. ...
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Does Ubuntu Mate 18.04 Have an option for “scroll inactive windows when i hover over them”?

i'm totally new to linux and this will be my first ever linux distro, i'm wondering if ubuntu mate has this option because it's a deal breaker for me.. i apologize if the question is dumb i'm just ...
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How can I change sleep timeout when on AC on Ubuntu MATE?

I used dconf editor to change my sleep timeout to 300 seconds when on AC, but the change doesn't seem to be effective. I'm using ubuntu MATE 18.04 Is the sleep timeout not configurable?
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Ubuntu logging out everytime I enter a folder from the GUI

After I solved this problem with the answer there, another problem is present on Ubuntu Mate running on Odroid. Every time I try to open any folder (the ones I just created or home folder), Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu mate, dual monitor, one screen is black

I'm running ubuntu Mate, And I have a problem, where one of my monitors are black. I can still move windows too it, and I can see it in the workspace area (lower left corner): The upper left area is ...
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Crontab is not running

I can not figure why this is not running. I used crontab -e for it's creation. It is owned by me, but the directory it is in is owned by root. It is located in /var/spool/ There are no cron ...
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What is the alt+shift+drag shortcut and where can I disable it?

I have discovered that the alt+shift+drag shortcut in VS code does not work, and instead moves my window. I have tried in other apps too, and they move the same way, but I didn't find where I can ...
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Ubuntu-Mate doesn't show YouTube comments [closed]

Can't see comments neither with Chrome nor with Firefox.
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Ubuntu 18.04 lags and hangs even with powerful hardware

I've got Core i5 3.30GHz / 10GB RAM / AMD Radeon RX 460 graphics card hardware that lags like mad, but it only lags with Ubuntu 18.04. I installed the vendor drivers from AMD, but it didn't help. ...
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How to install libtopmenu-gtk modules

I have a C++ program that uses SDL library. The program is working fine on OSX but not on Ubuntu Mate 18.04 bionic running on odroid. The error is something like no topmenu-gtk-module cannot be found....
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Ubuntu keeps asking for log in on Odroid although can login as root

I have Ubuntu Mate on odroid. After updating I modified from Software & Updates to keep upgrading from Xenial repository. After that the login window keeps showing at startup even though I insert ...
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Download aborted when computer went to sleep

I was downloading a large file in my browser when my computer went to sleep. The download was lost. Any way to prevent that?
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skypeforlinux Ubuntu package says File has unexpected size (2471 != 2457). Mirror sync in Progress? [closed]

When I am running apt get update in Ubuntu mate 18.04 the following things happens Err:10 https://repo.skype.com/deb stable/main amd64 Packages File has unexpected size (2248 != ...
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HP shut down problem

So I recently installed Ubuntu for the first time (been a windows user my entire life) and I am facing the biggest problems! I am using a HP laptop ProBook 4530s, and installed both Ubuntu 18 and now ...
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How to reset mouse acceleration/sensitivity to default on Ubuntu Mate 18.04?

How to reset mouse acceleration/sensitivity to the defaults on Ubuntu Mate 18.04?
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Installing Nvidia-396 on Ubuntu Mate laptop

So, I have a problem with using the Nvidia-396 driver in Ubuntu Mate 18.04. I have a brand new HP Pavilion Power 15-CB084NO laptop with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 graphics card, and I'm trying to use ...
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Ubuntu mate raspberry pi SD card issue

I am attempting to install ubuntu mate 16:04 on an SD card for use on a Raspberry pi 3. Working on a mac, I have use Etcher to write the img (ubuntu-mate-16.04.2-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi.img), to ...
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Thunderbird distorts some messages

Thunderbird is displaying some messages in a distorted view. The only ones that are distorted are spam. And when I try to select those as spam, nothing happens.
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Notification area crashes on launch - Ubuntu Mate 18.04.1 [closed]

on Ubuntu Mate, the notification area crashes on launch. I am given the option to relaunch, which I do and then it's fine. Any ideas? Many thanks, David
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18.04 MATE Workspace names hiding window icons

I am experimenting with having a large number of workspaces (9). I tend to create a number of different views on a project so it is useful to separate these views into workspaces -- as well as keeping ...
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How to find cause of zombie process?

I have a zombie process that I am trying to investigate. When a process dies on Linux, it isn’t all removed from memory immediately — its process descriptor stays in memory (the process descriptor ...
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Inconsistent touch behavior in UIs

I have installed lots of ubuntu flavors on my new Surface Go, but I've seen some strange behaviors while trying to use the touch as mouse replacement. 1st, in ubuntu-mate and xubuntu, menus from ...
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Sound icon missing in 18.04

Using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS MATE. The sound icon in the top panel has suddenly disappeared. Installed another user account and the icon shows in that account. Tried several solutions here on AskUbuntu, ...
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Bash script help substitution

Is there a way so I don't have to manually change maxruntime? So that --timeout "time" = maxruntime SCRIPTS="/home/andy/bin/CPU_Stress_Test.txt" command="/usr/bin/stress --cpu 8 --io 4 --vm 2 --vm-...
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Ubuntu Mate GPU configuration find

I am using Ubuntu Mate. I am able to see the cpu configuration of my machine. I want to know that how could I see the GPU configuration of my machine?
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Deletion of override.conf

I put this in /etc/systemd/system/apt-daily.timer.d/override.conf. It speeds up the bootup time of my computer. [Timer] OnBootSec=15min OnUnitActiveSec=1d AccuracySec=1h RandomizedDelaySec=30min ...
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How do I dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 8.1?

I'm quite new to Ubuntu. However I really like it for its simplicity, usefulness and all that. I use Ubuntu on Virtualbox, but i'm sick of it stealing half my laptop resources, making both the VM and ...
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Windows 95 snap

I am trying to determine uses for this. https://forum.snapcraft.io/t/windows95-snap/7059 For example I used mspaint and saved a file. But I can not access the saved .bmp outside of the program.
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Cannot move VirtualBox window

I have a weired sympton with a fresh Windos 10 guest OS under VirtualBox 5.1.28 under Ubutunu-MATE 16.04: I can't move the window at all, when [x] Auto Capture Keyboard is on. Neither dragging the ...
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Get notification or message when script is run

I would like to get some kind of notification when a script has been executed. I know how to get an email sent, but I something different. This works, unless it occurs when I am not at my computer. ...
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inkscape doesnt render durring stroke

I am trying to use the calligraphy brush in inkscape, but it doesn't render what I a have already drawn, until I stop drawing. This means I cannot see what I have drawn, while drawing, which makes it ...
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Cannot type in Synapse on Ubuntu Mate 18.04 (similar problem with Tilda)

I have used Ubuntu Mate 16.04 for some time now and both Synapse and Tilda have worked well. I have now recently installed Ubuntu Mate 18.04 and I'm having some problems with both programs. Synapse ...