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How to install kali-dark theme on MATE-desktop?

While changing the theme from appearance I noticed that there are some question marked themes in there. I clicked the kali-dark and it is saying that kali-dark is not installed, so this theme is not ...
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Gnome/MATE Icon Folders

Is there a way to specify icons for the desktop independently from those for the file manager, panel and menu? Ditto for the aforementioned GUI elements in general. Since icons are not ordered in this ...
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No WiFi Icon on Mate

I was using my Linux machine and one day my WiFi icon disappeared, it was working along time ago so i had no idea why it was not working. I downloaded kde-plasma to use when i connected through ...
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MATE remote desktop not showing anything, only blank desktop background?

Have MATE desktop installed on a CentOS 7 server and accessing via Windows Remote Desktop using xrdp and tiger-vnc using the instructions in this article (adjusted to use MATE, mostly just have ....
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Ubuntu-MATE 18.04 not starting GUI after python3 reinstall

I have Lenovo Thinkpad T-480, with dual boot Ubuntu-MATE 18.04 LTS and Windows 10 using GRUB. Normally I use Ubuntu-MATE for my programming needs and Windows 10 for editing images. Two days ago I ...
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The sound icon on the panel disappears. Linux Mint MATE

I'm using Linux Mint 19.3 MATE. And sometimes the sound icon on the panel is disappearing. This mainly happens when other icons appear on the panel (e.g Skype, Update Manager and other). Please help. ...
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Desktop widget for Ubuntu Mate 18.04

Does Ubuntu Mate 18.04 have a similar sidebar widget or desktop display like this on the right hand side? It's got time, day, date, cpu load, file space, and network activity. It's clean and appears ...
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How do I configure WIFI in ParrotOS?

I have tried creating a wifi connection with advanced network configuration to no avail. I'm have an Intel(R) Wireless-AC 9560 wifi adaptor, upon updating the drivers I have found that I am using up ...
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.cache/fontfonfig directory fills infinitely courtesy mate-settings-daemon

Noob here. I'm running Manjaro Linux with MATE as Desktop Environment. For some weird reason, mate-settings-daemon fills up my .cache/fontconfig directory infinitely. I use fc-cache to generate font ...
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How can I restrict xfce or mate setting read-only for some users (on linux mint)?

We have some PC with accounts that are shared by several users (in this case pupils). I'd like to restrict the things they can configure on the desktop environment. E.g. they should not be able to ...
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How can I get rid of the taskbar tooltips in mate?

As in the pictures, I get the annoying tooltips in taskbar. The DE is mate. How can I config mate not to show them? tooltip1 tooltip2
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Screen Distortion

After installing Debian 10 with MATE (non-free) iso I encountered screen distortion that made the installation unusable. That was about a month ago. A couple of days ago I tried to install MATE again, ...
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sys/io.h missing under Ubuntu 18.04 ARM64

I'm trying to compile a software which builds smoothly with Ubuntu AMD64. On my Ubuntu Mate/RasPi it fails with an unknown header file sys/io.h I already installed linux-headers, glibc-dev and libc6-...
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KDE won't start for one user account on Fedora 25

I am running Fedora 25 with stock KDE desktop. I was toying around with Mate, and now, for some reason or other, I am unable to login to one specific account. I have two accounts, user1 and user2. ...
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How to remove the three dot move grabber from Notification area in MATE

I have a fresh install of Manjaro using MATE, and I can't for the life of me find out how to remove these dots that show up on the Window List and Notification Area panel applets. I've installed MATE ...
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Linux (Ideally Mint/MATE): How Can I Avoid Moving Several Chrome Windows to Different Workspaces When Chrome Restarts

Chrome has a nifty feature where it saves all of your open windows. When you close Chrome (either on purpose, or because your house's electrical system is terrible and your wife tried to make tea and ...
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Xresources not loaded under MATE desktop

I have colours set for my urxvt terminal in my .Xresources. I know this file works because manually running xrdb ~/.Xresources produces the expected result. I have tried putting xrdb -merge ~/....
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Linux Mint: Updated My Nvidia Drivers, My Second Monitor and nvidia-settings Stopped Working

I have a laptop running Linux Mint MATE, with two monitors connected to it, one via a USB hub and one directly. My graphics card can only handle two monitors at a time, but up until now that was fine:...
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xfreerdp disable own decoration

I need disable decoration window xfreerdp(started via keys): xfreerdp /v:192.168.132.11 /t:NAME-window +compression +clipboard -themes -wallpaper -bitmap-cache -offscreen-cache /kbd:0x419 /size:...
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Ctrl+Alt+Shift shortcuts not working on Linux Mint 19

I migrated from Mint 17.3 MATE to Mint 19 MATE and my Ctrl+Alt+Shift keyboard shortcuts stopped working. If I try to enter a Ctrl+Alt+Shift shortcut in mate-keybinding-properties, the Alt doesn't ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors in Linux

First my problem, today I have two 1280x1024 / 5:4 displays, I'am planning to replace them with a widescreen monitor, aiming at 2560x1080 at this moment. I'm running MATE desktop environment, all is ...
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How is my selected theme communicated to gtk?

Related to Where is Gtk+ default theme saved I'm using Mate desktop. I see that my Appearance settings are saved in gsettings: $ gsettings get org.mate.interface gtk-theme 'TraditionalOk' $ ...
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Mate Panel Completely Gone

I installed MATE on my Antergos Desktop and right clicked on the panel → reset panel. Since then it has disappeared completely. I have tried pretty much every mate-panel command combinations such as ...
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How Do I Stop MATE From Switching Windows When I Middle-Click the Title Bar?

When I middle-click a tab in Chrome it closes it, which is handy. However, if I try to middle-click a tab in Chrome and miss by 1 pixel, I wind up middle-clicking on the title bar, which for some ...
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How Can I Change the Binding of my Keyboard Volume Dial (Linux Mint, MATE) so That I Can Raise the Volume Above 100%?

My keyboard has a volume dial on it, and by default that dial triggers an "Audio raise volume" action (that's what the shortcut is called in the Keyboard Shortcuts dialog) when I turn it up. However, ...
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Cinnamon Hotkeys for Favorites

I am coming from Gnome and trying Cinnamon. I can't see a way to bind Super+0-9 hotkeys to the "Launch Favorites" panel. Is this possible in Cinnamon, or Mate? I cannot determine where (if any) ...
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mate-terminal colour scheme partially broken after stretch upgrade

I upgraded a system from jessie to stretch the "Dark Yellow" colour from the palette does not appear to be used in Vim (either the new Vim in stretch or a different vim on a remote host). Instead of ...
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Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu Mate: Kernel Panic not syncing - init_resize.sh

Despite Google I found no solution to my problem. During booting a Kernel panic happens. Raspberry Pi: Model B SD Card: SanDisk Extreme 8GB and Transcend SD HC 16GB OS: Ubuntu Mate 16.04.2 (Xenial) ...
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LibreOffice freezes after clicking “Tools-Options-LibreOffice-View”

Linux Mint, MATE. I decided to re-install LibreOffice (it was installed with Linux) because I wanted to update its version. I installed it via apt-get. After it Libreoffice starts to hang after ...
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How to disable workspace switching keys (ctrl-alt-arrow) in Mate / Macro

In MATE (at least as shipped with Ubuntu 17.04), by default, Ctrl-Alt-{Left/Right/Up/Down} switches workspaces. Thus this shortcut is unavailable in applications. In the "Keyboard Shortcuts" (mate-...
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Laptop APM level gets reset when coming out of Suspend

While investigating why my hard drive load cycle count was increasing, I observed my APM level gets reset each time I come out of Suspend on my Debian Jessie laptop running MATE: $ sudo smartctl --...
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How does Caja file manager store the emblems I have attached to files?

I'm preparing a complete re-install (from Mint MATE to Ubuntu MATE), and am trying to capture as much as possible of my current setup. One thing I haven't been able to find via Google is, how can I ...
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Copy/Paste doesn't work in Xrdp (ubuntu host, windows client)

Copy/Paste doesn't work for me on my remote desktop session from windows to ubuntu. I tried this on Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity (xrdp version 0.5.0), and ubuntu 15.10 with mate (xrdp version 0.6.1), I'm ...
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Counting paste events with xclip

xclip is a command line interface to the X clipboard. When I was trying to set up a security function with this tool, I observed some effects I don't understand. What I did is I piping strings into ...
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“Waiting for server response” on OpenVPN

I created a VPN with OpenVPN on my Rapsberry Pi 3 (Ubuntu Mate) with this tutorial : http://readwrite.com/2014/04/10/raspberry-pi-vpn-tutorial-server-secure-web-browsing . But when I try to connect my ...
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How can I reboot Linux without actually rebooting?

My computer has an issue where it starts freezing on and off and whatever program is active pegs the CPU. I have to reboot to fix it, restarting the program e.g. Firefox doesn't work. Is there a way ...
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How to hide menu items in dconf for all users?

I use CentOS 7 with "Mate desktop" and I want to hide some menu items for all users (existing and new). For example, standard item "System -> Preferences -> Hardware". And second question: there is a ...
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What rights / roles required to mount and shutdown

I have a debian with a MATE desktop. Since my last update I can't shutdown the computer from the gui anymore (I need to open a shell, become root and issue shutdown then) Same goes for mounting ...
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Low priority keyboard shortcuts

I have some keyboard shortcuts set to F11 and F12. Some applications have their own unchangeable shortcuts for the same keys. Is there a way to set my shortcuts to have lower priority? In such a way,...
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LXDE: Desktop Folders Not Opening With Custom File Manager

I am currently using LXDE as my desktop environment, but for my file manager, I much prefer Caja because it handles things more to my preference. So, while pcmanfm is managing my desktop, Caja is ...
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Enforce screen break automatically every hour

I am using Ubunte Mate 16.04. I would like to know if it is possible to lock the screen every hour automatically? I does not matter if the computer is idle or not. After working for an hour a screen ...
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Is there a way to autosize an empty element so clock is always on the right in Mate Desktop?

I have a debian with MATE desktop in a Virtual Machine. When powering up, the upper and lower bar are messed up. I have the window list on the lower bar on the right, and the clock on the upper bar ...
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How to run a Bash script when using a graphical desktop login

I am running the MATE desktop on Arch Linux, and I have a bash script that I run which: Configures MATE to work with multiple monitors Connects the PC to the internet Changes my mouse speed I have ...
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How do I switch desktop enviroments with out logging out?

I have recently had an issue with Cinnamon and am using Mate. What I want to know is, is there a way to switch back and forth between gui environments with out logging out? This is a Linux mint ...
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How to change from GNOME to MATE

I just installed Debian Testing (Stretch) on my computer, choosing both GNOME and MATE as possible desktop environments during the installation process. The thing is that GNOME shows up by default and ...
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Gnome/Mate programs keep copies of seen pictures - when are those deleted?

Mate's file manager Caja stores copies of almost every picture file shown to the user (preview thumbnails) in the user's home directory. So does Gnome's image viewer "Eye of Gnome" (eog) for every ...
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Lagging keyboard; missing keystrokes

I'm on Mint 17.3 on Toshiba Satellite L500, and all of a sudden (possibly following an update), my keyboard started to act really quirky. Some keystrokes are received with a lag, some are not, and ...
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Linux-mint MATE installation failure

Question Looking for guidance on next steps from the current situation. Read on... Issue #1 Getting error when installing Linux Mint MATE. No number/code is provided. It simply says that it was ...
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MATE: how to increase window resizing area

I use MATE on CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 15.04 and with both I have trouble resizing windows. It seems like I have to click on a 1px size line to change and that's a bit difficult with touchpad sometimes. ...
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Can't set keyboard repeat rate or delay using GUI in ubuntu mate 15.04

Usually one is able to set the keyboard repeat rate using the Control Panel GUI on Ubuntu distributions (certainly in Ubuntu Mate one can do this) however this no longer appears to be working. (...