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How to prevent simultaneous left and right clicks from closing windows?

I use Debian Buster with MATE 1.20.4. Sometimes I accidentally click a button on the taskbar with both the left and right buttons on my mouse, and this causes the corresponding window to be closed. I ...
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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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My taskbar and notification bar have dissappeared

I'm using Parrot OS with the MATE desktop environment. I can access the terminal, right click (can do things like create folders, docs, and change desktop background through this) but that's it. I ...
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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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VS Code scrolls sluggishly under MATE… but not Cinnamon. (virtualbox)

I am setting up a new virtual machine as a dev environment for a project I'm working on. I'm using VS Code for the IDE, Linux Mint 19 for the OS, and Virtualbox 5.2.16 under Windows 10 for the ...
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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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Command to toggle MATE Panel applications menu

Recently I have installed MATE, but to support some theme I had to change the window manager to xfwm4. Now the problem is panel specific keyboard shortcuts like applications menu and run dialogue (...
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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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NetworkManager applet does not detect networks

I am currently using Ubuntu Mate 16.04. When the system starts up the NetworkManager applet does not display any wireless networks. The only "solution" I currently know is to issue sudo iwlist scan ...
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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. (...
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Prevent custom command to run at terminal startup

I am on Debian Jessie with Mate (v1.8.1) desktop environment. I have installed byobu and wanted to launch it every time I open a terminal so I went into the profile preferences, checked Run a custom ...
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Mate screenshot area works in terminal, but not in hotkey

When I type mate-screenshot -a into my terminal, I'm given crosshairs and everything is dandy. However, my declared keyboard shortcut with command mate-screenshot -a just takes a screenshot of the ...
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How Can I export/source/. from mate -e?

I'm trying to write a simple script that starts a terminal and runs the command workon foo. In other words, I just want to do: mate-terminal -e workon foo However, that doesn't work because the ...
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Cairo-Dock: is it possible to ungroup windows?

Very simple question: how to I ungroup similar windows in Cairo-Dock? I wanted to have my Pidgin contacts list separate from my chat window, so I can open each of them through one interaction only - ...
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How do I set the session language in MATE on Debian?

I'm using the default install from the Debian-8-MATE live DVD. In lightdm there is a selection for the language, but my user session never changes the language (system language should stay as it is). ...
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In Linux Mate, how do you adjust the position of the separators / dividers on the panel?

In the Mate GUI (Linux Mint), my icons by the time are only given half the space of the entire panel / task bar. It really looks like that division of the panel is meant to be much smaller. Obviously,...
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Linux Mint MATE Caja “Share Folder…” menu entry missing

I have two Linux Mint 16 MATE boxes connected. One has the "Share Folder..." right-click menu item in Caja, and the other does not. How do I get it? Later: After installing caja-share, the menu item ...
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Linux Ubuntu MATE 14.04.1 Connection Issues

I recently dual-booted Ubuntu MATE (14.04.1) alongside regular Ubuntu (14.04.1). Regular Ubuntu was able to connect to the Internet. Ubuntu MATE is having issues. It seems that the Wi-Fi is not on, at ...
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TeamViewer doesn't catch Alt+Tab in Linux Mint (Mate)

When I run Teamviewer on Windows, when I press Alt+Tab, TeamViewer catches it and sends it to the remote OS, which then switches its windows. But when I'm running Teamviewer on Linux Mint (Mate) and ...
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MATE 1.8.0: how to set Ctrl+Escape shortcut for main menu

I used to use Linux Mint 13 MATE for some time, it has MATE 1.2.0, in which I can set Ctrl+Esc shortcut for opening main menu by right-click on the Menu button -> Preferences, there is a simple ...