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Network configurations lost on reboot Ubuntu 18.04

We recently bought a machine with Ubuntu 18.04 pre-installed. I configured the network interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces as previous installations but then I realised that is not working any more ...
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vncviewer error:could not connect to session bus :failed to connect to socket/tmp/dbus-XXXXXXXX connection refused

First, I use putty to log in my server computer with vnc4server -geometry 1920x1080. Then I got my port number is 1. The system on my server computer is ubuntu 16.04. Then I use vncviewer to log with ...
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Ubuntu MATE 16.04 freezes seconds after boot, stuck at login screen

Background Two weeks ago, I was on the kernel 4.13.0-36, and a routine update installed 4.13.0-37 and 4.13.0-38 automatically. After that, I was unsuccessful in getting my laptop to boot beyond the ...
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Gedit (from terminal) has stopped opening files in tabs, and now opens an instance per file - how do I switch it back to tabs?

I'm using a new install of Ubuntu 12.04 MATE edition. I'd installed gedit which had been working normally, ie if i did gedit filename, and gedit was already open, it opened the file in a new tab. On ...
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Building the perfect Distro with Snap [closed]

Snap is new package system for creating and installing apps, but its kind of new. I was wondering if the library is robust enough to be the main package manager for a new distro. Some context: I've ...
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What is the difference between Ubuntu Mate and Linux Mint Mate? [closed]

What would be the key deciding factors for me to decide whether to install Ubuntu Mate or Linux Mint Mate?
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On Ubuntu 16.04, Freeipa ssh logins working, GUI logins fails with “incorrect password”

I've got this working on one virtual machine but must have missed recording something I installed or configured, as I can't get it working on any other machines that I create. I've been digging ...
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ubuntu mate caja settings need read and write options

I am using ubuntu mate, when I want to access Home directory it shows The path for the directory containing caja settings need read and write permissions: /home/xxxx/.config/caja I tried to ...
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Bluetooth not transferring on Acer E5-532 running Ubuntu Mate

Recently did fresh install on Laptop. Bluetooth adapter can pair with devices fine. Currently have it paired with my android mobile. Issue however arises when I try to transfer any files to device....
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Why does Boinc Manager behave differently than all other windows?

My laptop is running a standard Ubuntu MATE 14.04 (obsolete, I know, but it's for work so we will upgrade "later"). I've installed Boinc as per the standard instructions, and it's chugging along fine ...
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Linux Mint 17: Menu editors can't “move” Main Menu applications

Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 64-bit MATE 1.10.2 mintmenu 5.6.4 Menu editors cannot apply "move" to Mint Menu applications. Mozo menu editor (default menu editor, version 1.10.1-1+rafaela) Displays ...
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Recovering a partition after being reallocated

I have two partitions, c and d. Recently, I've decided to install Linux Ubuntu on the machine, and intended to do that on the c drive. It seems however that I messed up something during the ...
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Blank 'Grub Boot Menu' when changing boot options

I was having the issue of a black screen on Ubuntu restart and startup. It seems like my monitor is somehow disconnected when I start Ubuntu because I get 'No Signal Detected'. I started following ...
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System creates extra shift/alt/control keypresses

OK, so this is strange. I recently bought a HP Pavilion ab153nr laptop and installed UbuntuMate 15.10 on it. While setting everything up, I noticed that the screensaver would occasionally stop ...
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How can I fix the duplicate mouse error without logging out?

I sometimes get to see something like this: When I take a screenshot, it looks like this: As you can see, I actually have two mouse cursors + the remainder of a drag-and-drop action on my monitor, ...
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Dell 11 Ubuntu MATE touchpad problem: reacts to pad of finger, but not tip

(I also posted this in the Ask Ubuntu Stack Exchange. Not trying to spam you guys, just not sure where to post). I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 MATE on a Dell 11 Chromebook, and since booting for the ...
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mate-panel --reset command not found

After some updates, our Ubuntu 14 MATE desktop doesn't have a panel, nor does it load a terminal. After pressing ctrl+alt+f1, and logging into our account, I tried the command: mate-panel --reset ...