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Why mate-panel has a disk Read and disk Write of 2.6GB?

Linux Mint 21.2 MATE Luks ZFS The System Monitor shows me a Disk Read of 2.6GB Data of mate-panel. But in the Properties i read about Disk Write: So why that much Data in that short Time of being ...
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How to install the System Monitor plugin for Mate panels?

I am using MX Linux 21.3 with Mate desktop. I have already installed mate-system-monitor (Mate System Monitor 1.24.1). This apparently does not give me the System Monitor plugin that I want for the ...
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Setting locale into application scope

I want my default date format to be iso8601 but I want my desktop panel clock to use a 12-hour display. For this preference, the MATE panel clock applet wants a session language that includes a 12-...
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mintMenu quits unexpectedly each time I open a file

I am in Linux Mint with Mate desktop. Each time I open a file (text file, image file, libreOffice, mp3...) I receive the following error: The problem does not occur if I open filebrowser windows. If ...
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linux mint mate panel: move time and date to the right of volume

I have Linux Mint 20.3 with MATE 1.26.0. After messing with some external monitors, and the resolution, and which monitor is the main one, my panel got all messed up. I managed to "move all the ...
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Application showing in Menu, but .desktop file not present in /usr/share/applications

I have somehow the opposite problem of the proponent of this question: why-are-my-application-desktop-files-not-showing-up-in-linux-application-menu in my case I have an application showing in the ...
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Linux Mate: keepassxc icon is stretched disproportionally. How to fix?

I am running a Linux Mint with Mate window manager on board. For some reason, some of the icons in the tray are resized to fit the panel height, others are not. Weird thing is happening to the ...
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Add a new taskbar (panel) to second monitor in Linux Mint 18.1 (Serena)

I'm using Linux Mint 18.1 (Serena) and I would like to add a new taskbar/panel, to use and track the windows in the second monitor. All of the solutions I have read say to Right click the existing ...
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Why is the icon I've placed into /usr/share/icons not displaying in the MATE Applications menu?

I have a .desktop file in /usr/share/applications with the entry: [Desktop Entry] Icon=my-app ... I have placed my-app.png into /usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps. The icon displays just fine for ...
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ParrotOS 2019: How to change trackpad to fit a lefty?

I am lefty here. How do you change the mouse usage in Parrot Linux 2019 to be left-handed? Specifically the trackpad... I have changed the 'Mouse Orientation' to 'left-handed'. But the trackpad is ...
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An application comes with a .desktop file; how do I use it?

I'm using the mate-panel on Devuan 2.0 ASCII (~= Debian 9.0 Stretch). I've downloaded this (binary) application which I've placed in /opt/the_app. I have a link to its binary under /usr/local/bin/...
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