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How to configure Ubuntu-Mate 18.04 screen locking on time?

Star menu-> Configure Center-> Screensaver, move the slidebar to set the time to 1 minute, and check the boxes below in the Screensaver window. I didn't touch only watch my computer one minute later, ...
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How to install removed apt

On Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, I completely removed/uninstalled my apt-get because of problems I was having. I tried re-installing it with dpkg by runnung: $ sudo wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/...
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Customizing MATE panels with more applets and icons

I would like to know how to import/export/install/create new applets for MATE panels. In particular I would like to use among other things: an improved network monitor (even showing public IP) CPU ...
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Keeping my /home partition when reinstalling Linux

I have the following setup: One HDD with my /home folder. It is LUKS-encrypted. One SSD with two Linux installs: one plain Ubuntu and one Ubuntu MATE. The /home folder refers to the plain Ubuntu ...
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Why are some network interfaces named eth1 or wlan0 while others are named wlp4s0? [duplicate]

I watched a few tutorials for wireless hacking and everywhere they have network interfaces called wlan0, eth0, ... but my interface is called wlp4s0. Does that mean, I have to use another tutorial, ...
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How to restore the “Applications” menu of Ubuntu Mate 18.04?

I was editing menu (rearranging a few shortcuts) when something went wrong and the machine got frozen. Upon hard-resetting I found the "Applications" menu to be completely empty. No way to edit it as ...
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How to install apt-get on Ubuntu Mate

I think I accidentally removed my apt-get and I am getting the error as follows: sudo apt-get command not found
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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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Persistent names for physical USB ports

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with Ubuntu Mate on a mobile device, connected to an IMU, a GPS and two LIDAR. Ubuntu 16.04.2 Kernel version 4.4.38-v7+ The device boots once powered then ...
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Buffer I/O error on /dev/sda2, running fsck.hfsplus returns OK

At the moment, I'm mounting a USB hard drive running HFS+ on a Raspberry Pi 3 at boot to be writable. Not 100% sure what I did, but the drive is suddenly throwing up errors such as Buffer I/O error on ...
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Simple Startup Script Not Behaving

So I have a small script that is supposed to launch two terminal windows upon startup. I have added it to the startup applications and it is sitting in ~/.local/bin which exists in my $PATH. Here is ...
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error installing tensorflow on ubuntu mate 17.04

while installing tensorflow,using pip install https://storage.googleapis.com/tensorflow/linux/cpu/tensorflow-0.5.0-cp27-none-linux_x86_64.whl I got the following error tensorflow-0.5.0-cp27-none-...
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error in mounting drive on Ubuntu Mate terminal

I am trying to access files in the partition named "Envision" from the Ubuntu Mate terminal. The output of df -h is as follows Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev ...
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Two Bluetooth adapters working simultaneously

So today when I attached my wireless keyboard I discovered that other Bluetooth USB adapter (which I used to connect with my headphones, receive files from phone) is not working anymore. When I type ...
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error installing scikit-learn

I am trying to install scikit-learn on Ubuntu mate 16.10. For this I am following this guide. When I type pip install -U scikit-learn I get the following error message. Any idea? I have installed ...
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What is a compositor (in general), and which gives the best performance (Ubuntu Mate 16.04)?

Specs: i5-6200u 8GB RAM 1600x1200 external display also tested on 1920x1080 eDP display. MATE Tweak shows the following list of compositors: Marco, No compositor Marco, Software Compositor Marco, ...
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Is there a way to swap between workspaces with a single key?

I would love to be able to swap between workspace 1 and 2 with a single key (like how alt+tab works with windows). I know CTRL+ALT+Arrow-keys works but a single key to switch between the two would be ...
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`/lib/firmware/BCM43430A1.hcd` owned by non-root user

Description During an installation, I was hinted that /lib's group isn't root. That of course doesn't sound right and as it turned out, it's even worse: The owner of /lib isn't root, either. Upon ...