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Screen goes blank after login, returns to login on Ubuntu MATE

Recently (1 or 2 days ago), my dad wanted to change the graphics driver. I insisted to keep the open source one, but he insisted too to change the graphics to the proprietary one, but he clicked on ...
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Keyboard layout selector is missing from the indicator applet in ubuntu mate

I'm running Ubuntu Mate 20.04.03. At some point in the past, it was possible to select between multiple keyboard layouts using a drop-down in the indicator-applet in the panel. This is no longer the ...
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when mounting an .img via fstab, it shows duplicate in file manager (Ubuntu Mate 20.04.3)?

I have done these procedures to mount my .img file in /etc/fstab (for ubuntu mate 20.04 x64) Create .img file: dd if=/dev/zero of=filename.img bs=1024 count=2M sudo mkfs.ext4 filename.img Note: also ...
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how do i get interface name, ip and mac from active interface only (except lo)

I use this command to get the name of my network interfaces and their mac address ip -o link | awk '$2 != "lo:" {print $2, $(NF-2)}' | sed 's_: _ _' out: enp2s0 XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX wlp1s0 YY:...
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Libc6 problem in Ubuntu Mate 21.04

I have updated ubuntu from 20.10 to 21.04 apt says that the version of package libc6 is 2.33, but in folder /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ there is only libc-2.32.so. I have tried to reinstall with apt, ...
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How to gracefully kill (like normal close) Google Chrome (over SSH)?

I am running a "TV laptop" - just a low-powered laptop connected to a TV with one single purpose, to run a live TV stream from Google Chrome on Ubuntu MATE 20.04.2 LTS. The first thing I ...
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ACPI > Dealing with unresolved external control methods

I want to extract and decompile my laptops ACPI tables. I am running Ubuntu mate 20.04. There are many ways to do this it seems. I follow this guide. Get all tables: sudo acpidump > acpi.log ...
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Ext4 Permissions for bind mounting

I'm currently using Dropbox (although alternatives are welcome!) to sync my work files. Since symbolic links no longer work with Dropbox, we have to use a bind mount to reference other areas of the ...
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How to completely disable screensaver / turning off screen on Ubuntu MATE 20.04?

On Ubuntu MATE 20.04, which I use as a live TV laptop OS, there seems to be a problem with some settings, upon which the screensaver is run or the screen turns off; I don't know if both apply, or ...
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Screen shutting off randomly

I recently wanted to get linux as my host OS which I did. After that I had some wireless adapter errors with kubuntu and switched to regular ubuntu 20.04 where my screen crashed after trying to open ...
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Why are Chrome/Brave Browser Bookmark folders grey in Linux distros? Instead of yellow

Bookmark folders in Brave in Ubuntu mate are grey instead of yellow like they are in Windows. My bookmark folders are grey also in Google Chrome and when running in Manjaro-KDE. I think this has ...
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Set systemd service to execute after fstab mount - where and how?

I am trying to correctly identify which systemd configuration file must be updated to ensure the full user environment is mounted/accessible before the GUI/session is initiated. This reference did not ...
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Ubuntu mate GUI not loading after installing NAS on Raspberry Pi

I had a Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Mate running on that. One day I decided to attach a hard drive with that and convert that into a NAS. I completed the setup and I was able to access the NAS from my ...
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Can't start any processes, getting permission errors

I have a problem. I was running bash in my terminal and when I executed the mv command, I got an error saying exec: mv: permission denied. I thought it was like my other permission errors, and so I ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open a file on Linux Mint

Is there a way to create custom keyboard shortcut to open a file on Linux mint 20 (cinnamon)? I think Ubuntu mate 20.04 will have similar solution. Let's say I want open a file using vim. I tried ...
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How to install a Linux OS in pendrive and use it?

I am currently using UBUNTU in Raspberry Pi4. I have another PC that has a crashed hard disk. So what I am planning is to get rid of that HDD and use a pen-drive instead. What I am planning is to make ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 installer does not start boot

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 20.04 mate installer both from DVD and Flash Drive. My Problem is that the installer medium does not start to boot by using either of them. Both medium's installers can ...
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Ubuntu MATE stuck at loading screen (before login promt)

As mentioned in the title, I boot my PC and select the Ubuntu OS that I have and then it gets stuck on an infinite loading screen. I tried setting appending nomodeset to the grub but that didn't help ...
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Ubuntu 20 boot blocked, loading initial ramdisk

I have just installed Ubuntu 20 Mate. When I try to boot it, the process is blocked at loading initial ramdisk. I already tried to reinstall it. What could be the problem? I am using a Dell Inspiron ...
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apt-cacher-ng is having some issues with replying to "sudo apt update" from Ubuntu client

It worked ok with Ubuntu 18.04 but on Ubuntu 20.04 the issue with apt-cacher-ng is like this, $ sudo apt update Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease [265 kB] Hit:2 http://security....
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How to fix gnome terminal search function - it doesn't find anything

After upgrading my system, my MATE version is 1.24.0; the previous version was 1.22.2. When I use the mate-terminal and try the Search function (ctrl+shift+f) and search for a word or string, it doesn'...
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Dual X screens on one device

I am using Ubuntu MATE 18.04. I believe it uses LightDM as display manager. I have 2 monitors connected to the same device (Intel HD onboard graphics, with 2 ports, one HDMI, one VGA). Because of the ...
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Can't access VPN after connecting to L2TP IPsec VPN

I can't seem to access this VPN despite successfully connecting to it. I am using UbuntuMate 18.04 and it is a L2TP VPN. I know my credentials are correct because I am able to access stuff on my ...
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Cannot modify system configuration

why i cannot add user after install vnc and add the polkit? if i remove the polkit i able to add user from console but rdp didn't work. please help. here is the capture: i am using ubuntu 18.04, ...
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Relocation Error after updating Ubuntu Mate

I recently gave system update. After restarting the machine, I can't be able to open the terminal, network settings and any of my applications. The internet connectivity seems lost too. It throws the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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