A first impression on Point Linux

2 days ago I downloaded Point Linux, which is a Debian based distribution featuring the MATE desktop. I gave it a try last night. It’s a live DVD of 1G around. Like most of
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Set Caja as default file manager

When I installed openSUSE on my laptop I chose the XFCE desktop environment. Along with that came Thunar file manager. Later when when I installed MATE 1.6 I noticed that Thunar was still my
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MATE Desktop Cheat Sheet

Stathis wrote a nice article about Gnome 3 shortcuts. Inspired by the same I compiled a cheat sheet for the MATE Desktop with a few additions on customization. Download the MATE Desktop Cheat Sheet in
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Customize MATE menu

I was chatting with Stathis today and we discussed about customizing the MATE menu. We thought of putting a nice openSUSE logo on the start button. I initially used the openSUSE logo that’s available
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Clock-applet crashes in MATE

I noticed my system time incorrect and right-clicked on the applet and clicked on preferences to modify. The applet crashes. I retried and it crashes again. I searched if it’s an existing bug in
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openSUSE MATE Desktop

When the Gnome team abandoned the traditional desktop style many people were frustrated and started looking for alternatives. Some went towards lighter DEs such as XFCE & LXDE while others migrated to KDE. Then the
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