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Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:25 am

Every time I change anything in panel.....rearranging icons, change color...., Firefox, Thunderbird, or any open windows WILL NOT minimize. It's just dissapear. It is not visible on panel. Do any one know how to fix it? Thanx for any help in advance.

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by all41 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:45 am

Hi Retp,
The panel applet responsible for showing opened windows is 'Windows List'
You can add this back by right-clicking an empty space on the panel and choose
'Add to Panel'. Scroll down and highlight 'Windows List' and click 'Add'

You can reset your panel to default fresh install status by opening a terminal and entering:

Code: Select all

mate-panel --reset
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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:21 am

Hi all41.
Thanx a lot for your excellent help. It is working now.
rtep

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:16 am

I have another question. This time is my friend's Computer. He tried Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate run from USB bootable drive just for trial before installation. In Keyboard windows, clicking on ADD (for adding another language) windows with this function just appear for half second, then disappear. So, adding language is impossible. Same thing happens when he freshly installed that version from sane USB drive. I do not have any problem to do the same thing and installed another language successfully. Any idea what is going on? Thanx for any help in advance.

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by JerryF » Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:52 pm

Rtep wrote:I have another question. This time is my friend's Computer. He tried Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate run from USB bootable drive just for trial before installation. In Keyboard windows, clicking on ADD (for adding another language) windows with this function just appear for half second, then disappear. So, adding language is impossible. Same thing happens when he freshly installed that version from sane USB drive. I do not have any problem to do the same thing and installed another language successfully. Any idea what is going on? Thanx for any help in advance.
Did he verify the ISO before burning it? It may have been defective.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:20 am

Hi Jerry
Thanx for your reply. I'll check that tomorrow, firs thing in the morning. I let you know.

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:26 am

Hi Jerry,
I checked that ISO, everything is OK. Any other idea?

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Post by JerryF » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:17 pm

No, sorry.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:44 pm

Jerry, thanx for your effort.

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by all41 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:31 pm

Rtep wrote:I have another question. This time is my friend's Computer. He tried Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate run from USB bootable drive just for trial before installation. In Keyboard windows, clicking on ADD (for adding another language) windows with this function just appear for half second, then disappear. So, adding language is impossible. Same thing happens when he freshly installed that version from sane USB drive. I do not have any problem to do the same thing and installed another language successfully. Any idea what is going on? Thanx for any help in advance.
This time is my friend's Computer
Say more about your friends computer maker, model number.
Are you are saying he was able to boot and use 18.2 Mate from the usb drive--
but when he decided to install he came across these issues?

You can always add languages and keyboard preferences after Mint is hd installed
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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:16 pm

Hi all41. Computer is Home build, Asus motherboard. If you need model # I can get it for you. This is that troubled situation: We need to add different keyboard layout. Do not need install any additional language, just keyboard layout - Czech Qwerty. When we open Keyboard Preferences and click on "Layouts", new window will open. Clicking on "Add......" should give us new window, where we can chose what to add. Problem is, this windows open just for half second, then disappear. So, there is no way, no how to add any additional keyboard layout. do you have ant idea what is going on? Thanx for any help in advance.

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by all41 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:46 pm

Try running the command in a terminal:

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gksudo mate-keyboard-properties
Will that allow the keyboard layout dialogue to remain open?
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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:58 am

Hi all41.
Yes, keyboard layout dialogue will open, but clicking there on :Add..." will do the same. Just blink for sec and nothing. Next window will not open. Any other suggestion?

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by Rtep » Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:24 pm

Do any1 have any idea how to fix this? Thanx for any help in advance.

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by mintage » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:48 pm

Edit main title to "Need Help With Kybd Configuration" because Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate is useful information, it does not describe what you need help with.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by newlinnygirl » Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:12 am

all41 wrote:Hi Retp,
The panel applet responsible for showing opened windows is 'Windows List'
You can add this back by right-clicking an empty space on the panel and choose
'Add to Panel'. Scroll down and highlight 'Windows List' and click 'Add'

You can reset your panel to default fresh install status by opening a terminal and entering:

Code: Select all

mate-panel --reset
This command solved my problem. My taskbar disappeared too.

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by all41 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:55 pm

newlinnygirl wrote:
all41 wrote:Hi Retp,
The panel applet responsible for showing opened windows is 'Windows List'
You can add this back by right-clicking an empty space on the panel and choose
'Add to Panel'. Scroll down and highlight 'Windows List' and click 'Add'

You can reset your panel to default fresh install status by opening a terminal and entering:

Code: Select all

mate-panel --reset
This command solved my problem. My taskbar disappeared too.
So you're good to go? Taskbar = Panel
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Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by white stone » Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:49 am

Hi Retp,
The panel applet responsible for showing opened windows is 'Windows List'
You can add this back by right-clicking an empty space on the panel and choose
'Add to Panel'. Scroll down and highlight 'Windows List' and click 'Add'

You can reset your panel to default fresh install status by opening a terminal and entering:

Code: Select all
mate-panel --reset
Thank you for this post. I was able to find it by searching for "running applications bar has vanished."

This is a great forum!!

Kind regards, White Stone

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Re: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Mate

Post by white stone » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:30 pm

Postby Rtep » Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:25 am
Every time I change anything in panel.....rearranging icons, change color...., Firefox, Thunderbird, or any open windows WILL NOT minimize. It's just dissapear. It is not visible on panel. Do any one know how to fix it? Thanx for any help in advance.
This seems to be a never ending condition. Is there a permanent fix, outside of not messing with anything once it is placed in the panel?. I have heard there is a Mint 18.3 Sonya. Does this still happen in that version?

Thanks, White Stone

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