Mint 18.3 Mate (32 bit) Can not start prewfernces anymore

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Mint 18.3 Mate (32 bit) Can not start prewfernces anymore

Post by dsquared » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:31 pm

Like the title says I have installed the Mate edition 18.3 (32 bit) and when I first set it up I was able to get into the mate preferences by going to the menu and si8mply launching Preferences. Now nothing happens when I click Preferences. Some how something has been corrupted. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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Re: Mint 18.3 Mate (32 bit) Can not start prewfernces anymore

Post by all41 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:50 pm

Perhaps you are thinking of 'Control Center', in the left Menu panel.
'Preferences' just opens a list of these as individual choices in the right most Menu panel.
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Re: Mint 18.3 Mate (32 bit) Can not start prewfernces anymore

Post by Schultz » Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:02 pm

all41 wrote:
Perhaps you are thinking of 'Control Center', in the left Menu panel.
They do have similar icons.

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Re: Mint 18.3 Mate (32 bit) Can not start prewfernces anymore

Post by thx-1138 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:04 pm

...what happens if you type mate-control-center in a terminal, does it open?

You could try adding a new mintMenu to the Panel as well: right-click on the taskbar / panel, Add to Panel, search for mintMenu, add it, see if Control Center launches properly from this newer instance...

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