Where is MATE panels config file?

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Where is MATE panels config file?

Postby jimwg » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:50 pm


I wish to find and copy-backup my MATE panels configuration files before I experiment with these suggestions: http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=424 to replace MATE panels with XFCE ones which can render totally invisible and don't have to be locked down like MATE's panel panes must be. Any info where I can find these files would be most appreciated.

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Re: Where is MATE panels config file?

Postby TheDynamicHamza21 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:55 pm

in usr/share/mate panels there some configurations files I'm not sure if that's all need to reinstall the mate panel if things go wrong though. I would experiment within virtual box before attempting it on your main system.
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Re: Where is MATE panels config file?

Postby thegreatgazoo » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:35 pm

mate's panel settings are hidden in your home folder, and are specific to mate-panel.
If you install another panel, it will use it's own settings. If you change your mind and go back to mate-panel, then everything should be the same as it was before.

If you want to back up the files there are here: /home/your_username/.mateconf/apps/panel/

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