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mate panels

I've just done a fresh install of Ubuntu Mate 16.04.3 LTS

When I go to Additional Drivers and install either of the nVidia drivers
and then reboot (and incidentally the reboot button there doesn't
work, I had to reboot manually), the Mate panels have disappeared,
leaving just a desktop.

Any idea how to restore the mate panels?

I tried:
mate-panel --reset
as mentioned in some google answers, but that doesn't do anything
noticeable.

- Richard Kimber

Comments

Re: mate panels

By compdoc at 12/05/2017 - 09:20

My dog laid his head on my keyboard yesterday and managed to delete most
of the default menus on my Mate desktop panel, and 'mate-panel --reset'
brought them all back.

I was wondering if you opened the Displays app, if you see more than one
monitor?

Re: mate panels

By R Kimber at 12/05/2017 - 09:39

On Tue, 5 Dec 2017 07:20:43 -0700

Aha. Thank you. I looked and it seemed that my display wasn't
registered as the primary display. Making it the primary display
brought the panels back.

Many thanks.

- Richard