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Re: [alpine-user] 2 issues with MATE

From: Paul Bredbury <>
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2018 22:13:36 +0000

On Mon, 2018-12-24 at 19:48 -0500, Matt Schwartz wrote:
> I am running Alpine version x86_64 edge. I have MATE successfully up
> and running but I seem to have 2 peculiar issues. 1) Sound is working
> perfectly but the sound applet has the sound effects section
> completely greyed out and I cannot choose a sound theme.

Installing sound-theme-freedesktop ( ) allows a sound theme to be chosen, although you'll probably want more sounds from e.g.

> 2) When I try
> to set the clock applet to 12 hour format, the clock displays as a
> series of ????. Also, when I try to add a location to the clock
> applet, the applet crashes.

I get the "???", but no crash.

Alpine is currently (surprisingly) using the 1.21 (i.e a development) branch of MATE, so we are exposed to dev code, until MATE 1.22 is released.

Received on Tue Dec 25 2018 - 22:13:36 UTC