Pearl MATE 5.0

User Manual

Official5.0


 



INSTALLATION NOTE:


Installation is very easy as no username
or password required to login to Live system

 

After Installation
Getting Started with Pearl MATE 5.0

update_screenshot

Simply click Software Updater on top right panel

If you see a green check your good to go

Anything else you should click icon and refresh

If any updates are available you choose to install all of them
or you choose by checking files you want updated.

sudo apt-get update as well sudo apt-get install ...
are still fully supported for the users who choose
a terminal for these tasks.

This insures that system will completely update all data properly


Once you complete updates you may add additional software through the
software manager located inside the MATE Control Center.

software_installing



Pearl MATE comes with full
system sound effects

sound_effects

To activate check box as above
and use PearlLinux sound theme








Quickly change System Layout to and from Windows and MAC

using MATE Tweak and MATE Appearances





Theme_window
1st) select the theme from Appearance Preferences

Interface_pearl
2nd) Use MATE Tweak Interface section to choose panel layout

button_layout
3rd) Again using MATE Tweak under Windows choose
the window button layout (right or left)

4th) Finally if you choose to change the window manager
you can now do this. If you desire the special 3d effects
you will want to choose Compiz.






Change plank dock theme, etc.




To change plank bottom dock setting click on pearl logo on the far left of dock.

plank_dock





Thunar (finder) Extra custom right click commands

(
You must be within the thunar file manager to use custom commands.)
(for instance if you were to right click on desktop nautilus handles changing wallpaper)

PRINTING


send to printer

Simply highlight file then right click send to printer
example above the file good2.jpg will send to default printer

example print


E speak

read it to me

To have computer read (speak to) you a file again, within Thunar, highlight file
then right click "Read Me This File"

BTW ---> lol I highlightighted a wrong file one time told it to Read it and
lol... man it wouldn't shut the ... up... I made a shortcut to kill all e-speak
if you want the dude to stop talking just right click  "Stop E Speak"

Also, we only installed the default e-speak voice. There are many more available.


OPEN Thunar as ROOT

root thunar

You can easily tell when working in the root file manager
mode ... gold warning bar seems to do the trick.



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