MATE Session Manager Looking For A Dock
I dislike miscellaneous error messages, especially uninformative messages. For some time I noticed such a message in the
.xsession-errors log as well as
mate-session: WARNING: Unable to find provider '' of required component 'dock'
There is no convenient pointy-clicky way to stop the messages. The solution is to open
dconf-editor and edit the following key:
Remove the requirement for
I am using MATE 1.12. For those folks using a distro where some kind of dock is provided, such as Ubuntu MATE, the error message will not appear. Possibly this bug has been resolved in subsequent releases.