On 18/11/2021 17:10, Frank Cox wrote: > I updated my main computer to Centos 8.5.2111 late last night and now Mate (my usual choice of desktop) will no longer start. > >>From the GDM login screen I enter my password and select Mate. The screen goes blank and appears to be loading the Mate desktop as usual, but just at the point where the desktop should appear it returns to the GDM login menu. > > I use Mate from the stenstorp/MATE repo and it's been working fine until last night's update. > Have you reported the issue to the stenstorp/MATE repo, and if so, what did they say? I suspect there may be something that needs rebuilding for el8.5.