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Using Ubuntu 12.04 with the cinnamon desktop, I installed the most recent updates and now when I open "System Settings" the entire window appears as a blank white screen. The headers for APPEARANCE, PREFERENCES, and HARDWARE are present, but the usual icons for *Background, *Hot Corners, *Printers, etc. are no longer visible. Some of these settings can still be altered via the terminal: cinnamon-settings backgrounds cinnamon-settings applets cinnamon-settings mouse and touchpad

But other commands, such as cinnamon-settings hot corners are met with an error. This is obviously a problem with cinnamon, so I just want to bring it to attention and find out when they plan on fixing the bug. A workaround can be found on the web, but it seems way to risky to rely on.

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Here is a github bug, now resolved: https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon/issues/2542. It seems, the fix is not in Ubuntu repos yet, though it is easy to apply manually now: https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon/commit/c4eac2e3ab88a2264faedf09f026432522bbe18e.

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