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Windows out of focus on Linux Mint 18! [on hold]

All of the sudden all my windows except the clicked window were out of focus. When I click on a window it gains focus but all other windows including my notification panel and desktop lose focus. It ...
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How do I create a desktop shortcut for Eclipse in my Mint Cinnamon environment? [closed]

So I have just installed Eclipse but it doesn't automatically create a desktop icon like Intellij Community Edition does. I am running Mint 17.1
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Bluetooth setting not working properly in cinnamon

I had installed cinnamon desktop on ubuntu 16.04 some weeks ago and have been using it as default since then, without any problem. But today i noticed a problem- the bluetooth setting doesnot work ...
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What's the difference between the apt packages: 'cinnamon' and 'cinnamon-desktop-environment'?

I have a fresh Ubuntu install and want to install Cinnamon as the desktop environment. When I do apt search cinnamon, I get multiple results, but two seems like they are the correct one. The first ...
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Hibernation and suspending on the Cinnamon desktop

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Then I decided to install the desktop Cinnamon. But I noticed that it can't manage the Hibernation and the suspending of the session. It is not enable to hibernate the ...
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How to define a solid color for background in Ubuntu 16.04 (with Cinnamon desktop)

Environment Ubuntu 16.04 Cinnamon Desktop From notes I jotted down when installing all system components a few months ago, I believe I installed Cinnamon Desktop as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Cinnamon Over Window Manager like 'Openbox-Gnome-Session, et al' [migrated]

I just switched to Cinnamon on LM18 after playing around with Mate. Anyway, I'm wondering if there are any Window Managers that can work underneath Cinnamon much like Openbox-Gnome-Session. Unless I ...
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Ubuntu MATE, Cinnamon Desktop, custom icon set does not scale

I have a quite strange Problem with any custom icon set und Ubuntu 16.04 MATE. Steps to reproduce: Freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 MATE version sudo apt-get install cinnamon* sudo apt-get purge ...
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Migrating from ubuntu 14.04

currently I am using ubuntu 14.04 on Dell latitude 3550 i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz, 16 gb ram, 500gb hdd. I use it mainly for programming, using Intellij ulitmate 14.1.7. The system hangs up a lot and I ...
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Keyboard layout randomly changes when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3

I have a big and annoying problem, my keyboard layout changes to se when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3. To fix it, I created simple lines in .zshrc but this is not right way to fix this problem! ...
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overlayfs not saving icon position

I am using overlayfs to create some kind of sandboxed home directory for a pc at work, but for some reason it always scrambles the icon position on the desktop (using Cinnamon). In the overlayfs ...
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Completely remove MATE desktop from Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04 on my laptop. I have installed Cinnamon 3.0 using embrosyn's PPA However, now when I try to login to my laptop, every time I have to select the Cinnamon desktop manually, ...
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No “ Low Battery ” warning in Cinnamon Desktop

I am using Cinnamon desktop over 14.04. The problem is, I do not get " low battery " warning while in Cinnamon. I also have Gnome Desktop which gives the warning without any problem. Some time back, ...
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Rrrepeattt keyys in Ubuntu 14.04 driving me nuts

Problem: Repeat keys while typing, unless I use an extraordinarily slow and careful touch on the keyboard. (Example: Thhe quickk browwn fox.) System: Dell Precision 7710 with Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Import VLC Codex from Mint to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

Is it possible to import VLC Codex used in LinuxMint 17.3 Cinnamon to Ubuntu 14.04.1 ? I tried to play my new DVD from Billy Blanks ( Taebo Boot Camp ) in VLC - it wouldn't play. Then I tried it ...
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Problem with cinnamon desktop icons

I install cinnamon desktop environment in Ubuntu. Now i face a problem that some icons and file icons freezes as they are image files in the desktop. I am unable to move them or remove these icons ...
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how to load cinnamon setting via chroot

i want to remaster ubuntu 16.04 then i load my cinnamon setting from my pc then load it in chroot using this command dconf load /org/cinnamon/ < mysettings but i got this error error: Error ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cinnamon DE battery applet broken

Has anyone noticed that the default battery applet in the cinnamon DE from the default Xenial repo will not consistently tell a correct percentage or time remaining? Anyone found a fix for this?
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Simple file launcher and directory navigator sought for 14.04

I am a new Ubuntu 14.04 user, transitioning from Linux Mint 17.3. In Mint, I depended on an ultra-simple file launcher - directory navigator applet for Cinnamon, entitled "Places Center." https://...
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How to remove the other DE's which get installed while installing GNOME and Cinnamon?

I installed Cinnamon from the terminal and Cinnamon(Software Rendering) also got installed. While installing GNOME from the terminal and GNOME Classic, GNOME Flashback(Compiz) & GNOME Flashback (...
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Cinnamon desktop, no shutdown button

I am using Cinnamon desktop with 14.04. Since a couple of months, I am facing this issue. It is that there is no shutdown , restart or log off buttons when you click the shutdown button in pop up menu....
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cinnamon

I'm using cinnamon on 16.04 and I can't open gksu programs from the desktop. When I try to open synaptic for example nothing happens I don't get a prompt or anything. I can open it from terminal just ...
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How to purge unity and mate from 16.04?

I had both unity and mate installed with my 16.04 desktop until I decided to move to Cinnamon DE(don't ask me why?). I'd tried removing mate DE succeeded in removing mate-desktop package , but the ...
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Cannot change cursor size in text editors

I was playing with the settings and I tried to increase the size of the cursor. Then I decided to switch back to the standard size. Anyway, in text editors, the "vertical bar" cursor, remains enormous ...
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Compiling Cinnamon

I am trying to build Linux Mint's cinnamon DE on Ubuntu 14.04 but I get this error on the make command, can someone help? CC libst_1_0_la-st-bin.lo st/st-bin.c: In function 'st_bin_set_child':...
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How do I configure the low battery notifications?

My laptop routinely runs between full and critical charge a few times over the course of a day (yes, it's old). Before I updated to 16.04, Cinnamon used to notify me at: 20%, then again at 10%, then ...
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Just did an update in 16.04 and suddenly instead of Cinnamon, I have Gnome!

This is the weirdest thing I've ever seen. I just installed the new 16.04 and then installed Cinnamon, which was working perfectly as far as I could tell. Today I did a "partial update" and when I ...
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How to make dragging windows not lagging behind?

I am new to Ubuntu and I feel my window manager (I've tried Unity and Cinnamon so far) is not fully responsive. In fact when I take a window by holding its title bar and moving it around, the window ...
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Unable to change desktop environment to cinnamon on chromebook

I tried to install cinnamon with crouton on my Chromebook, which didn't work. Because of that I choose to install Ubuntu 14.04 with xubuntu. Afterwards I installed the cinnamon desktop environment ...
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Cinnamon Menu Not Working

I don't use cinnamon ,My mom uses it ,cause it's easy to navigate (In her opinion) using the windows like start menu, but i recently noticed the menu is not working, nothing works in the menu it doesn'...
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Cursor size in Ubuntu 14.04 Cinnamon with Hi DPI?

I am using an XPS 13 developer edition with Ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled and the 4k screen. After installing Cinnamon 2.8 (not Unity), I noticed that the cursor size would not increase by dragging the ...
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15.10 Mouse Scroll Speed - MX Master

I'm new to Linux, running 15.10 with Cinnamon, and would like to be able to change my mouse scroll wheel speed. In Windows I can set how many lines I would like to scroll, but I can't find out how to ...
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/var/log/syslog constantly logging errors, growing at 1 MB/s

It seems to be the same three errors repeated: $ tail -n15 /var/log/syslog Apr 5 23:32:01 detoo kernel: [ 6042.078785] ACPI Error: [PGRT] Namespace lookup failure, AE_NOT_FOUND (20150619/psargs-359) ...
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Password not working on “Switch User” only

I have Ubuntu 15.10 x64, which was upgraded in a long series of upgrades going back to 9.04. Over time, many things (including most of the hardware by now) have changed. What has not changed, however (...
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Change start menu position in ubuntu

How can I change the start menu position from bottom of the screen to top of the screen on Cinnamon Ubuntu. I kept searching this and did not found any info regarding this issue.
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Is there any VNC server that is compatible with the Cinnamon desktop environment?

I have just installed Ubuntu server on an old machine and decided to put Cinnamon on it just to have a minimalist UI, just in case I need one. However, I can't seem to find a VNC server which is ...
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Terminology on Ubuntu stopped working

Terminology (terminal emulator) was working fine till this morning (11th march 2015). So I suppose it should be an upgrade issue. Now I get this error ERR<8250>:eio lib/eio/eio_monitor.c:339 ...
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When mounting USB in Cinnamon Unity desktop shows up

Every time I mount USB disk and system mounts it Unity desktop comes to te front. It changes wallpaper and shows icons but I cannot click them. If you look at the screenshot above icons on the ...
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How to add an own shortcut to a command to the Cinnamon menu?

My question is just like this one, except that I need to add a Cinnamon menu item for a single user only. It should be done as a part of the installation process (for an application installed ...
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Chrome freezes after unlock screen Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have two laptops, one running on Ubuntu 14.4 Cinnamon DE, and the other with Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Cinnamon too. I notice a strange behavior on both laptops If I try to unlock the screen while chrome ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Cinnamon - small dots border around buttons and other elements

issue: Using: Ubuntu 14.04, Cinnamon, Paper Theme. Nemo. Sometimes the "dots" are around buttons I never pressed. Sorry for my english. I think the solution is somewhere in dconf-editor. But I ...
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How to build a live CD/DVD from scratch with optional desktop environment and themes

I want to make a live CD/DVD in which I can optionally select the DE during boot. Ultimatatelt I'd like to select from (or at least install and run with) a different theme as well in order to quickly ...
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Is there a way to transition from Linux Mint with Mate desktop to Ubuntu MATE without re-install?

Brief history: For variety of reasons, I had transitioned back then from Ubuntu desktop with Gnome 2.0 to Ubuntu XFCE (got sick from Gnome 3), then to Cinnamon desktop environment, which somehow ...
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Switch to previous viewport with compiz

I use cinnamon with compiz and I have 12 viewports. Sometimes I get a mail or message so the viewport switches to the mail viewport. Thats ok. The problem is that I forget the viewport I was ...
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How to prevent shared library loading error after installing a new package

I'm developing an application on Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon in Qt, which uses openCV 3.0.0 and OpenMesh 3.2 My problem is whenever I install a new package on the system, I can't run the application (...
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Was stuck in fallback with cinnamon - purged ppa now … help! Please?

Running Ubuntu 14.03 dual booting along Windows 7. I have about 64gb of source code I really don't want to have to download again. So I installed the cinnamon PPA like this: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Keyboard and mouse lock up on install

I have tried to load 5 different distros on my desktop with no success. In each case, I cannot proceed with the install because my mouse and keyboard are disabled. I receive the following:"Running ...
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brightness indicator doesn't change backlight brightness (15.10, Cinnamon, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M)

the problem My laptop's brightness adjustment keys affect the brightness indicator, but do not affect the real brightness of the monitor's backlight. related facts My Ubuntu version is 15.10. My ...
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Is there a way to set a default (<100%) transparency for new windows in Cinnamon?

I can configure the mouse-scroll action on window titlebars to change the opacity of an existing window manually, but how can I have every window begin with a transparency of, say, 75%?
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Menu/Application Launchers Missing in 15.10

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 and added Cinnamon (kranich package), and some of the Applications I've installed, (Steam, Virtualbox etc) are missing their launchers, in both Unity and Cinnamon. Alt-f2 ...