Tagged Questions

New desktop environment by the developers of Linux Mint.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
32 views

Cinnamon freeze on nVidia

I just installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine but when I switch to use the nVidia card from prime-indicator, I have a black screen and I can't do anything, except using CTRL + ALT + ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

My laptop (T430) crashes after less than an hour when running Linux

I don't really know where to start troubleshooting this one - after installing various Linux distros (OpenSuse 13.1, Ubuntu 14.04.1, Linux Mint KDE 17, Linux Mint Cinnamon 17) every single one of them ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Can Linux Mint's Cinnamon Desktop be installed on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have copied it onto my desktop from a DVD+RW disc. I also have the option to upgrade to 14.04 tho...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How do I disable the “Recent Files” feature in the Cinnamon desktop environment?

The Cinnamon desktop environment has a feature of showing "Recent Files", how can this feature be disabled?
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Icons not appearing next to custom categories in Main Menu [migrated]

Just installed LM 17 Qiana Cinnamon. Installing applications and have added some custom menus. These appear as in the ~/.local/share/desktop-directories folder and look like: [Desktop Entry] Comment= ...
0
votes
1answer
209 views

Visual bug when at log in screen. Need help fixing it

A couple months ago I installed 14.04 and after I did so my screen would always bug out after I type out my password and hit enter. This is what it looks like. Login screen This is wat i can see ...
-1
votes
0answers
21 views

Automatic “Low Graphics mode”

I run linuxmint cinnamon 17 64-bit. A few days ago i must have pressed some wrong keys, cause my function key stopped working; i tried to reboot in order to fix the problem, but when I restarted my ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Title bar of my programs messed up. (Using Cinnamon desktop) [closed]

What caused it? No clue (was messing with youtube on chrome) and then KABOOM titlebar is messed up! Not really a bad issue but is annoying to see. OK. I figured out the problem. It was only with ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How to remove gitbook editor?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with the Cinnamon desktop (I can't stand Unity). I use the laptop mostly for browsing and for amateur astronomy. Unexpectedly, i found myself needing a markdown ...
0
votes
0answers
98 views

Upgrade to 14.04 with Cinnamon Desktop installed

I'd like to update from 13.10 to 14.04. I am running the Cinnamon desktop. I tried to upgrade to 14.04 but it failed. From reading this forum and other sources it seems that the cause is probably ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Transparent background with Cinnamon

I use ubuntu 14.04 with cinnamon desktop. Everything is good, but in some applications background is transparent. How to fix it?
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Lost Compose and Super Key [closed]

Novice here using Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon. I was attempting to set the third tier key when I noticed that the compose key no longer functioned. I fiddled with the settings for keyboard>keyboard ...
1
vote
0answers
61 views

Two monitor setup, icons / programs default to left screen all the time

I have dual monitor setup with my right monitor being my primary one. When I run a program or create an icon it always appears on the left monitor instead of the right one, even though the right ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Add control + mouse click for right click

I have a Mac mouse that only has the one click option, model: M5769. I want to add a right click option like you would have on a Mac, by pressing control, and then pressing the mouse button. Is ...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

Happy Medium between Ubuntu and Cinnamon?

I am very new to Linux distros and have been tinkering around. I'm currently using Cinnamon after a few weeks on Ubuntu's Unity. I really like Unity and I'm not too fond of Cinnamon, but I like the ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Cinnamon: Titlebar in panel?

I hope I can ask Cinnamon questions here. One thing I really liked about Unity is that the titlebar and buttons for windows were in the top panel, I was wondering if I could have that same effect in ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Remember Each Window/Browser size and location

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with latest Cinnamon updated. Is there a way/software to remember the size and location of each window/application/browser that survives a reboot? For example after logging in, I ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

When a modal window opens, and there is a full screen window on the back, this full screen window gets in the front

I am using ubuntu 14.04, with metacity, but the same bug was happening also using Cinnamon. Basically I have a bash terminal in full screen mode. If I use an other program, and this program opens a ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Changing the applications launched by special keyboard buttons

I'm running 14.04 with Cinnamon. When I press the "my computer" button on my Dell keyboard, it launches the vanilla GNOME Files file manager. I want to make it launch Cinnamon's Nemo. I'm finding a ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Ubuntu - CinnamonDE no sound after uninstalling nemo

I tried to make nautilus my primary file manager, because I prefer it to Nemo. I was unable to find any solutions that were effective. finally I found some advice focused on a similar issue(thunar) ...
0
votes
2answers
490 views

I want to try out an alternative DE on 14.04 but am skeptical [closed]

Unity is good and fine, and does it's job (my machine running Ubuntu is simply my personal computer, no programming or anything being done) but sometimes it leaves a little to be desired. I have ...
0
votes
0answers
127 views

Why does zukimac theme look bad?

img: http://pointybracket.net/images/zukitabs.png Why do the outlines around tabs in this Zukimac theme look so bad? I used this theme in Ubuntu 13.10 and it was fine, but since I've updated to ...
0
votes
0answers
473 views

restore audio in skype 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit + cinnamon 2.0.14

I just noticed that my audio is no longer working in the newest version of skype (4.3) (I got the "error" 'virtual device' for microphone speakers, and ringing). I understood that the problem might ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

How to add linux mint desktop to ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Hi I just want to ask what are the commands to be typed in the terminal to add Cinnamon(linux mint desktop) to the list of UI in the Ubuntu 14.04 login? I just recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 ...
0
votes
1answer
178 views

Ubuntu 14.04 (cinnamon desktop) freezing, typically when using terminal

This is really strange, but frequently, Ubuntu freezes when I'm trying to enter (even basic) commands in the terminal. It does randomly happen when opening programs like Chrome as well. It freezes for ...
0
votes
1answer
311 views

I can´t install Cinammon on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm new on linux and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 lts. I want to install cinnamon but after typing sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinammon-stable it shows me this: Cannot ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

How do I make the Suspend Option Appear in 14.04 with Cinnamon 2.2

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 with Cinnamon 2 to Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinnamon 2.2 I no longer have the option to Suspend from the shutdown menu. Closing the lid will not suspend the system ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Which niceness to give to prevent freezing?

If I wanted to give my main system, desktop cinnamon, the highest priority, which PID should I set this for? The reason is because I have a program that runs for days and would hog up all the ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

No dropdown menu appears from Dropbox indicator on Cinnamon

In Cinnamon, the Dropbox indicator does not have a dropdown menu like in Unity. If possible, how can one be made to display?
0
votes
1answer
58 views

How To Install Cinnamon on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've read some things in some forums however they usually tell me to add a PPA third, to update and run the command apt to install the cinnamon, but it never works. When running the command returns ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Blank screen when running cinnamon and cairo dock

Here is the problem that I am haveing. When I log in using Gnome w/ cairo dock I get a blank screen and a mouse cursor. I can not right click or anything. I hit alt f2 and it brings up the tty term. I ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

How to set Ubuntu with Cinnamon to hibernate when lid is closed with external monitor?

If I have external monitor attached, closing lid won't hibernate my computer. In normal Ubuntu I could edit this in power settings but how could I set set my Ubuntu with Cinnamon to do this?
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Ubuntu + Cinamon - Some images are with green tint in explorer. How to solve?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinamon Desktop. Many images .jpg are showing with green tint. How to solve this problem?
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Lock screen automatically in Cinnamon

How can I set computer to turn off my monitor and lock my screen after a minute in Cinnamon. In Unity I can just go to brightness and lock and set it but in Cinnamon I can't see that setting. If I go ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

External monitor image freezes for no aparrent reason

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, with Cinnamon environment on my laptop (Dell XPS l702x). I have an external monitor Dell monitor connected through HDMI. Sometimes while I am working, the image on my ...
2
votes
0answers
128 views

Is this Cinnamon Panel item also available in Xfce? (or alternative)

I'm still wondering which distro to use. So far I've tried Linux Mint 17 and I liked that, but now I'm onto Xubuntu. In Mint (with Cinnamon) there was a really nifty (and popular) panel item called: ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Ubuntu Cinnamon menu is too tall for my netbooks screen

I decided I wanted to try out ubuntu cinnamon on my acer aspire one d257, but the start menu is too tall for the 1024x600 display. Please help me, I do not need cinnamon to work but it would be a nice ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

Cannot update because of Missing packages (12.04 LTS)

I'm not being able to update my Ubuntu 12.04 because of missing packages, how can I solve it? Here's a link of the error I'm getting every time I want to update: Thanks in advance
0
votes
0answers
328 views

Touchegg recognizes anything on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm Francesco and i'm new to linux. I've tried for two days but i didn't make touchegg works. I've an Acer 5750g laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and cinnamon 2.2.13 enviroment(touchegg doesn't work with any ...
0
votes
1answer
270 views

Cinnamon PPA was not found

I am unable to add Cinnamon PPA on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The add-apt-repository can't access the PPA. Also, when I visit PPA URL on https://launchpad.net/~gwendal-lebihan-dev/+archive/cinnamon-stable, I ...
0
votes
0answers
242 views

nvidia 304 vs. nvidia 304 updates functionality difference?

What, if any, is the difference between nvidia 304 vs. nvidia 304-updates in terms of functionality, not which repository the update came from. Does anyone actually know? For myself personally, I ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

cinnamon installation error in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I used these commands in ubuntu 12.04 for install cinnamon theme. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon But the terminal ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

Can't add PPA (cinnamon-stable) [duplicate]

Trying to add the PPA for the cinnamon desktop as suggested by many sites (e.g. How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop?) gives the following error: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ...
1
vote
1answer
217 views

Cinnamon being a complete mess on Ubuntu

After installing Cinnamon the desktop icons on cinnmaon have black text where i want white and the windows are appearing as follows: And for the desktop, it is appearing like this, How do i remove ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

How to get the mint theme for cinnamon in Ubuntu?

The cinnamon in Mint has a nice theme called Mint. Is there any way of getting it on Ubuntu? And also, my can icon's text looks black on Cinnamon. Is there any way to make the text white?
0
votes
1answer
115 views

Start applications in Systemtray

I'm using Cinnamon as my DE. I inserted the Seafile Sync Client (seafile-applet) to start synchonisation automatically. But it is really annoying, that the application-window starts, too. So is ...
1
vote
0answers
54 views

No install Desktop Environments appearing on the login screen [closed]

I tried installing Gnome an Cinnamon through the terminal but when I log out none of the new installed environments appear on the login screen. What do I do? Gnome was installed like this sudo ...
-1
votes
1answer
991 views

No Video Graphics (Cinnamon Fallback Mode)

After installing a .package file (LaCie Network Manager), I restarted my computer and the login screen does not appear anymore. I opened the terminal with CTRL + 2 and I could start MDM with sudo mdm. ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Cinnamon imports to launchpad

I have made my own PPA with cinnamon latest commits imported to launchpad account https://code.launchpad.net/~burhanilinux/burhanilinux/cinnamon but when i install ,i get unmet dependencies error.So ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

locked Ubuntu screen - apps do not detect locked status

I use Ubuntu 12.10 but I did not really like Unity GUI because of performance issues and total inability to easily customize launcher. So I switched to Xubuntu, which is much faster BUT I have a ...