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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 ...
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Unity bluetooth settings not accessible in Cinnamon

I cannot find a way to use bluetooth in Cinnamon on Ubuntu 16.10. If I change to Unity in login screen I have access to the "unity-control-center bluetooth", this not accessible in Cinnamon. If i ...
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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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wireless connection reading as unavailable [closed]

I'm using Linux mint cinnamon 17.3, and have been using wireless with no problems with my ath10k since I applied this fix ...
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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 ...
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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 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 ...
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Ubuntu Ctrl+A for all select - Cinnamon

I've installed cinnamon DE on Ubuntu 15.04 and now when I press Ctrl + A it cursor goes to the first letter of the line. ( like in terminal ). Is there way I can fix it?
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Full removal of cinnamon (Ubuntu 15.10)

I installed cinnamon using the command sudo apt-get install cinnamon-desktop-environment Noticing I downloaded about 800MB of data/packages and my disk-space increase my about 1GB. Then I decided ...
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Missing icons in ubuntu GUI

I have been using ubuntu for several months now and I have never come across an issue as such. The following screenshot was captured and has applications without icons. The following is a ...
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Is it possible to convert one unity theme into a cinnamon theme?

I found a very nice theme but it seems for other DE, not for cinnamon. I'd like to know if and how I can have the same result on cinnamon. Thank you. link to the theme
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Icon not clickable to change window manager when using Cinnamon

I installed xmonad using apt-get. Supposedly, I can select xmonad by clicking on the icon that appears next to the username at the login screen. Well, that icon doesn't respond when I click on it. ...
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Is there a config file for Cinnamon MENU. Need template

What I can do: a) I can find the .desktop files in /usr/share/applications. b) in the Cinnamon desktop, I can right-click menu button > configure > Open the menu editor. This latter mechanism (menu ...
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apt-get autoremove dangerous?

I was compiling a tool called Rejoystick so I installed a few packages and dependencies. But now I don't need it any more so I removed those packages. Running apt-get shows that I have some packages ...
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I cant shutdown or restart ubuntu with cinnamon

I recently installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04, now I can't shutdown or restart the system using the GUI, I must logout to do it. I tried to shutdown and restart from the applet but nothing happens, I ...
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Updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, cinnamon settings not found, falling back to default settings

I recently updated my google chrome on the acer computer. My computer then stopped being able to open applications, such as sound or system preferences. I turned off my computer and went to sleep. ...
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How do I fully configure Cinnamon?

I've installed Cinnamon over LXDE in Ubuntu 15.10, and I removed everything LXDE-related. When the computer wakes from sleep (i.e, when I close and reopen the lid), I enter my password (into a ...
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VPN won't connect in Ubuntu 15.10 with Cinnamon desktop

I'm trying out some different desktop environments to find the one that works for me, and right now I'm really liking Cinnamon. I'm having only one strange problem, though. When I try to connect to ...
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Removing the default DE

Recently, I installed Ubuntu MATE. Then, because I want Cinnamon and only Cinnamon and Cinnamon is basically all I care about, I did apt remove mate-desktop or something to that effect, rebooted, and ...
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How can I remove AbiWord?

I've just installed Lubuntu, and then I threw Cinnamon on top of it. Every time I log into any session: gnome, cinnamon, lxde, abiword opens immediately, as if I had told it to. I'm not a fan of this ...
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How to change upper panel cinnamon

I would like to change the size of the upper panel on firefox (where u can close the window) with cinnamon theme, i tried everything without success. Can anyone help please? Thanks in advance
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set up cinnamon from apt package

I have downloaded the cinnamon apt package but i don't know how to set it as my window manager. My computer still boots into unity. How could I make it boot directly into cinnamon using Ubuntu 15.04
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How do I install Cinnamon and Nemo on Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I want to check alternate Desktop Environments on Ubuntu 15.10. Can someone guide me as to how I can install the latest versions of Cinnamon and its file manager Nemo on Ubuntu 15.10? I have seen ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 + Cinnamon 2.6 = No menu bar

I used to use Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon at work. But on my brand new laptop, the internal Intel HD Graphic card is not supported on Ubuntu 14.04. So, I just can't use the VGA output, which is a killer ...
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Cinnamon desktop-environment terminal installation failed

I'm very new to Linux: I tried to install Cinnamon and got an error about a missing package so I tried to install it's repository (which seem to be already installed)... So for some reason, I'm now ...
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nVidia driver making my workspace the size of both monitors

On both Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon, which is built on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, if I install the driver and dock my laptop (specs below) my workspace becomes the size of both external ...
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Set message from command line for the Cinnamon Lock screen

I am trying to create a little script to set random message when i lock the screen of my computer. So i need to be able to define a message from command line and call it when i will execute the lock ...
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no LibreOffice icon in taskbar when directly opening a document file

First, i don't think it's an duplicate of: no LibreOffice icon in applications bar and/or LibreOffice icons missing from Unity task panel I am using: Ubuntu [15.04] with Cinnamon[2.8.0]-Desktop ...
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Cannot install cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Upon installing cinnamon, I get the following errors sudo apt-get instal cinnamon Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...