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can't change background after after some time in cinnamon

I cannot change desktop background after long time. After I boot immediately, I can change wallpaper picture but after long time, my wallpaper automatically changes and I cannot change it at all. I ...
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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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Errors in installing nagios on Linux mint (cinnamon)

I want to install nagios on my computer, which is running Linux Mint. When I type: sudo apt-get install build-essential php5-dg libgd2-xpm libgd2-xpm-dev libapach2-mod-php5 libperl-dev ...
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Cinnamon Desktop launches to Fallback Mode (GLX issue?)

I'm running linux mint, no graphics card, and suddenly when I started up my computer and logged in, I got the message Cinnamon just crashed. You are currently running in Fallback Mode. Here is ...
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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." ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Unity bluetooth settings not accessible in Cinnamon [on hold]

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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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 ...