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1answer
44 views

Ctrl-space not working in terminal after installing Cinnamon

I recently switched my desktop environment from Gnome to Cinnamon. In my terminal, I use tmux, and have my prefix key mapped to Ctrl-space. After the upgrade, Ctrl-space stopped being captured by ...
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0answers
17 views

Volume Pop-Up Asset Name

I am trying to change the colour of the volume pop-up and any other like it, I am running cinnamon atm but also have gnome installed. Is it possible to change via theme? If so is it in the ...
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2answers
154 views

Two startup applications icons with cinnamon

After installing cinnamon, many settings were duplicated such as "Power", "Screensaver", etc. I was able to remove most of it with sudo apt-get purge gnome-control-center. "Startup Applications" is ...
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3answers
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Can't log into ubuntu 13.10, tried unity, cinnamon and gnome session [duplicate]

I try to log in on the normal log in screen and the screen goes black for a second and then kicks me back to the log in screen. I can log in with a guest session just fine, however. I've tried this ...
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1answer
83 views

Updated some software - now cinnamon won't work, I think Gnome Desktop became default from unity, how to change this?

I updated my ubuntu 12.10 today and everything has got changed. The color, theme, the top window bar looks different. Earlier I was using Unity and it looks now Gnome has become the default. I was ...
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1answer
271 views

Remove Gnome from Ubuntu Gnome after switching to Cinnamon

I installed Cinnamon on top of Gnome in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. I would like to remove the unnecessary parts of gnome, primarily the settings which show as duplicates with the cinnamon ones, making it ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Cinnamon causes Stellarium exit to log out to system login

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the latest updates. Also, Cinnamon and Stellarium with the latest updates. I can start and run Stellarium just fine under Cinnamon. When I exit, the system logs me ...
4
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1answer
426 views

Set Wine application icons in Cinnamon or Gnome3

In the above screenshot you can see that I am using a Wine application, Nemo file browser & Firefox, however, I want to use a specific icon for this Wine application too! To be precise I am ...
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0answers
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add comment feature — what is the file manager support it ?? — ubuntu 12.04

I need to write comment on file .. assume I have .mp3 , I want to write comment as example : " I listen to 50 min" I want to write comments like that on many file extensions (PDF , DOC , ... ...
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1answer
433 views

How do I remove the window borders from modal dialogs in Cinnamon?

System: Ubuntu 13.04, with Cinnamon 1.8. Whenever a modal dialog like the one below (password prompt in GDebi) pops up, it always has an annoying border around it. Is there any way to fix this? I ...
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2answers
315 views

Irritating window stuck always on top

10. Sometimes there is a small window(corrupt) appearing, once it is there, it sticks there on top of all, irrespctive of whatever I do except logout. I have tried different options like cinnamon, ...
2
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1answer
811 views

How to replace tray icons for applications in cinnamon

I have my cinnamon bar with tray icons (skype, pidgin, dropbox) next to cinnamon ones. I'd like to replace them with my own icons so that they have similar design to those remaining. Where should I ...
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1answer
786 views

How do I remove unwanted options from the splash screen? Cinnamon 1.61 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove session entries from LightDM? I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 and cinnamon 1.61. Now, I have the following Desktop Environments as options in my login ...
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0answers
94 views

Gnome Shell not working on Multi Desktop Live CD.(Gnome + KDE)

I have been working to make a ubuntu 12.04 based distro which consist of Unity + Gnome shell + KDE + Cinnamon although i am able to create the live cd but the problem is gnome shell is not working ...
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1answer
411 views

How do I change the name of a printer in Gnome 3? [closed]

I'm running Linux Mint 13 Cinnammon which is based on Gnome 3. I've added two network printers, but I want to give them better names such as "Colour" and "Black-and-White". The name field of the ...
1
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2answers
11k views

Ubuntu 12.04 no desktop, only terminal

I installed cinnamon and uninstall unity using a terminal command I found on the web, but I skipped some steps on removing unity thinking it was not important. Now, when I turn on my laptop it will ...
3
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1answer
279 views

Will installing Cinnamon break my settings?

I'm not sure the title is clear so I'll try to specify. I currently have Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome installed on it. I've done at least 16 hours of random tweaking and reading, mostly to give myself a ...
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1answer
691 views

gnome-shell, gnome 3, unity, cinnamon, mate confusion

I am thinking about adding something besides unity into my ubuntu 12.04. My questions are this: -If I add cinnamon, mate, gnome2/3, could I still call it it Ubuntu, or would it be Mint? -Why not ...
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0answers
1k views

Nemo replaces Nautilus on Unity and Gnome Shell session after I installed latest version of Cinnamon [closed]

I installed the latest version of Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 and now Nemo replaces Nautilus when I choose Unity or Gnome Shell session. When I start Unity I have to restart the session for 3-4 times to ...
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2answers
654 views

Unity, gnome-shell and Cinnamon don't have their top panel after removing Lubuntu

Using Ubuntu 12.04. First it came with Unity, then with a zeal of trying other Desktop Environments and I have installed GNOME-shell and no conflicts, works fine. Then I have gone through Lubuntu and ...
47
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4answers
5k views

Is there a shell-independent HUD-like menu search tool for Xfce/GNOME/Cinnamon?

The Ubuntu Heads-Up Display (HUD) - you love it or you hate it. Personally I rather like a classic desktop, so I use Xfce or GNOME-fork Cinnamon, and I'd like to keep those menu's where they are. But ...
2
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1answer
684 views

Cinnamon not loading properly, maybe Gnome instead?

I installed Cinnamon, rebooted, selected Cinnamon at login but I don't think it's loading properly. I cant seem to get the Mint menu that all the online installation guides have screenshots of. I ...
3
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0answers
873 views

Thinkpad brightness steps error using FN+Home/End [closed]

I've met the following problem: normally my T400 (Lenovo Thinkpad) has 16 steps of brightness, and Windows utilizes it correctly. After a fresh install & minor tweaks Mint 12 (which is based on ...
4
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1answer
822 views

I installed Cinnamon in Virtualbox but it doesn't start

I installed Cinnamon two days ago in Ubuntu doing this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:merlwiz79/cinnamon-ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon cinnamon-session cinnamon-settings But ...
2
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1answer
4k views

Best performance: Gnome 3, Unity or Cinnamon? [closed]

Which one of these three configurations consumes the least resources?