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2answers
59 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
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0answers
47 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
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0answers
15 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
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2answers
448 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
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1answer
39 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 ...
1
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0answers
47 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
618 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
236 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 ...
0
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3answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
102 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 ...
11
votes
1answer
9k views

Mouse pointer invisible after reinstalling Unity on top of Gnome in Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I usually use Cinnamon and Gnome shell and had removed Unity and related packages. I re-installed Unity, and everything works fine except that the mouse pointer is no longer ...
0
votes
1answer
379 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
24 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 ...
5
votes
3answers
741 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
485 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
367 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
votes
1answer
1k 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
811 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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votes
1answer
508 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
vote
2answers
12k 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
votes
1answer
285 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
709 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 ...
1
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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 ...
0
votes
2answers
680 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 ...
51
votes
5answers
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
votes
1answer
709 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
votes
0answers
933 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
votes
1answer
834 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
votes
1answer
4k views

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

Which one of these three configurations consumes the least resources?