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What is the difference between these cinnamon repos? [closed]

In this question it lists three repos for letting you install cinnamon: ppa:tsvetko.tsvetkov/cinnamon ppa:lestcape/cinnamon deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ qiana main upstream import I don't ...
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How do you fix unmet dependency when installing Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04?

How do you fix unmet dependency when installing Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04? I attached a bunch of info on what I've tried so far. Attempt 1: So I found this question on how-to install cinnamon on ...
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Desktop background and icons messup

Using the latest Ubuntu Wiley Werewolf with linux mint cinnamon menu (hey im not up to speed on terms here bear with me!) Anyways usually when the system update comes on or if i use wine and ...
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Cinnamon using a lot of CPU

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10, I installed cinnamon. I observed than the latter was using a lot of CPU, see below: I see no reason for this, and if I kill the process, cinnamon launches ...
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cinnamon yields black background in Ubuntu 15.10

I just installed U15.10. The only thing I did was sudo apt-get install cinnamon Then I logged off, logged in with cinnamon, and I get a black background, terminal has white background, some icons ...
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Terminal colors don't show

So, have the following in my ~/.bashrc to display my git branch if one exists (works). When I save the file and run source ~/.bashrc, the colors don't show up. All I have is a white on black terminal ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 No display after trying to revert to unity

I recently used Ubuntu 15.04 perfectly in my Windows-Ubuntu dual boot. I then read http://www.unixmen.com/top-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-15-04/ and used the commands sudo apt-get install ...
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Cinnamon Desktop - Clicking menu->shutdown presents no real button options?

When I click Menu then Shutdown (Quit) i get the following dialog: ______________________________ | Session x | ______________________________ | | | ...
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How to hide window decoration (title bar) in Opera 32 and Cinnamon?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and my DE and window manager is Cinnamon (Muffin). Chromium has a nice option "Use system title bar and borders". Opera does not. I tried to add an option ...
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Cinnamon hotkeys suddenly remapped - where are they defined?

I'm using Cinnamon with Ubuntu 15.04 and I've been setting my hotkeys in Keyboard > Shortcut, for example Ctrl-Alt-t is mapped to "Launch Terminal": I also have "Super-L" mapped to "Lock ...
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dual monitor, rotate secondary screen

I run 2 screens on an AMD r9 280x card, and I need to rotate my secondary screen. When I try to do that via the display settings, my main screen gets all garbled up and is unusable. This happens with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't automount usb when running cinnamon shell

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I tend to alternate between running it with the default Unity shell or with the Cinnamon shell. I have noticed that when I am using the Cinnamon shell, external USB drives ...
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Activate left alt key on Swedish MacBook 2007 in 14.04 LTS & Cinnamon

I have a Swedish MacBook from mid 2007 with Ubuntu 14.04. In Unity I could get the left alt working from the UI. But I have switched to Cinammon because of productivity reasons. But there is no UI ...
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Ubuntu “incognito” mode?

I have a multi-user system running Ubuntu 14.04 with the Cinnamon desktop environment. I found recently that recent file history is stored and accessible from the Applications Menu. This of course ...
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how go to a path on cinnamon [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with "Cinnamon" installed, and I wish to install this exstension : http://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/extensions/view/3 I tried to install it this way: 1) Copied the ...
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gvim not rendering lines when opening new file/scrolling

I am running VirtualBox Ubuntu guest with Windows 10 host with extensions installed. I'm running into a weird issue with gvim not redrawing lines, blocks at a time. The lines appear to draw when the ...
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Webcam light turned on randomly for a while

I am using cinnamon desktop over ubuntu 14.04 and at the time when my webcam light flashed for a while my system was freezing because I had too many tabs opened on chrome and was trying to access ...
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Cinnamon aero advices does not help

http://www.webupd8.org/2012/06/elegance-colors-cool-chameleonic-gnome.html I tried the 1-st way, but Elegance after reboot did not changed task bar or windows effects. And for the second variant URL ...
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xdg-open not obeying defaults

I'm running Cinnamon 2.6 with the Nemo file manager in Ubuntu 15.04. For some reason, I can't make Nemo automatically launch with the xdg-open command, which is probably why inserting removable media ...
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apt-get install cinnamon forces install of python-opencv

I recently uninstalled the libopencv/python-opencv packages using apt in order to install a more recent version manually. But for some odd reason when removing python-opencv it uninstalled cinnamon ...
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Switch a workspace with one click

In Cinnamon the workspace switcher is a panel applet, which works as in the old times. One can click on the rectangle 1,2,3 to quickly choose the workspace. In Unity one has to enter the workspace ...
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ubuntu will not let me set login page background

I want to change the background image of my Ubuntu (14.04) login screen, but Ubuntu doesn't display the changes. I tried changing the background in dconf-editor which resulted in there being no ...
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Cinnamon Settings appears as Bluetooth in Docky

Recently, I switched over to Cinnamon and Docky as my main WM and it's so far been great. However, I've noticed that the Control Panel/Settings app has the Bluetooth icon (and the Bluetooth name) in ...
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SSH session alway active, what is it? Should I close it?

I've been trying to setup a server-> client local network with x2go. I have it working, sort of... but I don't know much about networking, SSH, etc -- so it's been a steep learning curve. I'm ...
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Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04 - black screen after logging

I use Cinnamon with Ubuntu more than a year, but yesterday new error came: A few seconds after I started Ubuntu and logged in my profile with Cinnamon, it loads just a black screen, and then a logon ...
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Is it possible to set startup applications for specific desktop environments?

I would like most desktop environments (abbreviation: DEs. Including GNOME, MATE, Xfce and LXDE) on my 32-bit Ubuntu 15.04 system to not have Docky as a startup application, but I would like Docky to ...
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cli command to run keyboard shortcuts, e.g. Alt-F2?

I want to use hot corner for run dialog window. What is the name and command of that tiny box (program) which is called when I press Alt-F2? This is cinnamon related question. For example, under ...
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How to purge *all* Unity packages?

Does anyone know how to purge these packages without breaking the system? gir1.2-unity-5.0 libunity-common libunity-protocol-private0 libunity9 unity-asset-pool unity-greeter The goal is a ...
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cinnamon just crashed and in fallback mode. Now what?

I was just tweaking installing cuda for theano. It just put my cinnamon in fallback mode. I can't use ctrl + alt + T for terminal. I just want to revert back to normal. Please help me!
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Installing Cinnamon 2.6 on Ubuntu 15.04

There is information on the Internet (here for example) about using the PPA ppa:moorkai/cinnamon to get Cinnamon 2.6 installed on Ubuntu 15.04. I'm noticing that that the install fails, as it ...
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Stuck at loading screen after removing LightDM

I removed unity and installed cinnamon on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, everything was working fine. I recently removed LightDM in favour to the lock screen of cinnamon using this method How to uninstall ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers breaks cinnamon

What is the safest way to install Nvidia drivers with bumblebee and optirun? The bumblebee and optirun packages installed fine, but I got a "Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU ...
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Extra task bar after cinnamon installation

Since I have installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04 I haven't the normal Unity bar above my programms if I use the Unity desktop. http://i.stack.imgur.com/hGSql.png If I maximize the windows I see the ...
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How do I change the desktop background in Cinnamon?

I've changed my desktop environment to Cinnamon on 32 bit 15.04, the problem is that I can't seem to change my desktop background by going to System Settings->Background as I have selected a new ...
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Repository with cinnamon-desktop-environment for Ubuntu

I need a repository with cinnamon-desktop-environment for Ubuntu. Googled, but all of them have no CDE. P.S. No, answer about Mate is unuseful because of pure design. arthur@arthur-pc:~$ apt-cache ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Cinnamon

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Cinnamon like this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lestcape/cinnamon sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install cinnamon Also tried this. sudo ...
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Why is installing the latest Linux kernel for Ubuntu taking so long?

I ran the software updater, which updated Ubuntu base on 32 bit 15.04, which as I understand it includes the Linux kernel and it was taking so long (after several hours it still hadn't finished) I ...
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Cinnamon Annoying Volume Notification Popup - osd

I'm using Cinnamon, version 2.2.16 Everytime I change the volume or brightness this annoying popup appears. It blocks the middle of the screen, it's not just like ubuntu's notify-osd which appears on ...
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Getting Notification in Ubuntu 14.04 that “Update Information is Outdated”

Hoping someone can assist with this as I am for some reason getting this everytime I fire up my Ubuntu box. I basically performed a "sudo apt-get update" and received the following info: Err ...
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Weird scaling issues in Unity after installing Cinnamon

I'm using Unity on my Dell XPS 13 2015 but wanted to switch to the latest version of cinnamon. Therefore I added the corresponding repositories and installed cinnamon. After changing the desktop ...
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Dropbox: Ubuntu 14.04, Cinnamon, Nemo

I cant link Dropbox with Nemo. I uninstalled Nautilus, installed dropbox then installed nemo-dropbox, but it doesn't work. These are the steps I've done: 1: sudo apt-get install cinnamon 2: restart ...
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Running two sessions of Cinnamon

maybe this is a stupid question, but is it possible to run two sessions of a desktop envoirement at the same time (preferrably Cinnamon) and be able to switch between them like you can switch between ...
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Replace Cinnamons volume notifications on Ubuntu 14.04

I use the Cinnamon 2.4 desktop environment on Ubuntu 14.04. The Cinnamon volume indicators/notifications are really huge and annoying, so I would like to use the default Ubuntu notifications. From ...
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Standard ubuntu 15.04 won't boot, but ubuntu (upstart) does

I understand that Ubuntu switched to systemd recently from upstart. Ubuntu started on the first boot, I installed cinnamon and made a change to grub.cfg in attempt to get my USB 3.0 Ports working, ...
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Desktop icons look like plain files on Cinnamon

I just installed Cinnamon on top of the default Unity DE and GDE, and for some weird reason I am not able to see the different icons on the desktop, they just look like white sheets of paper, even the ...
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How to remove KDE Connect dependecies in Cinnamon or any other DE?

I installed KDE Connect in Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. Now I want to remove the app and all 60 MB of KDE dependencies. If I don't know those package names, how can I remove all the dependencies and not ...
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Firefox is using KDE oxygen GTK on Unity

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with multiple desktop environments (unity, cinnamon and KDE). However, after I installed KDE, Firefox began to use oxygen GTK when I am using Unity or Cinnamon. If a click ...
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade throws a Error 404 [duplicate]

Some days ago I install Ubuntu 15.04 (x64) and when the installation finished I tried to install cinnamon by doing: sudo apt-get install cinnamon But it seems that didn't work, next I try by doing: ...
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Toggle Cinnamon panel transparency

I am using Cinnamon 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to make the panel transparent but when a window is full-screen it should be opaque. Just like in eOS. Any applet or extension for this?
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Ubuntu can not connect to freenas share

I have a FreeNas server that has been running fine for some time. I am able to log into my FreeNas's CIFS share from a windows computer, and I am able to log on to CIFS shares from other Windows ...