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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 non-...
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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 ...
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How to install a skin Cinnamon in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Please tell me how to install Cinnamon shell in Ubuntu 15.10
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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 --force-native-...
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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 screen":...
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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 Unity-...
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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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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 ...