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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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12.04 -Mute microphone key not working under Cinnamon

I am runnning ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo T430 and I recently installed Cinnamon 2. Unfortunately the mute microphone button (which I use a lot on conference calls) on the keyboard is not working even ...
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Firefox shows no text after installing cinnamon

I replaced my desktop environment with cinnamon. It is great except that the auto complete box in chrome and Firefox appear with no text at all:
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If one was to install cinammon on ubuntu, what differences would stand?

Latest ubuntu size: About 880mb. Latest mint size: About 1.2gb. What gives? Searching, i found that almost all the differences mentioned are regarding cinammon vs unity. Theoretically if one was to ...
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How to widen “Window List Item” boxes in (Cinnamon) Gnome Desktop to fit?

I was able to increase the size of GNOME panels that hold the Window List Item boxes by modifying the "width" property of the ".window-list-item-box" CSS class of cinnamon.css (in the Cinnamon ...
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Wrapping workspaces in Cinnamon environment

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with the Cinnamon environment. I'm wondering if it's possible to make it so I can wrap workspace switching (so when I reach the last workspace, shifting right again will bring ...
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Problem on Cinnamon keyboard shortcuts

I installed Cinnamon on Ubunutu 12.04 by terminal. Now all keyboard shortcuts work on Unity but do not work on Cinnamon. For example sound volume up is not active for Cinnamon. Despite to check ...
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How do I create a popup banner before login with Cinnamon on Ubuntu 13.10?

I read the original question "How do I create a popup banner before login with Lightdm?" and the answer given there was very good. However, that covers the default "Ubuntu" session with GDM. How can ...
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Like Ubuntu 13.10, but don't like the bloatware and like Cinnamon desktop? Found an older post with few errors, I fixed them and thought I'd repost [closed]

Ubuntu 13.10 changed to just plain old Cinnamon desktop all bloatware removed fast + easy! Read all before you do anything! After installing a fresh Ubuntu 13.10, open the terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T ...
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13.10 and Cinnamon Desktop

Apologies if this has already been answered, but it appears that the suggested duplicates don't quite hit this issue. I am currently running 12.10 with the Cinnamon desktop with which I am very ...
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Is there a way to resize tray icons in Cinnamon?

Skype for linux's icon is about 1.5x the size it should be and as a result is driving me insane. Is there a way to resize the tray appearance of just that icon?
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How do I remove XFCE from my computer?

My computer is overheating because I got too many desktop environments installed like: MATE, Cinnamon and XFCE. I uninstalled them, but XFCE failed to uninstall. I get this error. sudo apt-get ...
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Remove firefox titlebar in Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Cinnamon on my Ubuntu 13.10. I want to know if it is possible to remove that fiferox title bar above tabs. I have installed HTitle and the 3 buttons now appear like on a windows ...
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Can't Change keyboard Layout in Cinnamon 2.0.6 Installed on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently installed ubuntu 13.10,and there was bug that you couldn't change your keyboard layout via "Shift+Alt",I updated it and there was fix for this bug. when i Installed Cinnamon 2.0.6 and ...
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Double password entry when changing active users in Ubuntu 13.10

There are three primary users of my Ubuntu 13.10 Cinnamon 2.14 install: me, my wife, and our oldest daughter. Everything seems to work just fine unless we change users. When one user is active, we ...
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Suspend on lid close, even with the option OFF

I've set up a friends laptop with Ubuntu 12.04LTS with the Cinnamon desktop, and I'm having a few issues with the power settings. As far as I can tell I've got every setting to "Do Nothing" when the ...
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unmet dependencies while installing cinnamon [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/merlwiz79/cinnamon-ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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Issues after installing Cinnamon on Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and tries to install Cinnamon on this. But after the installation I am facing various issues. Mouse is not working on Login screen. Menu is showing as deselected (dim) for ...
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Missing Some Icons Cinnamon installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I installed Cinnamon 2.0 and it is quite fast. I had to install the Gnome Icons, which took care of most missing ICONS except for a few like Clementine. This is always a problem with certain ...
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Stuck with upgrade tool - upgrader window out of screen

What the title says. Important bit is that also 'OK' and 'Cancel' buttons are out of screen boundary too, thus un-clickable. Because of the nature of upgrade, I can't close and start again. ...
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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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Icon only taskbar applet in cinnamon

I have installed the cinnamon applet Icon Only Taskbar in my Ubuntu to make the taskbar feature like that of Windows 7. But there is a number displayed above the taskbar icons to indicate the number ...
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Cinnamon launches wrong application

When I put in an USB-Device cinnamon launches a totally useless App (easytag). When I uninstall it, it my filemanager gets opened but after reinstalling, it switches back to easytag. What I tried is: ...
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Why apt-get wants to install Cinnamon when I try to install Nemo?

My wallpaper in Unity started behaving strangely some weeks ago and after much searching I finally understood it was Cinnamon messing it. I never installed Cinnamon myself, but use - I mean used - ...
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Keyboard shortcut to lock screen & turn off monitor

I can turn off the monitor and lock the screen manually with cinnamon-screensaver-command -l && xset dpms force off. However, if I try to put that command as a custom shortcut in ...
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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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system freeze after usb 3.0 external drive mounting

I have ubuntu 13.10 x64 with cinnamon desktop and kernel 3.12.6. When I plug in my external drive Verbatim, nemo opens and mounts the drive, after that the system freezes. So I need to unplug the ...
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How do I get my Acer C720 to boot into 12.04 Cinnamon on startup?

I have successfully installed 12.04 and it works great. I just want to startup into 12.04. I have tried this command: sudo cgpt add -i 6 -P 5 -S 1 /dev/sda But it is not working. I still boot ...
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Why doesn't Nemo preview thumbnails?

I have a problem with thumbnails on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit system with Cinnamon 2.0.14 DE and Nemo 2.08. I have tried removing the ~/.thumbnails directory but it is not working for me. This is ...
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Fresh workspace like in Cinnamon Interface

Why don't I get a fresh workspace with Ubuntu (default) like in Cinnamon environment? Is there anyway to get this behavior by tweaking appearance settings? I'm using Ubuntu 13.10.
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Cinnamon issues with Ubuntu 13.10

I have been using Cinnamon interface with Ubuntu 13.04 for a while and I really liked it. Recently I upgraded to 13.10 and installed the default Cinnamon 1.7 available in the package manager. I was ...
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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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Cinnamon freezing on first click [closed]

Cinnamon boots fine, but freezes the second you click the menu or panel. Any Ideas? Ubuntu 13.10, fresh install Hp elitebook 6930p amd radeon 3500/2700
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What is the difference between Cinnamon and Cinnamon (Software rendering) when choosing a desktop enviornment before logging in?

Okay, what is the difference between Cinnamon and Cinnamon (Software Rendering) when choosing a desktop environment for Ubuntu? Sub question: What is the difference between Linux Mint with Cinnamon ...
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Cinnamon running in software rendering mode while Unity and Gnome work fine [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 32bit with Intel Atom CPU N2800 and GMA3600 graphics chipset (Lenovo S110). I have the drivers "Intel Cedarview graphics driver" and "drm driver for the Intel GMA500" both ...
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FB Messenger steals focus

I am using the Facebook Messenger app for unbuntu and unset the popups option configuration options. However, whenever a message arrives the window grabs focus, which is, as you can imagine, rather ...
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how to add scrollbar buttons to default cinnamon theme?

My installation of Cinnamon 2 on Ubuntu 13.10 has no up or down scrollbar buttons. I've tried many suggestions such as this one, but none work. How can up and down scrollbar buttons be added to the ...
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Cinnamon icons don't appear

I installed cinnamon on ubuntu 12.04 and the menu icons do not appear, as well aprox. half of all icons do not appear.
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Cinnamon won't run on *Ubuntu 13.10

I tried to install cinnamon on my Kubuntu 13.10, just upgraded from 13.04 without problems. There is this ppa: ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable Also tried to use the non-ppa-versions (those ...
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Clean install cinnamon

I installed cinnamon a while ago and didn't like it so I removed it (followed some post online to remove it completely as apt-get autoremove cinnamon wasn't very successful). After removing it, I was ...
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Server GUI, problem after installation

I've recently acquired a small dedicated server from "X" company. I'm using it for small tasks such as torrenting, ftp, minecraft, etc. So, I'm trying to install a GUI for my server to browse the web ...
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How can Transparency be enabled in Cinnamon?

I am running Cinnamon 2.0.13 (on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS). How can I add transparency in the window borders?
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Compiz window switchers are not visible

No matter what window switcher I select in CompizConfig, the behavior is the same: when I press alt-tab, the next window is simply brought to the front. No window switcher is ever displayed, so I ...
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Problem with auto log in

I have installed several desktop-environments. When one is used, next time, I'm automatically logged in it (without entering log-in password). The problem is that I logged into a desktop environment ...
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I want cinnamon but not Mint [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I want the cinnamon desktop, but I have read (Software center) that it makes Ubuntu crash. Does anybody have cinnamon working with Ubuntu 13.10?
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Why is my notebook going to sleep when lid is closed even If I disabled it?

Here is my situation: I installed Xubuntu 13. 10 I added the Cinnamon PPA and installed Cinnamon 2. 0 I removed all the GNOME stuff, that came with Xubuntu Everything went fine so far...but... ...
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Problems with touchpad in Cinnamon

I've installed Cinnamon in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Two fingers scrolling and tap click don't work, despite in the mouse/touchpad setting panel both options are enabled. I typed $ synclient TapButton1=1 ...
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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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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 ...
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Where does X.org get its settings?

This question is 50% to solve a specific problem, and 50% to help further my general understanding of Linux/Ubuntu. Background I am running Ubuntu 13.10. I have installed Cinnamon to use as my ...