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How do I disable the Cinnamon 2 lock screen?

When my computer is locked, I am presented with the default Ubuntu lockscreen. When I enter my password and unlock it, I am presented with the Cinnamon 2 lock screen and I have to enter my password ...
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ScreenCloud Tray Icon Not Showing with Cinnamon

I already had this problem back on Unity, but it was fixed thanks to a fellow Asker. I just installed Cinnamon and it does good job for me - but there's not ScreenCloud icon in system tray. I need it ...
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Garbled characters when accessing remote machine

I access my office machine using Hoblink which i believe presents desktop in form of a Java applet. It works very well in windows without any issues but in Ubuntu i face following issues: If i ...
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two monitors without mirroring

I have a trouble - I have ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon installed, and when I connect to monitor, it makes this: I want it to make two split monitors with same dimensions. Is it possible to make it? ...
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Cinnamon Installation Errors

I wish to install Cinnamon on my laptop. I have run the command to install Cinnamon but the download does not complete. This same problem has happened when trying to update Ubuntu and Lubuntu. Listed ...
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uninstalled deb file shows up on menu

running ubuntu cinnamon 64-bit 13.04 and having an issue I haven't faced before. I recently installed and uninstalled skype using their deb package, but the .deb file keeps popping up on my menu ...
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After installing cinnamon, left with nemo (which doesn't show a global menu)

After playing a little bit with cinnamon I decided to uninstall it. So I logged out from the cinnamon session and logged in to my unity session. I then typed sudo apt-get purge cinnamon* and then ...
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Cinnamon desktop not working properly

I have installed cinnamon-desktop along with gnome-shell.I logged in once using cinnamon(software rendering) and after that when I login using cinnamon the panel is not shown until I open any ...
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Why are not Mate, Cinnamon and Pantheon available in default Ubuntu repositories?

Cinnamon and Mate are available in Fedora. Why aren't they present in official Ubuntu repositories?
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Cinnamon crashing on logon 12.04

I installed Cinnamon by downloading the deb files and running them in the Ubuntu Software Center when the PPA method failed. I tried both the stable and nightly builds, but I got a "Cannot access ...
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cinnamon segmentation fault with AMD Catalyst 13.8 beta [closed]

I have installed Catalyst 13.8 beta according to these instructions, and the visual performance is great. I was having the same problems as in this question until I totally uninstalled unity and ...
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Cinnamon crashes when I try to login

I use Ubuntu 13.04 and my cinnamon was fine. But suddenly when I try to login with cinnamon it just crashes and restarting it does not work. What can I do?
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DE crashes from time to time having this log. What should I uninstall?

My Cinnamon DE crashes from time to time, but it manages to reboot himself and then outputs this log: The crashed program seems to use third-party or local libraries: ...
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Cinnamon GUI not among the Desktop Environment selections

I have installed Cinnamon GUI as written on the page, but I cannot select it in the logon screen... the only options I have are Ubuntu 2D and Ubuntu, both of which seem to be exactly the same thing. ...
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How to disable ALT+TAB preview windows in Cinnamon?

How do I disable ALT+TAB preview windows in Cinnamon? See this the screenshot, to see what I mean.
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How GPU drivers and window managers are designed for application performance?

some time ago I noticed big FPS drop with 3D game on Ubuntu 12.10 and recently in Mint 15 as well. It depends on which window manager being used. When using cinnamon or any other 'fancier' manager my ...
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Black frame on windows when switching apps

I have just installed Cinnamon and Im missing the black frame around the windows when I'm switching between apps. Any way to show it or something similar?
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How do I change the window color on Cinnamon?

I believe I've edited my theme files correctly. Here's my GTK-main file with the changes highlighted and my gtkrc file with changes highlighted. What do I need to do to get the Cinnamon window borders ...
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12.04- Help? Unlocking Computer

I uninstalled Cinnamon because I felt more comfortable with unity and when I close my lid, it goes into suspend ready for me to do my password to unlock the computer, now that cinnamon is gone, I get ...
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How do I switch to Cinnamon/Nemo at the login screen?

Kind of a new user to Ubuntu, and need some help. I tried to install the Cinnamon desktop (Nemo, I think is its code-name?) environment on Ubuntu 13.04 (64 bit) and I typed the following into ...
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Is this partial upgrade safe to do?

I recently installed nemo to replace nautilus as my file manager (as detailed here) in Ubuntu 13.04. Ever since that, the update manager keeps saying I should run a "partial upgrade". (The answer here ...
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Why there is no “Sharing Options” on cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've installed latest Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04, everything is perfect, except sharing files and folders. When I'm trying to share any files/folders by right-clicking the files/folders, surprisingly ...
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Backlight Indicator not Working with Nvidia Driver

I have a Thinkpad T420 with Nvidia Quadro NVS4200 running binary 319.12 driver. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Cinnamon. The display works fine, and the brightness up/down controls also work in ...
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How to recover Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've installed latest Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 along with Unity. Everything was great, but suddenly Cinnamon is crashed. Window Manager is gone along with the bottom panel with Menu. I want to recover ...
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Major Screen Glitch Ubuntu Studio Cinnamon Desktop

I am using Ubuntu Studio 12.04 and it is running swimmingly on the default xfce desktop. However, I have installed the Cinnamon desktop via PPA and it has been having some very strange screen ...
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what is the .gnomerc equivalent file for Cinnamon?

what is the ~/.gnomerc equivalent in Cinnamon? I am looking for a startup file to register my env variables for GUI applications.
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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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How do I install cinnamon on Ubuntu raring? [duplicate]

How do we install cinnamon in Ubuntu raring? I added deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main import backport upstream romeo to the sources list and used apt-get update to update the sources. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Cinnamon DE issues with Empathy

I'm having a weird issue happen with Empathy while using Cinnamon as my DE. The issue is that Empathy doesn't want to connect to AIM or Facebook chat while using Cinnamon but everything seems to work ...
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Replace XFCE4 with Cinnamon without Log-In Screen

I have a Google I/O Chrome Pixel that I've been playing around with Crouton. This is my frist real shot at Ubuntu and have made the upgrade from 12.04 -> 13.04. Using chroot I can run both Chrome OS ...
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Change K3B behavior when clicking “Open File Manager”

When right clicking a file in K3B and clicking Open File Manager it attempts to open the file in Sublime Text (my default text editor). I need it to open in Nemo (my default file manager). Is there a ...
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How to customize vertical panel in cinnamon menu? [closed]

I want to edit highlighted area: for example, change Firefox with chromium or remove any item. Menu editor can change only right part of menu, changing default application has no effect on this panel. ...
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Finding polar clock, weather, and CPU desklets, and default titlebar in Cinnamon

Does anyone know how to set up Cinnamon like in these images? This one shows a polar clock and Calendar, temperature, and system information as desklets. I can't find any of these in the desklets ...
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Keyboard layout indicator not showing in Cinnamon

I have tried to install default Cinnamon, and from ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable, in both cases the keyboard layout (input language) indicator is not showing, instead there is empty space, ...
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Computer and home folder icon do not appear in cinnamon unless I boot into gnome classic first. (12.04 LTS)

New guy here :) So, I have the respective checkboxes ticked for the home icon and the computer icon for them to supposedly appear in the desktop but no matter how many times I log in and out of ...
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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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Cinnamon menu panel in wrong position

I'm using Cinnamon on Ubuntu 13.04. I undocked my laptop (Thinkpad T420) and replaced it. The panel menu is a bit off. Any idea how to correct this? (click to enlarge)
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Ubuntu 13.04 claims wrong password

So I am trying to open my file manager as root, but when it asks for my password, it says it is incorrect. I am the ONLY user on this system, I am setup as Administrator (confirmed in the "details" ...
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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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Screen tearing on Ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon 1.8.2

I have some pretty bad screen tearing on nvidia-common and kernel 3.9 What are some things I can check/do under Cinnamon?
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Cinnamon stops working on ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and cinnamon stops working. When I load cinnamon it only displays a slow responding cursor over a black screen. And the desktop never loads. So (for getting access to ...
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How can I disable the lock screen away message in Cinnamon?

I have an issue where the lock screen wants me to input an 'Away Message'. How can I disable this option? This is with the Cinnamon window manager on Ubuntu 12.04.
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How to completely remove Unity, and replace it with Cinnamon?

I installed Cinnamon 1.8 on Ubuntu 13.04, and now I would like to completely remove Unity and everything related to it, but I'd like to keep the programs, LightDM and Software Center. What packages ...
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How do I set the position of a Cinnamon desklet?

I'm using Cinnamon 1.8 and tried out it's native desklets. But neither could I figure out myself nor find any documentation on how a desklet's position is defined.
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cinnamon not installing in ubuntu 13.04

I have been trying to install cinnamon in my ubuntu 13.04 and when i give sudo apt-get install cinnamon I get the error as: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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USB mouse not responding (13.04: Raring Ringtail)

I've recently upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04. Last version worked fine. However, in 13.04 my mouse (usb connection) freezes/stops responding. The keyboard (also usb) still works so I am assuming it's ...
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Computer wakes up to a black screen in Ubuntu 12.04 dual booted with Linuxmint 14 Cinnamon on separate hdd

3 days now I have not been able to boot my computer to my OS due to a black screen. Wow, and I really did love this OS at one time. I'VE BEEN TRYING TO GET PASS THE BLACK SCREEN SINCE YESTERDAY ...
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Cinnamon starts Nautilus by default instead of Nemo [duplicate]

I installed the latest Cinnamon in 13.04 from ppa but somehow it didn't install Nemo. I had to install it manually. It worked fine but after a reboot the default file manager seems to be Nautilus ...
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I have installed Cinnamon in Ubuntu 13.04, but it doesn't show up

I have installed Cinnamon in Ubuntu 13.04, from repositories. After a reboot, Unity was still there, so I unistalled its packages and rebooted again. Now I only see the wallpaper and the mouse cursor: ...
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Installed Cinnamon now 13.04 is frozen

I installed Cinnamon and when I booted, Raring froze. I logged out and removed Cinnamon via Synaptic. Rebooted and now I am unable to login to anything except a Guest Account (I had Unity set for ...