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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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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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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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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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Ubuntus desktop

Okay so is there a way that I can use the desktop part of ubuntu like windows? In the sense that applications and programs are clickable on the desktop? I can't seem to figure anything out and ...
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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 ...
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Show Desktop command not working

I am using Ubuntu 12.0.4 and have installed cinnamon Desktop. I have set Ctrl+Supr+D as shortcut to show desktop [Hide all normal windows]. But it doesn't work. Any suggestion on where am i going ...
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Display date/time in Ubuntu lock screen (cinnamon-like)

I was using Ubuntu 13.04 till a few days ago. I had installed Nemo and I guess cinnamon got installed too (I was still using Unity nonetheless). One of the good things about that was the lock screen ...
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Cinnamon broke Unity and KDE on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Something after installing Cinnamon has screwed up my ability to use Unity and KDE on Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to log in to either I get an error that dbus could not start. Any ideas what has ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 64 bit with Nemo 2.0.x no thumbnails

I have strange problem with thumbnails in my Ubuntu machine. I was using Ubuntu with Cinnamon 1.8 from stable ppa and it was good but then Cinnamon 2.0 came out with some broken packages uploaded to ...
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How to install Visual Python?

I'm a Linux newbie but I'm determined to get my favorite applications on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. I just installed Cinnamon. I'm trying to install Visual Python and it requires Python 2.7. I ...
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Switched from Unity to Cinnamon, now FireFox opens wrong app from Downloads menu

I'm running 13.10 x_64, and I ditched Unity in favour of Cinnamon. Now I click the "Open Containing Folder" icon beside a download in Firefox, instead of opening Nemo, it opens the Disk Usage ...
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Cinnamon Desktop Environment with Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with the Cinnamon Desktop Environment ( not GNOME or Unity environment) and when I click on "menu" and click on "quit", only cancel appears. There is NO "shutdown" or ...
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Cinnamon Settings blank after update

Using Ubuntu 12.04 with the cinnamon desktop, I installed the most recent updates and now when I open "System Settings" the entire window appears as a blank white screen. The headers for APPEARANCE, ...
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Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 preferences has two of most everything

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and in Menu > Preferences there are two or more of many items in there. For instance Bluetooth, Displays, Online accounts, power ... I'm using Cinnamon. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 with Cinnamon Desktop Environment

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and added the Cinnamon Desktop Environment and I noticed that the restart and shutdown buttons are MISSING! Only Suspend and Cancel are there. In Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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cannot install cinnimon 2.xx

Fetched 841 kB in 28s (29.3 kB/s) W: GPG error: http://packages.mate-desktop.org raring Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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Cinnamon Settings Panel Blank After v 2.0.6 [closed]

After cinnamon upgrade to 2.0.6-20131026040307-precise via synaptic, the "cinnamon settings" gui or window is broken. It appears blank, only showing the configuration category icons for "Appearance", ...
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Ubuntu Default Won't Load After Installing Cinnamon

I just installed Cinnamon this morning, but I didn't like what I saw after I logged in. I logged out and tried logging in with Ubuntu Default, but it gives a "Ubuntu Failed to Load" pop up error. I ...
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Strange crashes on Zenbook UX31A with Ubuntu 13.10

I'm facing some strange crashes. I initially installed 13.04 on my Asus Zenbook UX31A and used Cinnamon as my preferred desktop environment. After upgrading to final version 13.10 I'm not able to ...
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Trouble WIth Immediate Shutdown in Ubuntu 13.10 with Cinnamon

Just installed Ubuntu on my family's computer. I thought the Cinnamon desktop environment would be better for my parents who have only ever used Windows. Everything works great until I try to shut ...
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Touchpad tap not working after NVidia driver

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon as my Desktop environment. I recently isntalled the NVidia propietary drivers (directly from their webpage) and now, the tap in my touchpad is not working. The ...
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Cinnamon is broken after upgrade to 13.10

I see reports of people with Unity broken after upgrading to 13.10. In my case Unity works fine but cinnamon is broken. It opens the startup applications but no window manager, no menus and the ...
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13.10 login Background without unity

I want to change my login screen background (and keep the dots). But I upgraded to cinnamon 2.0 a day ago and then to 13.10 earlier today. I recently became aware of the issue with cinnamon 2.0 and ...
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Does cinnamon 2.0 really break your 13.10 desktop? [closed]

I was reading an article that warns not to use cinnamon 2.0 on ubuntu 13.10 or it will break. Is this true? This is the article. ...
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How to make window topbars dark in ubuntu 13.10 and Cinnamon?

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10, cinnamon, and I have the theme minty. I am, unfortunately, a perfectionist and if everything isn't exactly how I like it, it really gets on my nerves. As you can ...
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Unity isn't starting on 13.10 (with Cinnamon 2.0 installed) [duplicate]

Since upgrading to 13.10, I can't log in to unity desktop. Light dm works correctly, but attempting to log in tries to start the session then drops back to light. I've already dropped to terminal ...
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Unity Session broken after instaling 13.10 [duplicate]

I just upgraded to 13.10, and now my Unity Session is broken, I noticed it installed Gnome Session Flashback during the upgrade, so I removed it thinking it may have conflicted with something else ...
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How to remove Cinnamon etc. and leave just Ubuntu?

I have Cinnamon and many more. How can I remove them and leave just Ubuntu?
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Auto-update ->Cinnamon AND Gnome fallback stop working

I'm running 13.04, and work in Cinnamon. Today, I updated everything that was suggested. When the update finished, I restarted. Cinnamon crashed, sending me to gnome fallback. Gnome fallback ...
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Lost lockscreen after uninstalling cinnamon from 13.04, how do I get it back?

Alright, I just received a cinnamon update (presumably to Cinnamon 2.0) and for some reason that update changed my lockscreen, even though I'm using Unity. I wasn't using cinnamon anyway and wanted my ...
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Can't change themes in Cinnamon session after an update - Ubuntu 13.04

I was happily using Cinnamon until today, when Ubuntu suggested I update it. I do admit I didn't read what the update was about, and just let it run. Problem is that now after a reboot, the Cinnamon ...