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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dependency error while installing cinnamon

I get following error while installing Cinnamon sudo apt-get install cinnamon Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Cinnamon settings are not default after installing Cinnamon in Ubuntu 12.10

I tried out Cinnamon UI in Ubuntu 12.10 today and found that Cinnamon settings were not default (like when right-clicking desktop > change background, it shows the Ubuntu settings window not Cinnamon ...
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Strange blue flashes when using a screen recorder, white flashes when using vlc to record

I use cinnamon currently and whenever I use ffmpeg to record my screen, blue flashes appear when I interact with the cinnamon panel and applets. When I initiate a recording in vlc, similar things ...
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Cinnamon settings will not open on 12.04 (Cinnamon 1.6.7 stable)

Have Cinnamon 1.6.7 (stable) for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise installed. Cannot open the Cinnamon settings Panel. I have tried both Stable & Nightly same thing. Have changed 1 item in ...
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Trying to install cinnamon and getting a dependency error [duplicate]

Trying to install cinnamon 1.6.4 using apt-get install cinnamon and I'm getting this error. How can I resolve this error? cinnamon : Depends: gir1.2-muffin-3.0 but it is not going to be installed ...
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Cinnamon themes don't show up in Cinnamon settings

I've been having an issue with trying to get a new theme working with Cinnamon. I installed Cinnamon using the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable ...
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What to do about those Shutdown Errors?

When I press shutdown it goes to this screen: mountall: Disconnected from Plymouth acpid : exiting [1078.933492] INFO: task Xorg :1128 blocked for more than 120 seconds. [1078.933628] "echo 0 > ...
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Irritating window stuck always on top

10. Sometimes there is a small window(corrupt) appearing, once it is there, it sticks there on top of all, irrespctive of whatever I do except logout. I have tried different options like cinnamon, ...
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How do I widen Cinnamon's panel entries?

I pack a great deal of information into the status line of terminals and like to be able to see it in the panel, but to see it all, I need Cinnamon to let me make the panel entries a bit wider. I've ...
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Why is Cinnamon blocking function keys? F1-12 aren't getting to the terminal

I map the function keys in vim to modify a ton of stuff, from syntax line numbering to autoindenting to changing the tab width and syntax highlighting. Unity was a major problem here because if I ...
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Xubuntu 1080p HD video play and CPU usage

I am looking for a light version of Linux. I tried out Unity desktop but it is a bit too much for my laptop so I switched to Mint Cinnamon. It is less heavy but I could not install my graphics card ...
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How do I disable the Workspace Switcher in the Cinnamon environment I use with 12.04LTS?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Cinnamon DE on my laptop. Whenever I move the mouse cursor to the top left area of the screen, the workspace switcher comes up to offer multiple workspaces. How do I ...
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Will running Cinnamon on 12.04 slow down ubuntu? [duplicate]

I really like the Cinnamon interface ( already know how to get cinnamon on Ubuntu) Just need to know if it will slow down my computer. I use Unity on 12.04 Ubuntu As requested here are my computer ...
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Screenshot utilty keeps taking the same pictures. (and using ffmpeg x11grab does the same) [closed]

The titles says it all. And this seems to happen a lot after installing Steam. At least I think it's tied into Steam because I start getting odd artifacts when starting Steam when. I don't think I ...
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Screen size issues with Cinnamon on 12.10 [closed]

I use Ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME3 with no issues. I recently decided to try the Cinnamon desktop environment. It installed without issue, and I can easily log in with Cinnamon, but I get various screen ...
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Can't boot my Ubuntu 12.04 machine; displays error on start

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 running Cinnamon desktop. I tried to reboot, and now I get an error and the system halts. The error is: > Starting nanny (Parental Control Daemon): > ...
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Cinnamon on Ubuntu high cpu usage

I am using the desktop environment Cinnamon on my 12.10 install. Everything works great, except that it uses an absurdly high amount of my cpu. My third core is always at +60%. Any ideas?
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Cinnamon, Stuck with 'old style' menu

I tried installing nvidia drivers, but that didn't work, so I reverted to the nouveau ones. Everything is almost back to normal except my cinnamon menu is looking strange (and I can't do things like ...
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How to install dcop?

I tried to run dcop, since my yakuake cannot be shown again in my Cinnamon, and I don't want to restart my yakuake. I found that this command can make my yakuake show again: dcop yakuake ...
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12.10 Cinnamon problems

I have just installed 12.10, but my graphic card doesn't support Unity (3D) and I installed Cinnamon. My problem is that when I go to open Cinnamon it's like GNOME (when I go to GNOME there is the ...
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Custom desktop environment for Debian/Ubuntu [closed]

I like Unity a lot for its gorgeous dash and panel look, the global menu and HUD, the super+# shortcuts and that's it. I really hate it for the stupid launcher and its general inflexibility compared ...
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Is running Cinnamon on Lubuntu a good idea?

I dont really want to use linux mint 14 cinnamon, but I love the interface. Is it a good idea to stick to Ubuntu and run cinnamon on it? Does it work 100% fine? Another thing: is it a good idea to ...
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KDE theme appears in Unity, Cinnamon, and XFCE

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity, Cinnamon, XCFE, and KDE installed. Every time I run KDE, the KDE theme appears in all the applications when run on any of the other desktops. I'd really ...
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I cannot reinstall Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04. How can I do so?

I had installed Cinnamon 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 earlier but I couldn't upgrade it to 1.6+. I uninstalled (and purged) it to do a fresh install; but now I am getting an error as follows: sudo apt-get ...
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How do I restore the file progress dialog after closing it?

I was copying a ISO from my PC, accidently closed the window, and now the progress windows is away. How can I bring it back?