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Ubuntu 14.04 (cinnamon desktop) freezing, typically when using terminal

This is really strange, but frequently, Ubuntu freezes when I'm trying to enter (even basic) commands in the terminal. It does randomly happen when opening programs like Chrome as well. It freezes for ...
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I can´t install Cinammon on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm new on linux and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 lts. I want to install cinnamon but after typing sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinammon-stable it shows me this: Cannot ...
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How do I make the Suspend Option Appear in 14.04 with Cinnamon 2.2

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 with Cinnamon 2 to Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinnamon 2.2 I no longer have the option to Suspend from the shutdown menu. Closing the lid will not suspend the system ...
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Which niceness to give to prevent freezing?

If I wanted to give my main system, desktop cinnamon, the highest priority, which PID should I set this for? The reason is because I have a program that runs for days and would hog up all the ...
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No dropdown menu appears from Dropbox indicator on Cinnamon

In Cinnamon, the Dropbox indicator does not have a dropdown menu like in Unity. If possible, how can one be made to display?
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How To Install Cinnamon on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've read some things in some forums however they usually tell me to add a PPA third, to update and run the command apt to install the cinnamon, but it never works. When running the command returns ...
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Blank screen when running cinnamon and cairo dock

Here is the problem that I am haveing. When I log in using Gnome w/ cairo dock I get a blank screen and a mouse cursor. I can not right click or anything. I hit alt f2 and it brings up the tty term. I ...
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How to set Ubuntu with Cinnamon to hibernate when lid is closed with external monitor?

If I have external monitor attached, closing lid won't hibernate my computer. In normal Ubuntu I could edit this in power settings but how could I set set my Ubuntu with Cinnamon to do this?
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Ubuntu + Cinamon - Some images are with green tint in explorer. How to solve?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinamon Desktop. Many images .jpg are showing with green tint. How to solve this problem?
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Lock screen automatically in Cinnamon

How can I set computer to turn off my monitor and lock my screen after a minute in Cinnamon. In Unity I can just go to brightness and lock and set it but in Cinnamon I can't see that setting. If I go ...
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Is this Cinnamon Panel item also available in Xfce? (or alternative)

I'm still wondering which distro to use. So far I've tried Linux Mint 17 and I liked that, but now I'm onto Xubuntu. In Mint (with Cinnamon) there was a really nifty (and popular) panel item called: ...
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Ubuntu Cinnamon menu is too tall for my netbooks screen [closed]

I decided I wanted to try out ubuntu cinnamon on my acer aspire one d257, but the start menu is too tall for the 1024x600 display. Please help me, I do not need cinnamon to work but it would be a nice ...
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Cannot update because of Missing packages (12.04 LTS)

I'm not being able to update my Ubuntu 12.04 because of missing packages, how can I solve it? Here's a link of the error I'm getting every time I want to update: Thanks in advance
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Cinnamon PPA was not found

I am unable to add Cinnamon PPA on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The add-apt-repository can't access the PPA. Also, when I visit PPA URL on https://launchpad.net/~gwendal-lebihan-dev/+archive/cinnamon-stable, I ...
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cinnamon installation error in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I used these commands in ubuntu 12.04 for install cinnamon theme. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon But the terminal ...
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Can't add PPA (cinnamon-stable) [duplicate]

Trying to add the PPA for the cinnamon desktop as suggested by many sites (e.g. How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop?) gives the following error: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/...
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Cinnamon being a complete mess on Ubuntu

After installing Cinnamon the desktop icons on cinnmaon have black text where i want white and the windows are appearing as follows: And for the desktop, it is appearing like this, How do i remove ...
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Start applications in Systemtray

I'm using Cinnamon as my DE. I inserted the Seafile Sync Client (seafile-applet) to start synchonisation automatically. But it is really annoying, that the application-window starts, too. So is ...
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No Video Graphics (Cinnamon Fallback Mode)

After installing a .package file (LaCie Network Manager), I restarted my computer and the login screen does not appear anymore. I opened the terminal with CTRL + 2 and I could start MDM with sudo mdm. ...
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locked Ubuntu screen - apps do not detect locked status

I use Ubuntu 12.10 but I did not really like Unity GUI because of performance issues and total inability to easily customize launcher. So I switched to Xubuntu, which is much faster BUT I have a ...
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Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04?

Any word on when Cinnamon may be updated for Ubuntu 14.04? I know it takes time, so I hope no one thinks I am being an impatient little brat, just curious. Thanks all!
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After installing cinnamon ,can't change access ubuntu wallpapers

After installing cinnamon by removing ubuntu 14.04 unity with steps from This Link I am unable to see and change trusty wallpapers from control center in cinnamon. Need help ...
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“Unable to locate package cinnamon” when trying to install cinnamon

i want to install cinnamon on ubuntu 14.04, but i get an error "unable to locate package cinnamon" sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Is it already possible to install cinnamon on new "trusty" Ubuntu? If yes, how? I have tried to search it in official repos but without success and ppa that worked on 13.10 gwendal-lebihan-dev/...
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Nemo '/Home' folder freezes

I have Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, and I just installed Cinnamon 2.0 desktop. When I try to open files /Home is not responding and freezes. I can access specific folders like ~/Picture and ~/Music from '...
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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 tmux....
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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 desktop)...
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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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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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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 http://ppa.launchpad.net/merlwiz79/cinnamon-ppa/...
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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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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 Keyboard->...
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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.