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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 reverted to gnome

After Installing 12.04 and installing Cinnamon and using it for a while, I logged out and then back in to find that it was just loading into gnome 3.4.2.1. I have tried removing it and purging it and ...
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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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esata docking station mint cinnamon or ubuntu

Try to use a docking station with either Mint/Ubuntu and I have no luck on it showing up using dmesg. Motherboard has esata on it. Custom built pc. Plug hard drive and it does not show up like usb ...
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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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Ubuntu Cinnamon 12.10 - No Launcher on left hand side besides menu?

somehow the Cinnamon launcher (which was having icons to Terminal, Firefox, Home Folder etc) is not being shown. I am very surprised how it disappear and I am not able to get it back even after ...
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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 desktop lost after Mint Update and Nvidia tool settings/experimental installation [closed]

Mine is HP 540 / Gnu/Linux Mint Maya. No GPU. I use Cinnamon. I did Mint Update. I simply installed Nvidia tool settings and experimental-310. Once I rebooted, I can see only ordinary desktop without ...
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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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Is it possible to read from a file from a Cinnamon applet?

Is it possible somehow to read from a local file (or a file in name@domain directory) some info from the applet? So, i need to extract information from local file, that will be created in local ...
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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 XCFE

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?
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How to add a shortcut to a command to the Cinnamon menu?

Is there a utility I can use to add an icon to the Cinnamon menu which runs a user-specified command, and as a bonus, displays a user-specified icon? specifically I'm trying to add a command to open ...
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cinnamon desktop broken after theme install

I'm new to cinnamon. I installed a theme then uninstalled it from command line. But I have classic old looking gnome desktop, although I checked that I have cinnamon and reinstalled it just in case. ...
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How to add Print Screen Functionality?

I just started with ubuntu minimal and LAMP stack.. Cinnamon is the GUI Now what i want is the print-screen functionality, so that when i hit the PrintScreen the screenshot must take place being ...
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How can I use wobbly windows effect on Cinnamon?

I would like to know if possible, then how to achieve Wobbly Windows and cube on Cinnamon GUI ? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 minimal with cinnamon MDM is the login manager i use.
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Which Login Manager is this?

May someone tell me the name of this Login manager ? Additionally I would like to know : How the background image has been added? How to install this (with the apt-get command) ? Will this work ...
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Cinnamon issue with GTX690 and dual screen on 12.04

When I installed cinamon on my 12.04 install, it worked fine. But as soon as I configure the dual screen view in nvidia settings, no more cinnamon but gnome classic with no 3D effects. How do i solve ...
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Is there a way to mimic Windows 7's WinKey+Number shortcuts?

One of the biggest things I miss from Windows 7 when I'm on Linux is the ability to push WinKey and a number to switch to the program in that place on the task bar. (e.g. You push WinKey+1, and it ...
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Windows move to external monitor when re-opening lid

I'm using Cinnamon (on 12.10) on a laptop (Compaq 6710b business model) with an external monitor. Both screens run at 1680 x 1050, the external monitor is located on the right. During normal ...
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After installing cinnamon 1.6 the unity desktop environment has some cinnamon settings

Issue: After installing cinnamon 1.6 the unity desktop environment having some cinnamon settings. Yesterday I installed cinnamon 1.6. It causes some changes in my unity desktop environment. After ...
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The field for entering password freeze if no text is enter quickly after i install cinnamon on 12.04

Iam a total newbie to Ubuntu . I installed Cinnamon through terminal . The problem is that when i boot up, if i don't enter the password before 1 or 2 minutes the password field will freeze and won't ...
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Chinese error messages in cinnamon [closed]

I've installed cinnamon and support for Russian language but sometimes I got error messages in Chinese for example ~/lab/gs/pos_classificator$ gvim ts2ts.py Обнаружена ошибка при обработке ...
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How do I access the startup processes if there is no Cinnamon desktop shown?

I just recently switched my system over to Ubuntu 12.10, and decided on Cinnamon as my environment-- it all worked fine, at first. But I was poorly educated and started using Compiz and Emerald along ...
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How do I uninstall Cinnamon?

So I installed the cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu 12.10 but now I want to uninstall it. What would the command line(s) be to uninstall it?
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Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 stopped working after menu editing

I have recently installed cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 with success. After installing MS Office with wine my menu got messy so I tried to edit it with alacarte. After having found out that alacarte is ...
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Screen Timeout Ubuntu 12.10 Cinnamon

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 with Cinnamon, after roughly 10 minutes the screen turns black. I have set "Turn screen off when inactive for:" to "Never" or tried high values (1h +), ...
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multiple users same desktop

I have my desktop set up how I like it for my admin (root) user (Cinnamon) I want to create a non-admin account, but keep the same desktop setup as the root. How to do this? Thanks in advance.
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drivemount applet on cinnamon

I migrated to 12.04. under gnome / mate I have drivemount applet. It autodiscovers my encrypted lvm and show an icon. I can click on that icon, popup appears, I type password and my drive is mounted ...
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Where can I find the startup application list in a Cinnamon desktop?

Where can I find the startup application list in a Cinnamon + Ubuntu desktop?
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How to replace tray icons for applications in cinnamon

I have my cinnamon bar with tray icons (skype, pidgin, dropbox) next to cinnamon ones. I'd like to replace them with my own icons so that they have similar design to those remaining. Where should I ...
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Cannot log into Cinnamon after deleting ~/.config

After I removed "./.config" from Home folder, I can not log in to the cinnamon session: failed to load session "cinnamon" What do I do? xsession-error: Xsession: X session started for tux at Fri ...
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How to remove window decorations in Cinnamon / Muffin?

I have installed Cinnamon and Muffin and I love them. Finally, I have a working expo! However, I would like to remove all window decorations: I resize and move the windows with alt-mouse, and close ...