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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 ...
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Installing Cinnamon 2 on Ubuntu 13.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04, from 12.04 (via 12.10) where I had been using Cinnamon 1.8. Post-upgrade I have tried unsuccessfully to re-install Cinnamon. I have tried: From the 13.04 ...
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Problems with ubuntu after installing cinnamon, unity broken [duplicate]

I installed the newest version of cinnamon on my ubuntu 13.04 only to see how good it looks, hoping that I would still be able to use Unity if I didn't like it. It turns out it was a bad idea because ...
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How can I undo adding a PPA and installing packages from it? [duplicate]

I was following a guide and did this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon nemo Now I am having a lot of trouble ...
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Can't get Unity to log-in, instantly crashes to main Login screen

Recently did a clean install of 13.10, everything was going great. Then I installed the new Cinnamon 2.0 Desktop from the PPA. When I logged in, it seemed to work (except that it didn't register ...
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Remove cinnamon & nemo completely

Yesterday I installed cinnamon and nemo but didn't like it (don't ask me why). I am using unity now and I has no reason to remove cinnamon but now when I launch nautilus from terminal, I get this ...
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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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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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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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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 ...