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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?
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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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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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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 ...
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How do I remove unwanted options from the splash screen? Cinnamon 1.61 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove session entries from LightDM? I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 and cinnamon 1.61. Now, I have the following Desktop Environments as options in my login ...
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How do I change the name of a printer in Gnome 3? [closed]

I'm running Linux Mint 13 Cinnammon which is based on Gnome 3. I've added two network printers, but I want to give them better names such as "Colour" and "Black-and-White". The name field of the ...
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Disable/remove Cinnamon keyboard shortcurts

I installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon Now I am looking for a way to disable ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no desktop, only terminal

I installed cinnamon and uninstall unity using a terminal command I found on the web, but I skipped some steps on removing unity thinking it was not important. Now, when I turn on my laptop it will ...
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Will installing Cinnamon break my settings?

I'm not sure the title is clear so I'll try to specify. I currently have Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome installed on it. I've done at least 16 hours of random tweaking and reading, mostly to give myself a ...
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gnome-shell, gnome 3, unity, cinnamon, mate confusion

I am thinking about adding something besides unity into my ubuntu 12.04. My questions are this: -If I add cinnamon, mate, gnome2/3, could I still call it it Ubuntu, or would it be Mint? -Why not ...
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Nemo replaces Nautilus on Unity and Gnome Shell session after I installed latest version of Cinnamon [closed]

I installed the latest version of Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 and now Nemo replaces Nautilus when I choose Unity or Gnome Shell session. When I start Unity I have to restart the session for 3-4 times to ...
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Unity, gnome-shell and Cinnamon don't have their top panel after removing Lubuntu

Using Ubuntu 12.04. First it came with Unity, then with a zeal of trying other Desktop Environments and I have installed GNOME-shell and no conflicts, works fine. Then I have gone through Lubuntu and ...
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Window buttons on cinnamon top panel

Is it possible put the window buttons on the top panel of cinnamon like in Unity?
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How can I install a nightly build?

I would like to install the nightly build of Cinnamon desktop. Currently I am using the stable version (1.4 as of 16.9.2012). I added the ppa for nightly build. Do I need to remove the stable ...
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Can't wakeup after lid was closed [closed]

I change my settings to "When lid closed -> nothing", but when lid closed, it go to suspend and I can't restore it, when press any button. Effect after pressed is not restore, but reloading or ...
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Cinnamon: How to change position of Popup notification?

I have an Cinnamon DE. After installing Google+ theme, i saw, that popup notification bar moved to the top right corner. How to change position of it?
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How heavy on resources is Cinnamon desktop environment?

I have a 1GB RAM PC running Lubuntu. In Xubuntu is still ok, but in KDE and Unity it is not. (The condition of my PC appears clearly in this answer). Compared to these DE-s, where stands Cinnamon? I ...
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How do I write applets for Cinnamon?

I'm very excited about the cinnamon desktop environment and want to write applets for it. How can this be done? Where can I find information and tutorials about it? (I have searched in google, but ...
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failed in install Cinnamon - held broken packages

I am trying to install Cinnamon and allow myself to choose which one I would prefer. I have done the first two main steps. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:merlwiz79/cinnamon-ppa and sudo apt-get ...
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Cinnamon Update does not work Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fixing “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” I used the following commands to install cinnamon: # sudo add-apt-repository ...
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CompizConfig Settings Manager “Enhanced Zoom Desktop” feature doesn't work with Cinnamon 1.4 in Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit with Cinnamon 1.4 and I want a full screen magnifier for video presentations, something that I can zoom in and out during the recording. (I use a Cinnamon applet for ...
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Using GUI without root privelege

Total noob here, just loaded Ubuntu 12.04 for the first time yesterday. Loaded Cinnamon desktop also, to try out both it and Unity. I downloaded an application SMathStudio.exe into my Home/Downloads ...
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Can I take the expo animation from Cinnamon and use it in unity?

In cinnamon, when you put the cursor into the top-left corner, it invokes expo and there's a lovely little animated effect (sort of a blue ripple). Is there any way I can take this effect and apply it ...
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It is possible to set the high of the cinnamon bottom panel to 40 px? [closed]

Changing the value in an cinammon theme doesn't work correctly. I use cinnamon 1.4 (ubuntu 12.04).
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How can I install Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 and eliminate the following errors:

$ sudo apt-get install cinnamon cinnamon-session cinnamon-settings Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, selecting 'cinnamon' instead of ...
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Remove “computer” and “network” categories from Nautilus sidebar (ubuntu 12.04 running Cinnamon 1.4)

I am wondering if it is possibly to completely remove the "computer" and "network" categories from Nautilus sidebar. I would like to do this because the locations that fall under them cannot be edited ...
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Change Cinnamon Panel Icons

I recently installed Cinnamon and noticed that as I change the GTK, Cinnamon and icon themes, the panel icons remained the same. How can I change them to match my icon themes? Note that the ...
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How do I restart Cinnamon from the tty?

I installed Cinnamon on my Ubuntu 12.04, and it works well, but sometimes it just freezes for no reason. I can move my mouse but can't click on anything. So I want to restart Cinnamon from tty, like ...
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Cinnamon on Ubuntu displays no menu

I have installed Cinnamon, logged off the current session, logged in the Cinnamon session, copied the menu.png to my ~ folder, and set it as the menu image and the menu still isn't displayed.
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How do I remove Cinnamon?

Today I installed Cinnamon 1.4 but when I log in to it I can't see any panels, just my background image. Can you tell me how to log in to Unity using the terminal and how to remove Cinnamon?
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How can I install Cinnamon on a minimal CLI installation?

I've come across similar, already answered questions on this website; however none of them deals with starting from the scratch - the Ubuntu core. The normal release of 12.04 was not responding well ...