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Is it safe to install applications from PPAs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are “PPA's” safe to add to my system, and what are some “red flags” to watch out for? What is the risk in adding an unknown PPA? I have ...
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Is there a shell-independent HUD-like menu search tool for Xfce/GNOME/Cinnamon?

The Ubuntu Heads-Up Display (HUD) - you love it or you hate it. Personally I rather like a classic desktop, so I use Xfce or GNOME-fork Cinnamon, and I'd like to keep those menu's where they are. But ...
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Cinnamon not loading properly, maybe Gnome instead?

I installed Cinnamon, rebooted, selected Cinnamon at login but I don't think it's loading properly. I cant seem to get the Mint menu that all the online installation guides have screenshots of. I ...
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How to configure XRDP to start cinnamon as default desktop session

I was wondering if there is a way to make Cinnamon 1.4 the default environment upon logging in to Ubuntu 12.04. I can install Cinnamon 1.4 without any problems, but I am trying to run XRDP to log in ...
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How do I install cinnamon on Ubuntu server?

How do I install cinnamon and mate on ubuntu server 12.04? What are the dependencies? When I install cinnamon it doesn't start when I start the system and when I try to use it with startx command i ...
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How do I install Cinnamon themes on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to theme the Cinnamon Desktop? I just installed Ubuntu 12.04, but I prefer Cinnamon. I installed the ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly And Cinnamon works. ...
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Application compatability with the Cinnamon Desktop

I've reading about about the Cinnamon Desktop through this Q&A: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I've also been looking at the various possible various flavours of Ubuntu such as ...
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How to theme the Cinnamon Desktop?

I've reading about about the Cinnamon Desktop through this Q&A: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? Also I've been reading these theming questions: Difference between GTK theme and GNOME ...
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Updating and supporting the use of the Cinnamon Desktop

I have been reading this Q&A: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? It looks like something I might be interested in. However, I have some concerns about support - that is software updates and ...
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How can I uninstall Unity in 12.04 and install Cinnamon? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I decided to install Cinnamon, as it's by far superior than Unity in my opinion. However, I don't know from where to install it.
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Thinkpad brightness steps error using FN+Home/End [closed]

I've met the following problem: normally my T400 (Lenovo Thinkpad) has 16 steps of brightness, and Windows utilizes it correctly. After a fresh install & minor tweaks Mint 12 (which is based on ...
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Unmet dependency error while installing Cinnamon

I added the required PPA for Cinnamon. Now when I run sudo apt-get install cinnamon, I get the unmet dependencies error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Can't install package (Cinnamon)

I am trying to install Cinnamon 1.4 on my Ubuntu VM (10.10) and I can not get this to work. If someone could be nice enough to explain what i'm doing wrong I would really appreciate it! ...
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how to upgrade to cinnamon 1.3 released recently? [closed]

I am on Xubuntu and want to install Cinnamon 1.3 which got release recently. Currently there are no PPAs for 1.3. Webupd8 says to download muffin and cinnamon packages from cinnamon's website. Doing ...
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How can I remove shortcuts in Cinnamon?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with Cinnamon. How can I remove shortcuts?
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How to get Cinnamon working in Virtualbox?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 (32-bit) in VirtualBox 4.1.8. I wanted to install Cinnamon, so I did and I have the option to choose it from the login screen, as well as GNOME options. If I choose Ubuntu I ...
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why does cinnamon desktop installation install Unity and Gnome packages?

I recently installed Cinnamon Desktop package but when i rebooted then at the login screen, i saw apart from Cinnamon, there was Unity and Gnome also present whereas i only installed cinnamon. Why ...
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I installed Cinnamon in Virtualbox but it doesn't start

I installed Cinnamon two days ago in Ubuntu doing this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:merlwiz79/cinnamon-ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon cinnamon-session cinnamon-settings But ...
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No menu option to “switch user” in Cinnamon desktop

The menu has options to lock the screen, log out and shutdown, but there isn't an option that allows me to switch to a different user. Is there another way to do that or, even better, is there a way ...
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Best performance: Gnome 3, Unity or Cinnamon? [closed]

Which one of these three configurations consumes the least resources?
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How to enable Unity's Global Menu in Cinnamon desktop? [closed]

I installed the Cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu 11.10 64bit but the global menu does not show up. I read that it stills appears and there is a way you can remove it (by uninstalling the menu packages). ...
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How to switch the window buttons to the left in Cinnamon?

I tried Ubuntu Tweak and dconf-editor but nothing seemed to help. Perhaps if there is an extension for the same, please share if you happen to know this or any other workaround.
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Cinnamon, desktop without panel [closed]

I have installed the Cinnamon without problems from the PPA. When I want to test it, the desktop shows no panel after login! I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with gnome 3.2. It seems as if some gnome ...
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Intel 852GME driver

UPDATE 1: So just to finalise the question/answer, it is not possible for me to install the correct drivers for my laptop on Ubuntu 10.04. I will have to wait for Ubuntu 12.04 if I want to stick ...
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How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop?

I have read that there is a new Gnome-2 like interface called Cinnamon produced by the Linux Mint developers. Is this available for Ubuntu users - and if so how do I install it?