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Getting Notification in Ubuntu 14.04 that “Update Information is Outdated”

Hoping someone can assist with this as I am for some reason getting this everytime I fire up my Ubuntu box. I basically performed a "sudo apt-get update" and received the following info: Err ...
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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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xdg-open not obeying defaults

I'm running Cinnamon 2.6 with the Nemo file manager in Ubuntu 15.04. For some reason, I can't make Nemo automatically launch with the xdg-open command, which is probably why inserting removable media ...
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apt-get install cinnamon forces install of python-opencv

I recently uninstalled the libopencv/python-opencv packages using apt in order to install a more recent version manually. But for some odd reason when removing python-opencv it uninstalled cinnamon ...
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Switch a workspace with one click

In Cinnamon the workspace switcher is a panel applet, which works as in the old times. One can click on the rectangle 1,2,3 to quickly choose the workspace. In Unity one has to enter the workspace ...
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Cinnamon won't run on *Ubuntu 13.10

I tried to install cinnamon on my Kubuntu 13.10, just upgraded from 13.04 without problems. There is this ppa: ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable Also tried to use the non-ppa-versions (those ...
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ubuntu will not let me set login page background

I want to change the background image of my Ubuntu (14.04) login screen, but Ubuntu doesn't display the changes. I tried changing the background in dconf-editor which resulted in there being no ...
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Cinnamon Settings appears as Bluetooth in Docky

Recently, I switched over to Cinnamon and Docky as my main WM and it's so far been great. However, I've noticed that the Control Panel/Settings app has the Bluetooth icon (and the Bluetooth name) in ...
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How to install Visual Python?

I'm a Linux newbie but I'm determined to get my favorite applications on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. I just installed Cinnamon. I'm trying to install Visual Python and it requires Python 2.7. I ...
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chmod +x doesn`t work [closed]

I am trying to install this widget. When I use chmod +x .start-conky nothing heapens, file .start-conky still is a text file.
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SSH session alway active, what is it? Should I close it?

I've been trying to setup a server-> client local network with x2go. I have it working, sort of... but I don't know much about networking, SSH, etc -- so it's been a steep learning curve. I'm ...
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cinnamon panel icons oversized

the panel icon size is too large on cinnamon in my ubuntu 14.04 as you can see in the lower right corner. how to fix this?
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cli command to run keyboard shortcuts, e.g. Alt-F2

i want to use hot corner for run dialog window. what is the name and command of that tiny box (program) which is called when i press Alt-F2? This is cinnamon related question. for example, under lxde, ...
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Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04 - black screen after logging

I use Cinnamon with Ubuntu more than a year, but yesterday new error came: A few seconds after I started Ubuntu and logged in my profile with Cinnamon, it loads just a black screen, and then a logon ...
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Is it possible to set startup applications for specific desktop environments?

I would like most desktop environments (abbreviation: DEs. Including GNOME, MATE, Xfce and LXDE) on my 32-bit Ubuntu 15.04 system to not have Docky as a startup application, but I would like Docky to ...
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Installing Cinnamon 2.6 on Ubuntu 15.04

There is information on the Internet (here for example) about using the PPA ppa:moorkai/cinnamon to get Cinnamon 2.6 installed on Ubuntu 15.04. I'm noticing that that the install fails, as it ...
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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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How to purge *all* Unity packages?

Does anyone know how to purge these packages without breaking the system? gir1.2-unity-5.0 libunity-common libunity-protocol-private0 libunity9 unity-asset-pool unity-greeter The goal is a ...
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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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cinnamon just crashed and in fallback mode. Now what?

I was just tweaking installing cuda for theano. It just put my cinnamon in fallback mode. I can't use ctrl + alt + T for terminal. I just want to revert back to normal. Please help me!
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Stuck at loading screen after removing LightDM

I removed unity and installed cinnamon on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, everything was working fine. I recently removed LightDM in favour to the lock screen of cinnamon using this method How to uninstall ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers breaks cinnamon

What is the safest way to install Nvidia drivers with bumblebee and optirun? The bumblebee and optirun packages installed fine, but I got a "Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU ...
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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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Extra task bar after cinnamon installation

Since I have installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04 I haven't the normal Unity bar above my programms if I use the Unity desktop. http://i.stack.imgur.com/hGSql.png If I maximize the windows I see the ...
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How do I change the desktop background in Cinnamon?

I've changed my desktop environment to Cinnamon on 32 bit 15.04, the problem is that I can't seem to change my desktop background by going to System Settings->Background as I have selected a new ...
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Repository with cinnamon-desktop-environment for Ubuntu

I need a repository with cinnamon-desktop-environment for Ubuntu. Googled, but all of them have no CDE. P.S. No, answer about Mate is unuseful because of pure design. arthur@arthur-pc:~$ apt-cache ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Cinnamon

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Cinnamon like this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lestcape/cinnamon sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install cinnamon Also tried this. sudo ...
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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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Cinnamon Annoying Volume Notification Popup - osd

I'm using Cinnamon, version 2.2.16 Everytime I change the volume or brightness this annoying popup appears. It blocks the middle of the screen, it's not just like ubuntu's notify-osd which appears on ...
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Why is installing the latest Linux kernel for Ubuntu taking so long?

I ran the software updater, which updated Ubuntu base on 32 bit 15.04, which as I understand it includes the Linux kernel and it was taking so long (after several hours it still hadn't finished) I ...
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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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UI calendar shows wrong week number

Does anybody know why would the calendar show the wrong week number (a number less -> 15 instead of 16): Whereas the current week is 16... The interesting thing is that date +%V command in the ...
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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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Weird scaling issues in Unity after installing Cinnamon

I'm using Unity on my Dell XPS 13 2015 but wanted to switch to the latest version of cinnamon. Therefore I added the corresponding repositories and installed cinnamon. After changing the desktop ...
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Dropbox: Ubuntu 14.04, Cinnamon, Nemo

I cant link Dropbox with Nemo. I uninstalled Nautilus, installed dropbox then installed nemo-dropbox, but it doesn't work. These are the steps I've done: 1: sudo apt-get install cinnamon 2: restart ...
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Running two sessions of Cinnamon

maybe this is a stupid question, but is it possible to run two sessions of a desktop envoirement at the same time (preferrably Cinnamon) and be able to switch between them like you can switch between ...
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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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Replace Cinnamons volume notifications on Ubuntu 14.04

I use the Cinnamon 2.4 desktop environment on Ubuntu 14.04. The Cinnamon volume indicators/notifications are really huge and annoying, so I would like to use the default Ubuntu notifications. From ...
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Minimal (small) Cinnamon install

I'm short on disk space and want a tiny Cinnamon What are the minimum packages needed on top of Trusty to get a working Cinnamon desktop. To be clear, I just want the base: panel, applets, etc. None ...
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Cinnamon editing

After some searching, I was left pretty much stranded. I'm currently working on reworking a few things in Cinnamon desktop environment. Here's what I need advice on: Resizing the Cinnamon panel on ...
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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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Standard ubuntu 15.04 won't boot, but ubuntu (upstart) does

I understand that Ubuntu switched to systemd recently from upstart. Ubuntu started on the first boot, I installed cinnamon and made a change to grub.cfg in attempt to get my USB 3.0 Ports working, ...
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How to change menu applications in Cinnamon DE?

I'm running Cinnamon desktop environment and I want to add my own program to the applications list. On Lubuntu there was an applications folder where I could make .desktop files (might be wrong file ...
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Desktop icons look like plain files on Cinnamon

I just installed Cinnamon on top of the default Unity DE and GDE, and for some weird reason I am not able to see the different icons on the desktop, they just look like white sheets of paper, even the ...
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How to remove KDE Connect dependecies in Cinnamon or any other DE?

I installed KDE Connect in Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. Now I want to remove the app and all 60 MB of KDE dependencies. If I don't know those package names, how can I remove all the dependencies and not ...
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Firefox is using KDE oxygen GTK on Unity

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with multiple desktop environments (unity, cinnamon and KDE). However, after I installed KDE, Firefox began to use oxygen GTK when I am using Unity or Cinnamon. If a click ...
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Visual bug when at log in screen. Need help fixing it

A couple months ago I installed 14.04 and after I did so my screen would always bug out after I type out my password and hit enter. This is what it looks like. Login screen This is wat i can see ...
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade throws a Error 404 [duplicate]

Some days ago I install Ubuntu 15.04 (x64) and when the installation finished I tried to install cinnamon by doing: sudo apt-get install cinnamon But it seems that didn't work, next I try by doing: ...
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Toggle Cinnamon panel transparency

I am using Cinnamon 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to make the panel transparent but when a window is full-screen it should be opaque. Just like in eOS. Any applet or extension for this?