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Where are the cinnamon sound effect .ogg files located?

I just installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu. The sound effects aren't working (e.g. 'swoosh' when changing to another workspace, and 'bing' when adjusting volume). I went to the sound effects settings menu, ...
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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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Windows out of focus on Linux Mint 18! [closed]

All of the sudden all my windows except the clicked window were out of focus. When I click on a window it gains focus but all other windows including my notification panel and desktop lose focus. It ...
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How do I create a desktop shortcut for Eclipse in my Mint Cinnamon environment? [closed]

So I have just installed Eclipse but it doesn't automatically create a desktop icon like Intellij Community Edition does. I am running Mint 17.1
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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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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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How can Transparency be enabled in Cinnamon?

I am running Cinnamon 2.0.13 (on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS). How can I add transparency in the window borders?
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Bluetooth setting not working properly in cinnamon

I had installed cinnamon desktop on ubuntu 16.04 some weeks ago and have been using it as default since then, without any problem. But today i noticed a problem- the bluetooth setting doesnot work ...
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What's the difference between the apt packages: 'cinnamon' and 'cinnamon-desktop-environment'?

I have a fresh Ubuntu install and want to install Cinnamon as the desktop environment. When I do apt search cinnamon, I get multiple results, but two seems like they are the correct one. The first ...
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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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Hibernation and suspending on the Cinnamon desktop

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Then I decided to install the desktop Cinnamon. But I noticed that it can't manage the Hibernation and the suspending of the session. It is not enable to hibernate the ...
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How to define a solid color for background in Ubuntu 16.04 (with Cinnamon desktop)

Environment Ubuntu 16.04 Cinnamon Desktop From notes I jotted down when installing all system components a few months ago, I believe I installed Cinnamon Desktop as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Cinnamon Over Window Manager like 'Openbox-Gnome-Session, et al' [migrated]

I just switched to Cinnamon on LM18 after playing around with Mate. Anyway, I'm wondering if there are any Window Managers that can work underneath Cinnamon much like Openbox-Gnome-Session. Unless I ...
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When mounting USB in Cinnamon Unity desktop shows up

Every time I mount USB disk and system mounts it Unity desktop comes to te front. It changes wallpaper and shows icons but I cannot click them. If you look at the screenshot above icons on the ...
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Is there a way to transition from Linux Mint with Mate desktop to Ubuntu MATE without re-install?

Brief history: For variety of reasons, I had transitioned back then from Ubuntu desktop with Gnome 2.0 to Ubuntu XFCE (got sick from Gnome 3), then to Cinnamon desktop environment, which somehow ...
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Rrrepeattt keyys in Ubuntu 14.04 driving me nuts

Problem: Repeat keys while typing, unless I use an extraordinarily slow and careful touch on the keyboard. (Example: Thhe quickk browwn fox.) System: Dell Precision 7710 with Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Cinnamon Desktop - Clicking menu->shutdown presents no real button options?

When I click Menu then Shutdown (Quit) i get the following dialog: ______________________________ | Session x | ______________________________ | | | ...
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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 using ...
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Ubuntu MATE, Cinnamon Desktop, custom icon set does not scale

I have a quite strange Problem with any custom icon set und Ubuntu 16.04 MATE. Steps to reproduce: Freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 MATE version sudo apt-get install cinnamon* sudo apt-get purge ...
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Migrating from ubuntu 14.04

currently I am using ubuntu 14.04 on Dell latitude 3550 i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz, 16 gb ram, 500gb hdd. I use it mainly for programming, using Intellij ulitmate 14.1.7. The system hangs up a lot and I ...
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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 add-apt-...
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Keyboard layout randomly changes when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3

I have a big and annoying problem, my keyboard layout changes to se when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3. To fix it, I created simple lines in .zshrc but this is not right way to fix this problem! ...
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overlayfs not saving icon position

I am using overlayfs to create some kind of sandboxed home directory for a pc at work, but for some reason it always scrambles the icon position on the desktop (using Cinnamon). In the overlayfs ...
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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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Completely remove MATE desktop from Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04 on my laptop. I have installed Cinnamon 3.0 using embrosyn's PPA However, now when I try to login to my laptop, every time I have to select the Cinnamon desktop manually, ...
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No “ Low Battery ” warning in Cinnamon Desktop

I am using Cinnamon desktop over 14.04. The problem is, I do not get " low battery " warning while in Cinnamon. I also have Gnome Desktop which gives the warning without any problem. Some time back, ...
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Import VLC Codex from Mint to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

Is it possible to import VLC Codex used in LinuxMint 17.3 Cinnamon to Ubuntu 14.04.1 ? I tried to play my new DVD from Billy Blanks ( Taebo Boot Camp ) in VLC - it wouldn't play. Then I tried it ...
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Problem with cinnamon desktop icons

I install cinnamon desktop environment in Ubuntu. Now i face a problem that some icons and file icons freezes as they are image files in the desktop. I am unable to move them or remove these icons ...
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how to load cinnamon setting via chroot

i want to remaster ubuntu 16.04 then i load my cinnamon setting from my pc then load it in chroot using this command dconf load /org/cinnamon/ < mysettings but i got this error error: Error ...
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How to remove the other DE's which get installed while installing GNOME and Cinnamon?

I installed Cinnamon from the terminal and Cinnamon(Software Rendering) also got installed. While installing GNOME from the terminal and GNOME Classic, GNOME Flashback(Compiz) & GNOME Flashback (...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cinnamon DE battery applet broken

Has anyone noticed that the default battery applet in the cinnamon DE from the default Xenial repo will not consistently tell a correct percentage or time remaining? Anyone found a fix for this?
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Simple file launcher and directory navigator sought for 14.04

I am a new Ubuntu 14.04 user, transitioning from Linux Mint 17.3. In Mint, I depended on an ultra-simple file launcher - directory navigator applet for Cinnamon, entitled "Places Center." https://...
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Cinnamon desktop, no shutdown button

I am using Cinnamon desktop with 14.04. Since a couple of months, I am facing this issue. It is that there is no shutdown , restart or log off buttons when you click the shutdown button in pop up menu....
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cinnamon

I'm using cinnamon on 16.04 and I can't open gksu programs from the desktop. When I try to open synaptic for example nothing happens I don't get a prompt or anything. I can open it from terminal just ...
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How to purge unity and mate from 16.04?

I had both unity and mate installed with my 16.04 desktop until I decided to move to Cinnamon DE(don't ask me why?). I'd tried removing mate DE succeeded in removing mate-desktop package , but the ...
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Unable to change desktop environment to cinnamon on chromebook

I tried to install cinnamon with crouton on my Chromebook, which didn't work. Because of that I choose to install Ubuntu 14.04 with xubuntu. Afterwards I installed the cinnamon desktop environment ...
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Cannot change cursor size in text editors

I was playing with the settings and I tried to increase the size of the cursor. Then I decided to switch back to the standard size. Anyway, in text editors, the "vertical bar" cursor, remains enormous ...
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Compiling Cinnamon

I am trying to build Linux Mint's cinnamon DE on Ubuntu 14.04 but I get this error on the make command, can someone help? CC libst_1_0_la-st-bin.lo st/st-bin.c: In function 'st_bin_set_child':...
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Why doesn't Nemo preview thumbnails?

I have a problem with thumbnails on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit system with Cinnamon 2.0.14 DE and Nemo 2.08. I have tried removing the ~/.thumbnails directory but it is not working for me. This is ...
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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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How do I configure the low battery notifications?

My laptop routinely runs between full and critical charge a few times over the course of a day (yes, it's old). Before I updated to 16.04, Cinnamon used to notify me at: 20%, then again at 10%, then ...
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Just did an update in 16.04 and suddenly instead of Cinnamon, I have Gnome!

This is the weirdest thing I've ever seen. I just installed the new 16.04 and then installed Cinnamon, which was working perfectly as far as I could tell. Today I did a "partial update" and when I ...
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How to make dragging windows not lagging behind?

I am new to Ubuntu and I feel my window manager (I've tried Unity and Cinnamon so far) is not fully responsive. In fact when I take a window by holding its title bar and moving it around, the window ...
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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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Cinnamon Menu Not Working

I don't use cinnamon ,My mom uses it ,cause it's easy to navigate (In her opinion) using the windows like start menu, but i recently noticed the menu is not working, nothing works in the menu it doesn'...
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Cursor size in Ubuntu 14.04 Cinnamon with Hi DPI?

I am using an XPS 13 developer edition with Ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled and the 4k screen. After installing Cinnamon 2.8 (not Unity), I noticed that the cursor size would not increase by dragging the ...
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15.10 Mouse Scroll Speed - MX Master

I'm new to Linux, running 15.10 with Cinnamon, and would like to be able to change my mouse scroll wheel speed. In Windows I can set how many lines I would like to scroll, but I can't find out how to ...
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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 ...
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/var/log/syslog constantly logging errors, growing at 1 MB/s

It seems to be the same three errors repeated: $ tail -n15 /var/log/syslog Apr 5 23:32:01 detoo kernel: [ 6042.078785] ACPI Error: [PGRT] Namespace lookup failure, AE_NOT_FOUND (20150619/psargs-359) ...
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Menu/Application Launchers Missing in 15.10

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 and added Cinnamon (kranich package), and some of the Applications I've installed, (Steam, Virtualbox etc) are missing their launchers, in both Unity and Cinnamon. Alt-f2 ...