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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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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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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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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 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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Fully un- and reinstall Cinnamon (all config data and stuff too)

I have Cinnamon installed on my 14.10 system and recently it stopped working properly. Maybe I did a bad config and therefore want to completely (200%) delete and reset all data belonging to this for ...
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No Desktop after suspened or logged out 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 w Cinnamon When the system suspends or logs out sometimes(see time note below) the login menu does not reappear or sometimes the desktop and all features do not appear and are not ...
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Display date/time in Ubuntu lock screen (cinnamon-like)

I was using Ubuntu 13.04 till a few days ago. I had installed Nemo and I guess cinnamon got installed too (I was still using Unity nonetheless). One of the good things about that was the lock screen ...
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Why is Cinnamon blocking function keys? F1-12 aren't getting to the terminal

I map the function keys in vim to modify a ton of stuff, from syntax line numbering to autoindenting to changing the tab width and syntax highlighting. Unity was a major problem here because if I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu can not connect to freenas share

I have a FreeNas server that has been running fine for some time. I am able to log into my FreeNas's CIFS share from a windows computer, and I am able to log on to CIFS shares from other Windows ...
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Trigger for displaying tray icon

I am currently using cinnamon on ubuntu 14.04. I have an email client that is showing a little icon in the notification tray every time I receive an email. I want to know if there is a way of ...
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Input lag in terminal specific to the last character

The problem: Typing appears smooth and lag free when typing quickly, but taking a closer look, it seems as though a character is only displayed once either (1) the next character is typed or (2) a ...
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Drag/drop and right-click not working on Surface Pro 3 touch screen

I have a Surface Pro 3 on which I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-booting with Windows 8.1), running Cinnamon. The touchscreen mostly works great, except for two things: 1) clicking and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Add control + mouse click for right click

I have a Mac mouse that only has the one click option, model: M5769. I want to add a right click option like you would have on a Mac, by pressing control, and then pressing the mouse button. Is ...
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When a modal window opens, and there is a full screen window on the back, this full screen window gets in the front

I am using ubuntu 14.04, with metacity, but the same bug was happening also using Cinnamon. Basically I have a bash terminal in full screen mode. If I use an other program, and this program opens a ...
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No dropdown menu appears from Dropbox indicator on Cinnamon

In Cinnamon, the Dropbox indicator does not have a dropdown menu like in Unity. If possible, how can one be made to display?
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Ubuntu + Cinamon - Some images are with green tint in explorer. How to solve?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinamon Desktop. Many images .jpg are showing with green tint. How to solve this problem?
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locked Ubuntu screen - apps do not detect locked status

I use Ubuntu 12.10 but I did not really like Unity GUI because of performance issues and total inability to easily customize launcher. So I switched to Xubuntu, which is much faster BUT I have a ...
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How do I create a popup banner before login with Cinnamon on Ubuntu 13.10?

I read the original question "How do I create a popup banner before login with Lightdm?" and the answer given there was very good. However, that covers the default "Ubuntu" session with GDM. How can ...
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Strange blue flashes when using a screen recorder, white flashes when using vlc to record

I use cinnamon currently and whenever I use ffmpeg to record my screen, blue flashes appear when I interact with the cinnamon panel and applets. When I initiate a recording in vlc, similar things ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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gpg-agent not handling ssh after ubuntu upgrade

My ubuntu 14.10 setup had gpg-agent handle ssh logins as per the instructions here: http://www.bootc.net/archives/2013/06/09/my-perfect-gnupg-ssh-agent-setup/ It stopped working after I upgraded ...
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appindicator icons not shown in cinnamon

I had a small python script that used to work from the appindicator on unity. Here is what it looked like I now installed cinnamon. The same code looks like this now. How do I get the icons back? ...
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Issues with users/passwords after install cinnamon

Under Ubuntu 14.04 I've installed Cinnamon. Everything seems to work properly except the users access and passwords, let me explain: Before Cinnamon There are 4 users, 1 admin, 1 general with ...
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Cinnamon desktop environment is not allowing me to install or remove programs

I have come across a problem where, whether I try it with the Software Store or the Terminal I can't install or remove programs or software. Whenever I try to remove Cinnamon straight out it won't let ...
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cinnamon locks up after recent upgrade

Since I applied Ubuntu system patches yesterday, my Cinnamon environment is locking up regularly. I'm running on an older Thinkpad with an nvidia card. (lspci says that it is a GF119M [Quadro NVS ...
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Switched to cinnamon, now Plank dock won't work

As the title says, I was using whatever the Ubuntu default DE was, and I had Plank set-up very nicely on the bottom of my screen. I've now switched to cinnamon and I love it, but the only problem I'm ...
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iBus doesn't allow changing layout

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 with cinnamon desktop I think there is a bug with iBus , I can't change the layout using Alt+shift , I tried many solutions online but still having this problem. Any ...
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Bugsplat popup on League

Every time I start up League it runs fine Patches fine, Logs in fine, lets me view my account fine, and start up a game fine but when it comes to the actual game bugsplat shows up and disconnects me ...
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14.04 : Cinnamon goes straight to Fallback on Nvidia card after reboot

A couple of days ago I did an update on my machine. apt-get update After the update proceeded I rebooted the machine and tried to log into cinnamon. Straight after the login I get a message saying ...
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Cinnamon bar cutting off bottom of window in 14.04

I'm using Cinnamon in ubuntu 14.04. The bar at the bottom of the screen is unfortunately cutting off the bottom of full-screened windows, i.e., instead of ending at the top of the bar, the window ends ...
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Toshiba Laptop Not Installing Ubuntu 14.10 through disk

I recently tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 on my Toshiba Satellite A205 laptop. I had trouble downloading the .iso file for Ubuntu so this may be the source of the problem. For no reason whatsoever the ...
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Cinnamon freeze on nVidia

I just installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine but when I switch to use the nVidia card from prime-indicator, I have a black screen and I can't do anything, except using CTRL + ALT + ...
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My laptop (T430) crashes after less than an hour when running Linux

I don't really know where to start troubleshooting this one - after installing various Linux distros (OpenSuse 13.1, Ubuntu 14.04.1, Linux Mint KDE 17, Linux Mint Cinnamon 17) every single one of them ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 with Cinnamon Desktop installed

I'd like to update from 13.10 to 14.04. I am running the Cinnamon desktop. I tried to upgrade to 14.04 but it failed. From reading this forum and other sources it seems that the cause is probably ...