I have Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, and I just installed Cinnamon 2.0 desktop. When I try to open files /Home is not responding and freezes.

I can access specific folders like ~/Picture and ~/Music from 'search' and 'menu' and it responds, but only the /Home folder freezes. I also get a pop up message:

Home is not Responding: "Force Quit" or "Wait".

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Please Help!!


Try this:

sudo apt-get remove cinnamon
sudo apt-get autoremove


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon

The commands above will remove your current installed version of cinnamon and then reinstall it.

  • Thanks for your reply. Actually before the pop up "Home is not responding" the loading wheel appears. I decided to just let it load and see what happens and before you know it, it loaded. I guess there was two huge file that was installed that took a long time to load. 1 file named "9zkj6qvPTK" has 295,000+ items in it, and the other file named "wtkTPPrTTi" has 730,000+ items in it. It takes a while to load. My question now is What is those files?, Can I delete those file?, and What to do with those files, if I should not delete it? Please help!!
    – Chente
    Apr 14 '14 at 5:30

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