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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Cinnamon is currently running without video hardware acceleration

I am new to using Ubuntu Desktop and I am trying out Cinnamon for the first time, but every time I connect to my desktop, I am getting a warning stating that I should check my video drivers because I ...
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How do I make System monitor use the same theme as Ubuntu 22.10 Cinnamon 5.4.12

Ubuntu 22.10 with Cinnamon desktop 5.4.12 not showing System Monitor 42.0 with same theme: Ubuntu release updated yesterday 3th november 2022 from 22.04 using lightdm and Cinnamon to Kinetic. I didn'...
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How can I reset the Cinnamon Desktop to its default colour scheme?

Shortly after upgrading to Ubuntu 22.10 with Cinnamon Desktop, I somehow inadvertently ended up with a rather tacky blue-green tinted colour theme, which I have been unable to change. The tint is ...
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Firefox 105 renders only gray after moving/changing tabs in Cinnamon 5.2.7

I am running Firefox 105 in the Cinnamon desktop environment version 5.2.7, on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I have had a recurring problem where if I am changing my open tab or dragging a tab in the tab bar, ...
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How to hiberate from the command-line in Cinnamon Desktop

I just installed Xubuntu 22.04.1 a few days ago, and then installed Cinnamon desktop on it. I'm very happy with it, but I'm not sure how to make it hibernate. There was a GUI option on XFCE (if ...
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Ubuntu download menu messed up after uninstalling Cinnamon

I uninstalled Cinnamon, and then my file viewer got ruined (only for downloads through web browsers ex. brave.) image here
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Installing cinnamon [duplicate]

To install Cinnamon DE in Ubuntu 22.04 should I install cinnamon package or cinnamon-desktop-environment? What is the difference between these two packages?
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Unable to click or type but start menu works and can type

A very odd situation occurs without me having yet pinpointed the situation. I am using cinnamon on ubuntu 20.04. I can: press the windows key, see the start menu and type and open projects Alt+F2 to ...
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Can I have many desktop environment in one operating system (Ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I have laptop with only 4GB RAM and it's Ubuntu-installed. Can I have many desktop environment in one operating system, in this case Ubuntu without counting many user on it?. I am not sure what ...
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Pixelated icons In Cinnamon desktop

I am experiencing a problem where software icons slowly get pixelated until the system becomes unusable, then I have to reboot. The issue is getting so bad that I now have to reboot up to twice in a ...
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Replace Firefox without uninstalling desktop environment in 18.04

I do not want any software on my computer to auto-update without my prior consent and thereby forcing me to submit to the control and schedules of some software developer. Firefox installed by the ...
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Prevent moving window across workspaces on xdg-open

When I run xdg-open https://example.com from a terminal on workspace number 1, while I already have a Firefox window on workspace number 2, the Firefox window is moved onto the current workspace. ...
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Make Gnome more traditional?

I've used Ubuntu since the earlier days, if you look me up in the Forums you'll see I joined pretty quickly. All that is to say that I started with the traditional Gnome 2.x interface that Ubuntu ...
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22.04: Installed cinnamon desktop environment, but lock screen menu to choose DE does not show on startup

I just installed Cinnamon DE on 22.04 (fully upgraded), but on starttup it does not stop showing a menu to choose DE? What is wrong?
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Macchanger set address resets to permanent MAC address after connected to a network

Every time I set the MAC address, whether to a custom or random one and connect to a network it automatically gets reverted back to the permanent MAC address. If I try adding a "Cloned MAC ...
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Make desktop background true black

I want to make my desktop background true black--as in, the monitor emits no light. I can set the background to a black image or to the solid color black, but the monitor still emits a little bit of ...
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I accidentally moved a .config folder and I don't know where to put it back Ubuntu Cinnamon 21.10 have a pic. Where do i retun it to?

Somehow while moving files around, I grabbed and dragged a .config folder with lots of clues to where it goes, but I don't know and I am worried if I don't get it back, I will have real problems if ...
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How To Fix Error: "Check your video drivers. Your system is currently running without video hardware acceleration."

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 Server (Intel Pentium G3240, XEON E3-1200 integrated GPU) with Cinnamon desktop (ver. 4.4.8). When I login I get the message above in a popup window. The system is running ...
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Cinnamon: Restart x-cursor-theme without reboot the system

I have changed my cursor theme system-wide in this way: /etc/rc.local: #!/bin/bash -e rm -f /tmp/HOME while [[ ! -f /tmp/HOME ]] do sleep 1 done HOME=$(< /tmp/HOME) if [[ -f $HOME/.icons/...
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No fractional scaling option for displays with Cinnamon 5.11.0-43-generic

I recently changed from GNOME to Cinnamon 5.11 for my desktop environment. However, I'm not seeing any option for fractional scaling of my displays in the GUI. See: https://imgur.com/a/wEXhaZP. The ...
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Ubuntu 21.10: Cinnamong network manager applet shows "No connection" while Internet works fine over ethernet

I don't have any problem with Internet access in Ubuntu 21.10 over ethernet, but the network manager applet in Cinnamon shows "No connection". Is there any way to make the network manager ...
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Stuck in Cinammon - want to get back to Ubuntu

So I only got out of using Windows maybe three weeks ago - dual booted my laptop - and a friend of mine decided I should try a bunch of things out all at once, so I got Ubuntu (20.04), as well as the ...
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dconf - Custom icons are not displayed in the panel menu

The custom icon custom-symbolic.svg is not displayed in the panel menu. This is a segment of a dconf file: [org/cinnamon] app-menu-icon-name='custom-symbolic' The full path to the file I created is: /...
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How to make the external screens the defaults for open applications?

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 with Cinnnamon 4.4.8. I'm using two external screens together with my laptop screen (one of the externals is configured as primary). I use the laptop screen for a single ...
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Mystery window with no title, no content, no PID on startup

Running Ubuntu 20.04 Maybe(?) relevant: I have multiple DE's installed, and use Cinnamon. This only seems to happen on Cinnamon, and only on computer boot-up (ie, I can log out and log back in, ...
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Open Bangla or avro phonetic not work on Ubuntu 21.10 cinnamon

I have upgraded ubuntu 21.04 to 21.10 and it is found that avro phonetic bangla or open Bangla is not working on cinnaman but works fine in ubuntu, how can I install avro bangla or open bangla in ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 21.10, disappearing cursor

Problem - My mouse cursor randomly disappears after a few seconds of inactivity , sometimes even in 1 sec , I don't like this behaviour , How can i stop it ? System info - Ubuntu 21.10 , Cinamon ...
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Cannot install the original GNOME DE on my PC

A few months ago I really needed a way to arrange icons on my desktop (or something similar, I can't distinctly remember), but I was not able to do it on the original desktop. I searched a little ...
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The deepin theme is not recognized by Cinnamon because the "gtk-3.20" folder is missing

I use Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS 64-bit with "cinnamon-desktop-environment" installed. The link to the theme is the following: https://github.com/linuxdeepin/deepin-gtk-theme/issues/20 Is there a ...
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"Correct" way to install with only Cinnamon and sddm

New laptop, I want to install linux on this machine. I've tried a couple of window managers in a VM and settled on Cinnamon as wm and SDDM as DM. I'd also prefer to have a Ubuntu like system as a base ...
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How do I add my script and desktop file so it's configurable as a preferred application?

I'm trying to set up a URL router script that looks at urls and opens them with a different browser instance (firefox profile in my case) depending on the result of pattern matching performed against ...
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System Freezes for 5 Seconds Whenever a New Bluetooth Device or USB Device Is Connected

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with kernel 5.11.0-25. If I connect a Bluetooth device (e.g. my keyboard after going to sleep or a new USB device, but not SD cards) the system will freeze for around 5 seconds. ...
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Ubuntu cinnamon display settings doesn't run

I'm working on Ubuntu 20.04 with Cinnamon 4.4.8 desktop. Some time ago I started to have issues with my displays: they either aren't detected or the layout is reset to default one. I tried to access ...
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Desktop Freezes every second with AnyDesk client connected

I have a strange issue with AnyDesk. I can use it fine to connect to other PC's. If anyone tries to connect to me as soon as I hit accept it seems to freeze for a micro second every 1 second. The only ...
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Cinnamon Desktop Panel Launcher & Taskbar Problems

Something happened to my Cinnamon desktop. I no longer have the task bar or panel launcher functioning properly and now I have a group window instead. If I add a Panel Launcher from 'Add Applets to ...
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Can't install Skype in Cinnamon 19.3 , 32bit [closed]

I am very new at this. A friend gave me an hp mini Compaq notebook from 2001. I put Linux Mint 32 bit. I now want to install Skype. All the versions I find are for 64 bit. As I understand the last one ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Server 64-bit - Raspberry Pi 4 - The network icon shows me disconnected while in reality I am properly connected to the internet

I have installed lightdm + cinnamon on Ubuntu 20.04 Server 64-bit for Raspberry Pi 4. The systray network icon shows me disconnected from the internet while in reality I am connected. None of the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 with "cinnamon-desktop-environment". The drop-down menu opens on click but closes when I release the button

I have installed "cinnamon-desktop-environment" on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop 64-bit. I am attaching a video in which I open any dropdown menu. Any dropdown menu of any application suffers the ...
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Thunderbird portable with wine not starting from Cinnamon file explorer

With remote working, I work 50% at the office on a Windows 10 machine and 50% at home on an Ubuntu machine. I solved most of my portability issued with servers on VPN, git, copies at the end of the ...
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How to Run Cinnamon on XRDP With Ununtu Server 20.4 LTS

I want to access my headless server from my Windows 10 laptop using my default Cinnamon desktop on Server 20.4 LTS. Cinnamon runs fine from the console. XRDP is running fine from the laptop to the ...
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My Lenovo Ideapad S340 crashes randomly with Ubuntu 18.04 & Cinnamon

As the title says, my Lenovo Ideapad S340 (Intel Core i7, "10th Generation") crashes randomly using Ubuntu 18.04 and there is nothing I can do when this happens. So, the only option I got is ...
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lightdm change badge icon login for "ubuntu on wayland"

I have changed cinnamon login badge icon with: /usr/share/unity-greeter/custom_cinnamon_badge.png I would like to change the "ubuntu on wayland" badge (which is empty) in the same way, for ...
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The lightdm login screen is wrong

These are the steps I took to install lightdm: sudo apt update sudo apt install lightdm # I have set lightdm instead of gdm3 in the interactive menu sudo apt install slick-greeter sudo apt install ...
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Keyboard output reset

Ubuntu 20.10 groovy (x86-64) Kernel: 5.8.0-43-generic Cinnamon: 4.6.7 Problem: Keyboard output reset My Belgian Keyboard output (layout is ok), resets every time and I have to use the sudo setxkbmap ...
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Lightdm + Cinnamon: Missing System Tray Icons

If I use gdm3, the problem does not appear, instead if I use lightdm, the problem appear until I restart cinnamon: How can I solve the problem? EDIT: I have installed these two in the following ...
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Ubuntu 20.10: Change from gnome to Cinnamon on the login screen and not just after login

With this command and after login desktop choice: sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment I am able to use the Cinnamon interface after login. But after terminating the session or restarting ...
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Permit an application to access other drives

What would be the command to allow a specific application to view other drives, like Clementine ? I can't add content to my library from other drives. Ubuntu 20.10 groovy (x86-64) With Cinnamon 4.6.7 ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select full file name including extension

Is there a shortcut to select the full name of a file when copying or renaming using a graphical interface? F2 only select the file name excluding the extension.
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howto to build nemo extension nemo-seahorse version 4.4.0 without libgnome-keyring-dev

I use Ubuntu 20.04 desktop and install afterwards a Cinnamon deskstop. Because Cinnamon Nemo filemanager did default not have nemo-seahorse support, I want to build nemo-seahorse extension for Nemo ...
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How can I switch back from KDE to Cinnamon modifying some Ubuntu configuration files [closed]

I've installed KDE full on my Jetson Nano, but I made a huge mistake. On the screen I see the error failed to start kernel modules and it gets stuck before to show the login screen (I'm using an HDMI ...

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