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Items, background, and start menu missing while running Cinnamon on Remote Desktop

I'm trying to run Cinnamon using RDP on a WSL Ubuntu enviroment. I've properly configured the .xsessions file and xrdp, however, even after managing to make it work, the display is blank, only showing ...
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Root authentication window does not appear when starting certain programs [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 23.10, everything has worked as expected for the last few weeks, but I'm having a recent problem that I haven't been able to resolve, basically every application that requires root ...
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set default size settings for cinnamon-settings

I have a custom keyboard set for cinnamon-settings sound however it always opens up at the same size, which is too small for me so I have to resize it. Is it possible to set a default width/height ...
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Getting failed to start session when installing Cinnamon desktop

I am getting a strange issue when attempting to install Cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS version. I have tried installing this Desktop environment using two methods. The first one is to ...
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Can we Install Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix Desktop on Ubuntu Server?

I have installed ubuntu server in my machine and I live cinnamon Remix desktop. This is different from default cinnamon desktop flavor. can anyone tell me how can we install this on ubuntu server?
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Tasksel cinnamon install stuck at 81%

Not sure what to do as my Ubuntu headless server is now stuck on a purple terminal gui. I've tried to use tasksel to install cinnamon-desktop. It seems it's now stuck on 81% which is displayed as &...
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How to use a Unity like panel with Cinnamon desktop?

I want to use a panel/dock (like Unity) in the left side of Cinnamon Desktop. I tried using Plank, and pinned it to the left side of the screen, but there is no way to set it always on top. How to ...
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My Ubuntu Cinnamon stopped in the middle of an installation and I lost access to Network Manager

I downloaded Ubuntu Cinnamon. I was getting packages and it stopped in the middle of the installation. Now I don't have access to the Network Manager. I'm assuming because of debconf it's disabled. It ...
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Kubuntu - KDE No option for Open Terminal Here in Desktop

I don't mean in Dolphin; I mean on the desktop, like in GNOME or Cinnamon Is there a method to integrate it or create a custom solution, such as linking to a personal option that would execute a shell ...
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Failed to register: Unable to acquire bus name 'org.gnome.RemoteDesktop.User'

GNOME remote desktop server on cinnamon. /usr/lib/gnome-remote-desktop-daemon Failed to register: Unable to acquire bus name 'org.gnome.RemoteDesktop.User' I've used CLI grdctl to set it up but when ...
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How can I switch from Ubuntu Cinnamon to default Ubuntu?

I have installed Ubuntu Cinnamon 22.04.3 LTS from the official ISO. However, I want to switch from Cinnamon flavor to "unflavored" Ubuntu. How do I do that? Just uninstalling the Cinnamon ...
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Lost Sound - Ubuntu 23.04

System/OS details: Dual Boot Ubuntu 23.04 and Windows 11(on separate drives) HP OMEN Desktop. Ubuntu Desktop is configured for Cinnamon (Latest Upgrade). Background Info: I installed and been running ...
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Keyboard stops working randomly and sometimes a circle with line through it keeps popping up

I'm using Ubuntu Cinnamon. A problem that I'm currently facing is that the keyboard keeps stops working randomly. I went through several troubleshooting processes, but in vain. I checked whether it's ...
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Can Cinnamon run on an intel 12th gen I7-12700H processor with ARC A770M graphics w/16GB GDDR6 Ram? [duplicate]

So bought a new bare bones Intel system and decided I want to try Unbutu Cinnamon as I have been a windows person forever but grow weary of all the hickups and monetary tracking...... When I go to ...
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Ubuntu Cinnamon will shutdown (or suspend) if no one logs in

I have an unusual situation: I recently installed Ubuntu Cinnamon 23.04. When I boot the machine, if I don't log in, the machine eventually shuts down (or suspends) and will not wake up with a ...
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My eth0 and wlan0 disappeared and i have no internet...how do i fix

I messed up big time. It started when I opened my computer and got an error saying cinnamon crashed going into fallback mode. When this happened it showed that my internet was connected however 2hen I ...
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unable to use Cinnamon GUI as a windowed environment

What am I doing wrong or what have I forgotten? I wanted to be able to use WSL2 to have floating windows, able to co-exist with Windows' own floating windows (resizeable, etc) while opening the Linux ...
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MSI Bios written to During Installation of Ubuntu Cinnamon 22.04

System = MSI B450-A PRO MAX, Ryzen 7 5700G and 32gb ram. Trying to install O/S on my system but it locked up. Some how, In process it seems my Bios got Corrupted. I've tried several times to get into ...
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When I run an app. I get this error: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I'm trying to run BooktabZ(booktab). It's an application that allow me to read digital books but I get this error when I run it: ~$ booktab /usr/share/duDat/BooktabZ/btb: error while loading shared ...
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Firefox crashes Cinnamon in Virtualbox if 3d is enabled

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04, fully updated in a VirtualBox environment. VirtualBox is Version 6.1.38_Ubuntu r153438. Ubuntu on the guest is pretty generic - I've got Docker but not much else. My host is ...
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Is Cinnamon 5.2.7 incompatible with MenuLibre?

I used Cinnamon 5.2.7 alongside Gnome 42.5 (Ubuntu Jammy 22.04). I tried MenuLibre application on Cinnamon 5.2.7. It caused crash. The Cinnamon reinstall did not help. I purged it completely. If I ...
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Is there a screenshot program in Cinnamon 5.2.7?

I have installed Cinnamon 5.2.7 alongside Gnome 42.5 in Ubuntu Jammy 22.04. Now I have problem taking screenshots in Cinnamon. In Gnome everything is fine, but the screenshots program seems to work in ...
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Is it possible to install Cinnamon alongside Gnome?

I have Ubuntu Jammy 22.04 installed, and I'd like to have a choice of Gnome and Cinnamon on the login screen. Is it possible to install Cinnamon this way like Icewm manager? I suppose the answer is '...
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How can I change the language of packages from other distros?

I installed some programs from other distributions, such as gnome-disks (Ubuntu/Gnome) or mintstick (Linux Mint/Cinnamon) on my Kubuntu (Ubuntu/KDE) system. Unfortunately, they couldn't adapt their (...
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How can I remove Cinnamon panel without being able to right click on it?

I wanted to move my bottom panel on my main monitor to the side, but I can't right click in the empty space and anywhere else I right click just gives me a menu for the specific thing that runs in the ...
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Uninstalled applications aren't automatically removed from the Cinnamon menu

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish (x86-64) server install with Cinnamon 5.2.7. (System installation steps can be found here) This problem also did occur on Ubuntu server 22.10 installation. I've ...
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inconsistent cursor size over certain apps/windows

when hovering over certain apps, specifically obs studio and the thinkorswim desktop app, my mouse mouse cursor becomes enlarged until i hover/enter out of focus of that window. in this first photo, ...
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Laptop screen dimming after 15 seconds of inactivity after base update

Good Morning, I, as of yesterday, installed the latest kubuntu base update, and it has caused my laptop screen to dim after 15 seconds of inactivity, which includes things like gotomeeting, zoom, ...
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Weird Youtube Rendering on Google Chrome

I am getting this weird rendering on YouTube videos in google chrome when running at 1080p (Image Here). The problem goes away if I switch to 720p and returns when I switch back to 1080p. This only ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Macchanger set address resets to permanent MAC address after connected to a network [closed]

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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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://i.stack.imgur.com/TVk9o.jpg....
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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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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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