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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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Cinnamon: Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":1"

I'm using Cinnamon on my VNC server. Whenever I run it, with cinnamon -d :1, I get this outputted. Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":1". Xlib: extension "RANDR&...
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Ubuntu 18.04+remote desktop: OpenGL 3.2 support?

I want to remote-desktop into an Amazon EC2 Ubuntu 18.04 instance with OpenGL 3.2 support, but I can't get it to work. The EC2 instance has an Nvidia T4 card. lspci: 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 20.04 to Ubuntu Desktop Cinnamon using Cubic. Cinnamon live does not start properly

Through Cubic I ran these 4 commands on Ubuntu server: apt update apt dist-upgrade apt install lightdm # choiced lightdm apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment I then closed the iso, written on ...
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Big Ram Usage When Starting Up - Ubuntu 20.04

I have a problem with big memory usage on Ubuntu 20.04 when starting up. I have 16 gb of RAM, and it is used 7 gb when starting up. Then I came across this SO thread and found out that this RAM usage ...
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Use mouse 4 and mouse 5 as back and forward in rdp (win->cinnamon)

I'm just trying to get my mouse back button to work on RDP (win-> cinnamon). But it seems to just send shift+scroll up and I can't change that. Please, how do I get my mouse back key over to my ...
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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 when a new bluetooth device or USB device is connected for 5 seconds

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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Display application notifications not disapearing (when configuring external monitor)

I am running Ubuntu with the Cinnamon desktop. When I use on the "display" app to configure my external monitors, the notification (telling me which monitor is being used) isn't disappearing....
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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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Prevent suspend when full screen

I am using Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy, with a Cinnamon environment installed on it and it should apply to both environments, regardless of the user. So my question is: Can I prevent the system from going to ...
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Replace screensaver on Ubuntu with Cinnamon UI

I would like to use screensaver different then the default floating clock on my Ubuntu with Cinnamon UI. I found solutions like this but after an update it is not working anymore. Any idea why and how ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS 20.04 'cinnamon --replace' sucking up 55-65% of an idle CPU's functional capacity

HD's Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTSodoncaoa@tufFX705du[48]$ lsbr    No LSB modules are available.    Distributor ID: Ubuntu    Description: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS    Release: 20.04    Codename: focal odoncaoa@...
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new sessions in my start up settings in Kubuntu

this is not a problem, this is question about new sessions in my start up settings in Kubuntu and i don't have any idea what is it or how it is installed. this is my new sessions: please tell me what ...
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Files(Nemo) Icon Keeps Disappearing on Cinnamon Panel

Recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04/Unity to Ubuntu 20.04.1. Eventually installed Cinnamon desktop. Pinned Files(Nemo) to the Panel, but it keeps disappearing, several times a day. Click on Menu, ...
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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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How can I install Cinnamon without the extra apps?

I want to run Cinnamon, just not all the time. So, I would like a package that has the bare minimum of applications. I've tried to search for such a thing but all my searching has been fruitless thus ...
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^PgUp, ^PgDn, ^End, do not work, in Groovy

All keys work fine without a modifier key. In all applications I have tested, Ctrl-PgUp, PgDn, and End are null--no effect on any program. Contrary to various answers I've found in searches, this is ...
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Can you have two or more .wine installs or wine .desktops?

I would like to run an app twice or more. It is to host a game server for an old car game. Example is: wine desktop 1 = game server with sports cars mod wine desktop 2 = game server with 1967 cars mod ...
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Inverting network status using rfkill on ubuntu + cinnamon

Im using ubuntu with cinnamon and im tired of not having a bluetooth switch, and having to use rfkill to turn BT off. For now, i use blueman to turn BT on and manage devices and connections, and I use ...
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Using super+space rotates through apps in bottom

I use super+space to switch languages, but recently it started showing me the app previews (or whatever they are called) in the bottom panel How can I toggle this off and only use the shortcut for ...
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Cursor size and selection issue [duplicate]

Booted up to a weird issue. My cursor size and selection change when I mouse over from desktop to browser. https://imgur.com/a/NfzkIdX I didn't change anything in themes, nor mouse pointers and such. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 theme with higher contrast title bar for active vs background window

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) with Cinnamon desktop. The problem I've got is that it's hard to tell which window is active and which is in the background. I'm running Adwaita theme for Controls ...
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How to change the Cinnamon system theme from the command line?

How can I change the Cinnamon system theme from the commandline?
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How can I install latest version of Cinnamon in Ubuntu?

My computer's OS and desktop environment are: Ubuntu 20.04 (focal) 64 bit Cinnamon Desktop 4.4.8 Here is a screenshot of my system (sorry, it's French, it's ok if you don't know french to see it): ...

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