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Questions tagged [cinnamon]

New desktop environment by the developers of Linux Mint.

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Media keys partially working in Cinammon

Running Cinnamon (3.6.7), my keyboard's media keys are only partially working. The volume up/down and mute keys work fine (they seem to be captured by the system) but the play/pause and next/previous ...
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pnmtopnm: command not found [closed]

Does anyone know how to install pnmtopnm? I installed ivtools-bin and netpbm but none of these packages provide it. This is what I get after running pnmtopnm: No command 'pnmtopnm' found, did you ...
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Make network manager control individual devices?

I recently changed from Cinnamon to KDE Plasma 5 and I feel like I have googled everything I can. On Cinnamon Network Manager allowed me to turn off and on my two wifi adapters separately. Is there ...
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cannot switch to cinnamon from ubuntu in chroot. (logout button terminates ubuntu 18.04)

so for starters im still quite new, ive got the very basics down with ubuntu sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment lightdm these are the commands that i have ...
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How to fix GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.GDBus.Error.ServiceUnknown:

The complete error message is below. Failed to apply configuration; GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.GDBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The nameorg.cinnamon.Settings.Daemon.XRANDR_2 was not provided by ...
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How do I disable screenshots with 'fn+s'

Ubuntu 18.04 Cinnamon. The fn+s screenshot tool is filling my ~/Pictures/ folder with unnecessary screenshots from accidental keystrokes. How do I disable this permanently? The Menu > Keyboard ...
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Change display refresh rate in Ubuntu 18.04 with cinnamon desktop

I have ubuntu 18.04 with cinnamon desktop, I am using several monitors. I can't find a way to change refresh rate and DPI settings per monitor. How to do this?
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Ubuntu 18,04 bionic and HP touchsmart IQ 500 touchscreen driver

the touchscreen onmy HP touch-mart IQ 500 P.C does not respond although when I touch the screen I get a touch sound "bip". I had Installed Cent Os &7 and touchscreen was working perfectly, why ...
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HP Backlight keys not working in 18.04

I installed 18.04 on a HP laptop, and at first the backlight keys were working fine, then I installed the Cinnamon Desktop environment and thereby also the lightdm display manager. Since I didn't ...
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Cinnamon crashing on Ubuntu 18.04 EC2 AWS instance

I have an issue with Cinnamon on Ubuntu 18 - EC2 AWS. Cinnamon is crashing whatever I do, see picture bellow: $ sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment lightdm $ sudo apt install tightvncserver ...
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How to remove KDE leftovers without breaking anything

I made the mistake to install KDE Plasma to check it out after being unsatisfied with gnome. Finally I found Cinnamon was more to my liking. So that's what I'm using now. My question is how to remove ...
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Can I virtualize my ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to switch from Ubuntu to Mint. Can I somehow turn my laptop's Ubuntu install into a virtual machine that I can then run on my computer so that I can refer to all my applications and settings ...
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MEGASync “permission denied” when trying to open (some) files

I have this problem in both Ubuntu Gnome and Cinammon but since I've now removed Gnome, I only have Cinammon to work with. The problem is this... I have set up MEGA to sync to a partition that is ...
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dealing with duplicate applications present after trying out Desktop Enironments

I have been trying a lot of desktop environments (the original installed one is ubuntu gnome distro) I've uninstalled KDE and a bunch of other desktop environments. Now I have a lot of duplicate ...
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Different UI elements from different desktop environments? (UI mixture) [closed]

There is no entirely perfect desktop environment for Ubuntu. Some advantages, distinctions and lacks: Xfce: Easily configurable taskbar and panel height. Multirow taskbar. Xfce: Lack of native expo ...
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When I try to use Login Window in Cinnamon's System Setting, it keeps showing a authentication popup and never let me get in

I recently installed Cinnamon on my Ubuntu 18.04. And, it seems running right. Today, I tried to change a background pic for its login session. I researched online, and I installed lightdm-settings by ...
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Nemo-audio-tab in ubuntu 18.04

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 18.04. I also installed nemo 3.8.6 from ppa: embrosyn/cinnamon. In terminal the command: "apt-cache search nemo" give me the list of extensions packages. I ...
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How do I restore (or change) the default folder icon for special folders?

I removed Documents Pictures and Downloads from my home directory, and I linked them to directories on different disks. And now Documents and Pictures have lost their nice categorized icon of a camera ...
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Is there any frontend tool / widget for eject application (opening / closing disc tray)?

The eject command allows to eject / open CD-ROM / DVD-ROM disc tray as well as close it. You could type it in the console on most (?) of the Linux distributions. Ubuntu is no exception. The icon for ...
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Ubutnu 18.04 dual monitor issue

I have a laptop (Ubuntu 18.04 + cinnamon) and I connect a monitor with HDMI to it so that I'm using dual screen view. I move several windows to the monitor and then unplug the monitor (all the ...
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Revert to default window theme in Cinnamon

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 which comes with GNOME. Since I wanted to have the Windows task bar feel with no item grouping, I opted to install Cinnamon. In Cinnamon, I lost the default Ubuntu feel and ...
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Autologin on Ubuntu 18.04 Cinnamon

I cannot find how to set autologin from 18.04 Cinnamon Although there are several threads on this subject, none so far match what I have. I do not have lightDM. I do not have any button at top right ...
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Cinnamon doesn't work under Ubuntu 18.04

So, yesterday I finished upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. The first thing that I noticed is that when I want to log in using Cinnamon, the screen just freezes for a few seconds, turns black and ...
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Moving to Cinnamon from KDE

I am running Kumubnu 18.04. Initially, my DE was Plasma but I installed Cinnamon (apt-get install cinnamon) to try it out and am impressed. So, presently, I run a hybrid kind of system. When I start ...
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Uninstall Cinnamon And Install Xfce

I Install Cinnamon on my vps but I don't like it I want uninstall it and install Xfce instead of it, I use this tutorial and use below command: sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove cinnamon cinnamon-...
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Change media-keys shorcuts in cinnamon

I've installed cinnamon on Ubuntu and I want to create a setup script. Including hotkeys. This post showed me how to add custom key-bindings, great. But how can I add '<Super>1' to the browser (...
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cinnamon constantly crashes on bionic (18.04)

Is anyone having any luck running Cinnamon on an XPS 15 with Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic)? I was running Cinnamon on Ubuntu 17.10 for months, all was well. Got the message today that "17.10 is no longer ...
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vlc gui problems worst case crashes whole desktop cinnamon

I'm running an Ubuntu 18.04 with Cinnamon desktop. On 16.04 I used a ppa which delivered Cinnamon 3.8. After upgrading to 18.04 I first of used that further, until I had a themeing problem where my ...
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How do I install Cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu 17.10?

I've used three terminal commands to install Cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu. It ran the first time I logged in, but froze. I logged out, but there is no option to go back to Cinnamon. I tried ...
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How to remote login to 18.04 with Cinnamon as desktop?

Why is this such a difficult thing to achieve? This was working for me under 17.04 and I don't know what has changed. I am able to work with just the command line, but I am not the only person using ...
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Cinnamon dark theme has pale-on-paler text on buttons

I'm trying to use a dark theme in Cinnamon but the buttons don't look right because the background is too similar to the the text colour. I would like to make the background dark and the text white. ...
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The system goes to tty session randomly when trying to open terminal with shortcut “Ctrl+Alt+T”

I tried Ubuntu 16.04.4 (Unity desktop) and Linux Mint 18.03 (Cinnamon desktop) and both distros behave the same. When I hit the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+T the system randomly switches to tty session ...
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How do I get rid of the “opened application” indicator on Plank? (Ubuntu 18.04, Cinnamon)

There is a blue light icon below any open programs on Plank. I have disabled the function to have icons on plank that are not pinned to it, but the blue light persists on icons that are pinned. I ...
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How can I restore more windows than just my browser using dconf-editor?

System: Ubuntu 18.04 Cinnamon 3.8.3 dconf-editor 3.28.0 I have been trying to save my workspace sessions so that when I start up my system, all the programs I want to open are there and ready to go, ...
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Different Wallpapers for Ubuntu Unity and Cinnamon

I recently installed Cinnamon through Ubuntu terminal and liked it so much. The problem that I face, however, is that I want different wallpapers for Cinnamon and Ubuntu Unity. I also have KDE ...
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Minimal install + cinnamon-core, installed cinnamon-desktop-environment. How to go back to core?

I had installed Ubuntu 18.04 with the Minimal install option. Then I installed the cinnamon-core. Something did not work correctly so I tested if that could be solved by installing the full "cinnamon-...
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cinnamon-core, Nemo does not show the sharing tab. There is no nemo-share

I have installed Linux Mint 18.04, and Ubuntu 18.04 + Cinnamon. On Linux Mint, Nemo shows a much better context menu and the file property dialogue box has "Share". On Ubuntu + Cinnamon, Nemo shows ...
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what is cinnamon --replace process?

I use cinnamon 3.6.7 <> cinnamon --replace became cinnamon --replace --replace when I restarted it:
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Short key for moving windows between monitors? [duplicate]

Is there a short key to move a window between the different connected monitors? In my setup I have 2 monitors in use. Usually I am on Unity, but I also use Cinnamon. Is there a way to move a window ...
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Why are my notifications crashing cinnamon?

About three months ago, I noticed cinnamon randomly going to fallback mode; however, clicking "Restart Cinnamon" always worked in restarting it, and no errors seemed to be reported. About two weeks ...
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Edit context menu icon in Cinnamon

I haveCinnamon on my Ubuntu with custom theme. Now I would like to customise context menu shown upon right click on desktop. In my case there is very large icon for Open as root action, which I'd like ...
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Computer won't connect to network after coming out of suspend

So I am new to Linux and I am not very good at CLI and much prefer gui instead. But I have 3 issues that might all be stemming from my suspend mode. When I close the lid of my laptop it goes into ...
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Cannot use Cinnamon desktop after updating Ubuntu to 18.04 [duplicate]

Last April 27th, I updated Ubuntu from 17.10 to 18.04. Until 17.10 version, Cinnamon desktop worked perfectly, but, after the update, first of all, it didn't appeared in the desktop select menu of the ...
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Unable to log in to Cinnamon session 18.04 [duplicate]

I used to use Cinnamon as my desktop environment on 17.10. After I updated to 18.10 I reinstalled Cinnamon using sudo apt-get install cinnamon-desktop-environment but can no longer log in to that ...
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How to mirror laptop and external monitor with Cinnamon desktop?

arandr allows to arrange monitors relative to each other, but how to mirror the screen content (example use case: presentation with beamer where you want to demonstrate the use of a website).
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Nemo doesn't preview all thumbnails, and it's not size related

Basically the same question as here: Why doesn't Nemo preview thumbnails? However, I've tried all of those solutions and still have this issue. Here's what I'm seeing: As you can see, i'm ...
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Touchpad works in gnome environment, but not in cinnamon?

Installed Cinnamon because gnome was too laggy and taking up too much resources. Synaptics touchpad is not working now, but was working in gnome. Already tried reinstalling synaptics drivers with: ...
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How do I stop USB media from autoplaying pictures and videos in Ubuntu 16.04 running Cinnamon?

Hopefully someone could point me in the right direction to find the root cause of this issue or even provide me the answer directly. Background: I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 with Cinnamon as my desktop ...
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Every Launcher Seems Broken 16.04

So, I'm not sure what's wrong, but a while ago after doing a distro update I ebeleive, Unity seemed to break. When I log in, the screen blanks to the wallpaper and never loads. Gnome seems to do the ...
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Reasonable size task and title bar fonts on different high dpi displays

My laptop has a 15" Ultra HD screen, so to make things readable I used "Scale for menu and title bars" from Unity, this setting also affects cinnamon, the desktop manager I actually use. To clarify, I ...