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Cinnamon automatically lowering brightness on battery

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with the Cinnamon desktop environment. I mostly enjoy it, but I've been having a problem with my current laptop. My previous laptop, which also ran 18.04 with Cinnamon, did ...
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Cinnamon Desktop Installation on 18.04-How To

How do I install Cinnamon 4.x desktop on 18.04? Thanks.
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Wired Connection ( Broadband ) not working on Linux Mint 19.2 Cinnamon [closed]

I had freshly installed Linux Mint 19.2 Cinnamon. But wired connection gives "connecting... " only. I can use same connection via wi-fi, but not through wire. Some output are as follows : $ ifconfig ...
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18.04 32bit: Code::Blocks debug issue “warning: GDB: Failed to set controlling terminal: Operation not permitted”

So I know that this has been asked everywhere multiple times but I tried like everything that was written and I still encounter the same error and the same issue. I'll post more info about my laptop ...
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Cannot get amdgpu work on ubuntu 18.04 and cinnamon 3.6.7. What should I do?

Driver In use : gediz@gg-Desk:~$ lspci -k | grep -EA3 'VGA|3D|Display' 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Hawaii PRO [Radeon R9 290/390] ...
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Cant start cinnamon-settings vluetooth module

I get this error when clicking on bluetooth in cinnamon-settins: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/blueberry/blueberry.py", line 5, in <module> import rfkillMagic File "/...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Cinnamon can't have different language for window

There are two languages (at least) installed on my PC - english and russian. I want to have the language be kept after window. The setting Text Entry Settings → Input Sources → Options &...
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My boot menu is sluggish [closed]

I use linux mint tifa cinnamon. When I boot my laptop it welcomes me with, I think it's called grub menu?, black screen with white text prompt me to choose Linux mint or other 3 options. That menu ...
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Local files are not sent to the recycle bin and are permanently deleted

Local files and folders (from the desktop or documents), when I press the del key, are deleted permanently. At the same time, when deleted from an external ntfs-disk, they fall into the trash. Please ...
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How to list all existing keyboard shortcuts in Cinnamon?

Cinnamon help (F1) comes with a list of most commonly used keyboard shortcuts, but it's not complete. It's also possible to add customization, so you can't really make a fixed list of keyboard ...
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How do I run different ubuntu versions in a virtual machine? [duplicate]

Been looking into Cinnamon, Mint, and MATE and want to run them in a virtual machine but I'm struggling to get the ISO's to run them in a VM from downloads. I think I'm doing something wrong but ...
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Ubuntu Cinnamon Lock screen cannot lock?

Most time I use win+L to lock my computer, but after I use my PC for quite a long time, I cannot lock my computer. If I run cinnamon-screensaver it gives me error: Cannot acquire session org....
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package “cinnamon-l10n” marked as “kept back” and installation tries to remove cinnamon

Starting some days ago I saw the message [ch720-02:~]$ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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Desktop freezes with Cinnamon 3.6.7 on Ubuntu 16.04

I've installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 16.04. So far, everything but the Desktop is working. I can move the mouse around but clicking in the desktop icons doesn't do anything, I can only click the menu and ...
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Cinnamon split desktop into separate workspaces

When I drag window to monitor egde while pressing CTRL (it is also possible by CTRL + Super + direction) it docks to edge. Other windows when maximized are placed in space what left. It looks like ...
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Multi-Screen Setup with only one fixed Workspace, the opposite of “workspaces only on primary display”

I have a three monitor setup using Cinnamon (+gnome apps). I know the option “workspaces only on primary display”, but I want the opposite. I want to have one fixed screen (could be the primary one) ...
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Default cinnamon themes missing or not detected in Ubuntu 19.04

I just installed the cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu 19.04. The cinnamon themes that were installed by default on 18.04 don't appear to be installed by default on 19.04. Where can I find them? ...
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16.04 replacing folders instead of merging them

When I try to copy a folder into a directory where an older version of that folder already exists, say when backing up a folder to an external hard drive, this window pops up: Is there a way to also ...
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Cinnamon panel disappears after unlock if I have watched a video

I use cinnamon desctop in ubuntu, and have some trouble for a long time, and I found nothing in internet to solve that. So, if i open some video in any player (vlc or smplayer), and no matter even i ...
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Is mono-devel needed?

Ubuntu 18.04, Cinnamon. Recently installed Pinta and it has that issue where it just crashes and closes. It's no longer supported unfortunately so searched and came up with a supposed fix. It was ...
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Renaming folders and files in 18.04 no longer works in Cinnamon

Fresh install of 18.04...only a week or so old. Installed Cinnamon as the desktop. Two days ago, was copying hundreds of pictures from an SD card into several new directories under 'Pictures'. ...
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Use Japanese keyboard with Cinnamon DE

I recently installed the latest LTS Ubuntu (18.04). I tried it, and installed Japanese keyboard (in addition of the French one). It worked perfectly, and I even had an AZERTY layout for my Japanese ...
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Mouse cursor becomes “trapped” focused on the wrong window

On Ubuntu 18.04, using Cinnamon, with a Logitech Performance MX mouse, the cursor will be focused on the wrong window despite another window being on top of it, in focus. When I try to click in the ...
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“Failed to start session” logging in on Ubuntu 18.04 server with Cinnamon

I am trying to make a bloatware free Ubuntu 18.04 with the Cinnamon GUI I started with the latest Ubuntu server and loaded a clean VM. After updates I ran sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo apt ...
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19.04 only Wayland work

Failed to run any other desktop environment except Wayland. In Mate/Cinnamon just see black screen. Anybody else got the same? How to resolve it?
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Problem with Samba/Raspberry/Nemo

Goodmorning everyone. I have a problem with the 'windows network' in Nemo (default cinnamon file manager). I configured samba on raspberrypi with Raspbian. From a client with Ubuntu 18.10 and cinnamon ...
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What causes some windows to have different resolutions than others?

Have a look at this screenshot of my desktop: The resolution on Steam is tiny, but the resolution on the terminal is normal. Up in the upper right, different icons have different resolutions. The ...
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Can`t initialize the system after chosing to login with Cinammon on login screen

Context: I have a laptop, running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with this dedicated GPU: NVIDIA geforce MX110. I've found that all this time it was using the default GPU, not the dedicated one. So I installed the ...
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Sudden swedish keyboard problem

I have a problem with my keyboard layout in any terminal. Swedish keys/characters are suddenly not working anymore in any terminal. Works fine in any gui application but not in any terminal. But all ...
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Network manager applet shows 'not connected', and one unmanaged Wired connection, internet working

I have no experience configuring network manager by text configs, used only GUI. When moving mouse over NM tray icon there are tooltip "Not connected", however I see one connection then clicking it - "...
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Cant acess Cinnamon Desktop Form Ubuntu Mini net install [duplicate]

so installed the cinnamon desktop from a net install and didnt install any other desktops cause im trying to make this distro light as possible So it installed but when i go to reboot it doesnt show ...
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Did an auto-update and now I can't access the displays control panel through cinnamon

WTH. I did an auto-update and my external monitor stopped being auto-detected. I went and installed lightDM (I really don't know what lightdm is), and now it detects the monitor, but I still can't ...
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Linux doesn't like my PC?

System Specs (Desktop PC): Intel Core i5 4460 (IGP enabled) Gigabyte H97-HD3 Motherboard 8gb DDR3 - 1600 Kingston RAM (4GB X2) Sapphire Radeon R9 380X GPU Currently main OS is Windows 10 Distros i ...
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Unable to log in to to Cinnamon without snapd 18.10

I have recently re-installed an Ubuntu 18.10 system and installed cinnamon with sudo apt-get install cinnamon as well as lightdm, and also proceded to purge unity and gdm3. I have a similar issue ...
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konsole loses its ability to copy

I'm running on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS. My window manager is Cinammon 3.6.7. I run konsole (version 15.12.3) as my terminal, because I like its features. As far as I know, I don't have any KDE installed ...
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Cinnamon menu empty - Ubuntu 18.04

i have an... kinda odd problem with my cinnamon desktop. After i added a new entry on the menu (using: right-click on the main menu-> configure -> goto menu tab -> open the menu editor) i looked at ...
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Cinnamon - add volume control to the second panel

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and cinnamon desktop. I have several monitors and can't add a volume control to the second monitor. When I right click on a panel and select "Modify panel\Add applets to the ...
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Google Chrome always asks to unlock keyring after login

I know there are lots of similar questions, but I think my one is not the same. After logging in, google chrome asks me to open the Login keyring. Then, I typed the password and checked the box not ...
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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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How to starts apps always on primary display?

I have dual display configuration, and want all new and old applications start on primary display, which is on the right. But some apps start on second screen, regardless where focus/mouse pointer is. ...
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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 ...