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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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Where can I find a stripped down version of Cinnamon for Ubuntu 18.04.5? [duplicate]

I have recently installed the Ubuntu environment Cinnamon and really like its look and feel but it is not without its issues and I have had to find patches or fixes. This includes reinstalling. sudo ...
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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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How to selectively remove the recommended packages installed when installing a new desktop environment in Ubuntu 20.04?

Basically, I have installed multiple DE's like cinnamon and plasma but I've noticed that they brought their own set of duplicate apps(like their own file managers). Is there any means to only remove ...
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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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trying to dual boot ubuntu 20.04 and linux mint 20 cinnamon, how am i to accomplish this?

I have very little understanding of how everything works so i apologize if my terminology is off I tried: bootable usb UNetbootin: i was able to get this to write me up a USB, using the ubuntu disk ...
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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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No mouse or keyboard during install

I've tried installing Ubuntu, AV and Cinnamon. I get the same issue, as soon as the install is selected, my keyboard and mouse shut off and I can't continue the install. I tried installs from DVDs and ...
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How can I install latest version of Cinnamon in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

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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IBus not working in Cinnamon

I have configured these 3 languages in IBus while I was using Gnome desktop-- English (US), Bengali (Avro-Phonetic) and Hindi (KaGaPa phonetic). Recently I have installed Cinnamon and I haven't found ...
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Unable to set Terminator as default Terminal in Ubuntu with Cinnamon Desktop

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 from the official website and installed terminator using APT and It worked! Ctrl+Alt+T started terminator. Then I installed cinnamon desktop, rebooted and Ctrl+Alt+T came up ...
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Replaced screen for my laptop, now can't control brightness (16.04)

I replaced the broken screen on my laptop (System76 Gazelle 11, rebranded Clevo W60RZ1, running 16.04) with one I ordered from a replacement screen site and I can no longer control the brightness from ...
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Program Open/ Save As Dialogue No Bookmarks No Places

I thought I had solved this before but can't remember what I did. I use Qpdfview for my PDF viewer. The Save As/ Open dialogue does not have any bookmarks or places like the default file manager (...
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Help identifying orphaned or redundant system apps

Trying to streamline my existing Ubuntu Studio Cinnamon 20.04 experience. I know I could just start over rather than strive to clean things up from various distros and apps over time, but I would love ...
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can't encrypt files with cinnamon nemo file manager

I upgraded succesfully my Ubuntu 18.04 default amd64 distribution to Ubuntu 20.04 amd64. On both Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 20.04 I was able to encrypt files with gpg from the default files filemanager ...
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How can I safely remove desktop environments from Ubuntu Studio login screen?

I have been using Ubuntu Studio several years now. Seem to have a bunch of redundant offerings for apps, etc. listed as installed. While I have logged onto the Xfce interface for emergency Cinnamon ...
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Bluetooth not working in 20.04 - fine in 19.10

I have a Dell Laptop with an Intel AX200 WiFi/Bluetooth adapter. This combo was working fine in 19.10. But any attempt to connect now claims to connect but does not. I'm using Cinnamon as a desktop....
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pasting files from a windows host to nemo in a 20.04 vmware guest is not working

nemo reports in its status bar "there is nothing on the clipboard to paste" works with nautilus works with nemo in 18.04 Is there anything that can be done to get this working?
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How to make custom keyboard shortcuts become active immediately?

On Ubuntu 20.04 with Cinnamon, custom keyboard shortcuts (set via Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Custom Shortcuts) are active only after the next login (apparently due to by this old bug?). Is ...
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[Ubuntu 18.04LTS + Cinnamon], System randomly mutes my microphone during videocalls

[Ubuntu 18.04LTS + Cinnamon], System randomly mutes my microphone during videocalls... During my videocalls (google meet or zoom), sometimes even 2-3 times during one call (few minutes), system mutes ...
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Pin dropbox to ubuntu cinnamon 20.04 panel

Does anybody know how to pin a dropbox folder into Ubuntu cinnamon panel at the bottom? I pinned nemo, but it keeps opening "home" by default. Maybe changing the default launcher properties of nemo (...
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Reboot and restore state of everything automagically?

Is there a way to reboot and get back to the same state it was before reboot with all windows and apps back similar to reboot in the background because the user would not notice if reboot was quick ...
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How the clipboard works

Sometimes I have different contents in the clipboard if I do ctrl+v and paste with right-click and past, I get different output. For example if I copy a secret from my bitwarden app then that comes ...
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Remove both thunderbird and evolution email cinnamon ubuntu

I have installed the cinnamon desktop environment using sudo apt-get install cinnamon-desktop-environment on my Ubuntu machine. I noticed there was a lot of applications pre-installed that I was never ...
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How does one immediately start shutting down withouth menu cinnamon?

Most Linux desktops show you a menu, after choosing shutdown, which is quite weird. Is there a way to make cinnamon go immediately shutdown after clicking the logo and not show any window or menu? I ...
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20.04 LTS VMWare Guest Cinnamon Black Screen

Gnome desktop working fine on new 20.04 installation on ESXi 6.5. Installed Cinnamon using sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment, rebooted, and attempted to log into new Cinnamon desktop. ...
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My cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu uninstalls itself randomly?

I was running ubuntu with cinnamon desktop environment. This problem started yesterday after I installed python3. I uninstalled python by using the command sudo apt remove python too. My cinnamon ...
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Why does Ubuntu slow down after 5 minutes of working with it?

I am new to Ubuntu (18.04) and lately I am having problems with it, it turns out that when I start working on the computer everything is fine, terminal, shell, Firefox, Brave-Browser, folders will ...
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Nvidia GTX 1660 - which driver do I have to install [duplicate]

I have just ordered a GTX 1660 OC edition 6GB GDDR5 and I have Ubuntu 18.04 x64 with Cinnamon UI. I would like to know which driver do you advise to install for that GPU? E.g. do you think I should ...
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ubuntu 20.04 cinnamon font problem

I just upgraded ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 with cinnamon desktop environment. Then, it seems that fonts do not display properly in applets. Basically, I just see white boxes instead of letters, as in the ...
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AttributeError: module 'PIL.Image' has no attribute 'VERSION' python2 pip

When trying to run cinnamon-settings python2 I see the following error: hutber@hutber:~$ cinnamon-settings python2 Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/...
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Cinnamon desktop runs only in software rendering mode on raspberry pi 4

Downloaded and flashed, Ubuntu Server 19.10.1 , to a 32GB SD card. Installed xubuntu desktop. Cloned that to a couple of other sd cards. Installed Ubuntu Mate on one. https://itsfoss.com/install-mate-...
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Clipit won't launch

Ubuntu 18.04. Had trouble with an installed version of Cinnamon desktop and installed the latest version of Ubuntu desktop MATE. Discovered that Clipit wasn't with the MATE package and installed it ...
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18.04: Zoom video conferencing issues only with Cinnamon

Zoom has been extremely problematic for me, after previously running beautifully in 18.04. The program starts fine, but when I try to join or start a meeting, the computer becomes unusably slow. conky ...
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Gnome Power Statistics, how to change colours?

How to change axis (and text) colour ? I'm using default dark theme in Cinnamon, and as you can see, axis and text is dark too, almost not visible.
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Adding Ubuntu Studio To Default Ubuntu 18.04 With Cinnamon Desktop Enviroment?

Ok so I'm currently running the default flavor of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS from https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop with the cinnamon desktop environment installed on top of it, I was looking into Ubuntu ...
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Downloaded Cinnamon Interface on Ubuntu 18. Is Bluetooth connection normal?

this may seem like a silly question, but I realised that when I changed the panel settings there was a Bluetooth icon on the bottom dock. Is bluetooth needed for anything important? I don't have any ...
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Cinnamon on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I want to install Cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (on Dell XPS 15, 4k, nvidia gtx1650ti + 2 external 1080p LCDs). I read that i need to change GDM3 to LightDM as well. Is there also a ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Cinnamon is currently running without video hardware acceleration

I recently updated some packages, and I'm getting an error on reboot saying the hardware acceleration has been disabled, and the package manager doesn't work any more. The error messages keep ...
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Nemo theme issue when opened as root

Ubuntu version: 19.10 Desktop Environment: Cinnamon (4.2.4-1~disco0) I have a small problem with Nemo File Manager (version 4.2.3-1~disco0). When I open a folder as root, the root instance of Nemo ...
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Install 0bda:f179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. (rtl8188fu), or Netgear rtl8812au USB WiFi adapters

19 DEC 2019 - I really, really wanted to use the Cinnamon desktop to set up a new system my 83-year-old Dad could navigate. I struggled to get any USB WiFi device working with Debian using Cinnamon, ...
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Changing my desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I was wanting to know the proper way to replace the default desktop environment of ubuntu 18.04 with the cinnamon desktop environment, How would I go about installing the cinnamon desktop environment ...
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Map some keystroke combination to “|” (pipe) and “\” (backslash)

Can someone help me on this problem? I have keyboard that does not have a key to write the | and \. I would like to map some key stroke combination (hopefully a simple one, like AltGr + P). Is that ...
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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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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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