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I have linux mint cinnamon 13. I installed it today. Well my problem is that my panel and my icons are gone. There is absolutely nothing but my desktop background. But I'm still able to switch to F1 + Ctrl + Alt. Also when I click on "print" on my keyboard it makes a photo but nothing pops up. So how can I get my taskbar, icons etc. back?

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It would help if you specified your window manager/desktop environment. –  Joseph R. Apr 20 '13 at 20:57

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What did you install today ? Linux Mint (complete) or just Cinnamon ?

If you installed just Cinnamon, or you upgrade from a previous version using Gnome2, you must delete some hidden folder containing your previous configuration.

Unfortunately, I can't remember which one exactly

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I installed the complete linux mint. –  Normal People Scare Me Apr 21 '13 at 11:41
    
And your home folder is also new ? or you had an other distro installed previously ? Have tried to create a new user ? –  ericc Apr 21 '13 at 12:03

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