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You must log out and when you are at logging screen choose Cinnamon:
Alright, well, I figured it out (sort of). I'll post the answer about the crash here in case someone googles this same issue. I don't exactly know why Cinnamon is crashing, but I've read somewhere that you cannot have two X screens running at the same time due to some 3D-acceleration nonsense. What this means is, both monitors are plugged into the same ...
In the mean time, in case anyone else does have this error, here's my workaround. It seems to work fine if I don't define the shortcut in Cinnamon's settings but instead use an external tool like xbindkeys. So, follow the basic steps described in my answer here and then add these lines to your ~/.xbindkeysrc file: "terminator" Alt+Mod2 + z Then, delete ...
The Arch Linux wiki gave me the correct clues, but the actual way to do it is to do the following: gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.background picture-uri "file://<path to file>"
Citation from the Arch Linux wiki: Default desktop background wallpaper path When you add a wallpaper from a custom path. in Cinnamon Settings, Cinnamon copies it to ~/.cinnamon/background. Thus, with every change of your wallpaper you would have to add your updated wallpaper again from the settings menu or copy / symlink it manually to ...
After re-installation of the whole system in seemingly the same way as the affected system was installed, the problem never re-appeared. (And who says that you don't have to format the hard drive to solve solve problems under Linux? ;-) )
yep, but cinnamon-session-quit --power-off works only from terminal an not from shortcuts (this is still uncertain since I didn't reboot yet)
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