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You could do that via a gnome-shell extension: workspace-switcher-popup-thumbnails Download the zip file and either use gnome-tweak-tool to install it or extract the archive and move the resulting directory to ~/.email@example.com note the name of the ...
That's caused by the latest gnome-settings-daemon updates... There is no option in power settings to do what you want. It was removed because the GNOME devs have decided you're not supposed to do that (the shutdown/power off action is "too destructive"). Bottom line: you can no longer power off your laptop by pressing the power off button. However, you ...
Default wallpapers from all releases are kept here http://packages.linuxmint.com/pool/main/m/ under the directories starting with mint-backgrounds-. Expand the tar.gz archive and from there put the ./mint-backgrounds-xxxxx/usr/share/backgrounds/linuxmint-xxx subdirectory in /usr/share/backgrounds or (untested) let the deb do it for you.
As a first step, you should make sure that Settings | Power (assuming Gnome v3) "Suspend & Power Off" / "Automatic Suspend" is set to off. Basically, disable GNOME power setting features and just let the system take over.
I've just realized that it happens only if I have Google Hangouts conversations opened. They are on every screen and after workspace switch they are focused instead of last window, even if minimized. The solution is to go to Google Hangouts' Chrome extension settings and uncheck the "Keep Hangouts on top of other windows" option.
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