If I try to open System Settings, nothing happens.

If I use the terminal, I get an error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/cinnamon-settings.py", line 18, in <module>
gi.require_version('Gtk', '3.0')
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'require_version'
  • reinstalling mint fixed the issue. – John Stoneman Mar 13 '17 at 10:54


$ sudo apt-get install gir1.2-gtk-3.0 gir1.2-vte-2.91 python-gobject
$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall  --ignore-missing python-gobject

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