I have following problem, with my Mint 18.1 Cinnamon, when I plug a USB flash drive, or my phone in USB port, my desktop dies immediatly: the backgrond picture disapears, it's all black, and I can't click on anything. I have to go in my ~home/Desktop my self. Everything else keeps working: the Menu button, Firefox etc.. and all the programs are functional. I need to restart system in order to make Desktop fonction again.
Any idea how I could fix this? It never happened before, but I must have installed some "Updates" in Software manager which doesn't work well..
dmesgcommand right after the screen goes black. You could enable
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