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I think I may have chosen Mint-with no codecs from the downloads section. What should I do to get the nicer cinnamon window styling as in this page?. I have attached an image to show how my window title bar looks like.

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2026:rag@rag-work-laptop:~/Documents$  findp muffin
rag       8195  2757  0 17:56 pts/0    00:00:00 grep --color=auto -i muffin

2027:rag@rag-work-laptop:~/Documents$  findp cinnamon
rag       1771  1214  0 14:05 ?        00:00:00 gnome-session --session cinnamon
rag       1848  1771  0 14:05 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/dbus-
launch --exit-with-session gnome-session-cinnamon
rag       1851     1  0 14:05 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/dbus-launch --exit-with-session gnome-session-cinnamon
rag       2101  1771  2 14:05 ?        00:04:42 /usr/bin/cinnamon

display managers:

2028:rag@rag-work-laptop:~/Documents$  findp gdm
rag       8199  2757  0 17:56 pts/0    00:00:00 grep --color=auto -i gdm

2029:rag@rag-work-laptop:~/Documents$  findp mdm
root      1213     1  0 14:05 ?        00:00:00 /usr/sbin/mdm
root      1214  1213  0 14:05 ?        00:00:00 /usr/sbin/mdm
root      1244  1214  1 14:05 tty8     00:04:16 /usr/bin/X :0 -audit 0 -auth /var/lib/mdm/:0.Xauth -nolisten tcp vt8
rag       8201  2757  0 17:56 pts/0    00:00:00 grep --color=auto -i mdm

window managers: before i tried installing muffin

2041:rag@rag-work-laptop:~/Documents$  dpkg -l | g muffin
ii  gir1.2-muffin-3.0                           1.1.2+nadia                               amd64        GObject introspection data for Muffin
ii  libmuffin0                                  1.1.2+nadia                               amd64        window manager library from the Muffin window manager
ii  muffin-common                               1.1.2+nadia                               all          shared files for the Muffin window manager

I have now installed muffin but muffin does not start on X start up and I still have the same old style.

2056:rag@rag-work-laptop:~/Documents$  dpkg -l | g -i muffin
ii  gir1.2-muffin-3.0                           1.1.2+nadia                               amd64        GObject introspection data for Muffin
ii  libmuffin0                                  1.1.2+nadia                               amd64        window manager library from the Muffin window manager
ii  muffin                                      1.1.2+nadia                               amd64        lightweight GTK+ window manager
ii  muffin-common                               1.1.2+nadia                               all          shared files for the Muffin window manager
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When I installed Mint after wiping Ubuntu, I remounted my backed up Ubuntu /home partition. Thus the theme settings for Mint were not available. So I had to go to Preferences -> Cinnamon Settings -> Themes to switch to a different theme. Now, I have nicer window title bars.

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