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Cinnamon is desktop environment which is a fork of GNOME Shell. It is derived from GNOME 3 but has a look and feel closer to GNOME 2.

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How do debug failing startup application with Cinnamon?

I am using the Cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu 22.04. I have a bunch of startup applications configured in the corresponding settings dialog. Most of them are working as expected but one (...
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Trouble launching gsconnect on Debian 12 Cinnamon

This is the Error I get when I try to open my gnome extensions app:
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Debian 12 + Cinnamon - Weird issue with UI displaying, GTK, it doesn't render unless hovered over

I have been a long-time linux user in general, about 8 years now so I am not a complete noob, usually when something like this happens I can just reinstall the DE but I really want to actually fix ...
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Why cinnamon with wayland creates 2 unix sockets?

X11 by default will create one unix socket on /tmp/.X11-unix, which named "X" + the number of the display. But when i use cinnamon with wayland, it creates /tmp/.X11-unix/X0 AND /tmp/.X11-...
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Arch Linux: Mixed themed settings: Trying to set Code-OSS Desktop Application's icon from its property window

First here's my current setup: I have Arch Linux installed through VirtualBox on Windows 10 Pro. I'm using VirtualBox because I am only limited to WSL1 since my CPU does not have Hyper-V SLAT ...
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How to remove Titlebar in CSS for a selected theme in Cinnamon

I am currently customizing a theme in Cinnamon and I would like to remove the titlebar from windows. Could you please guide me on how to achieve this using CSS? Specifically, I need to know which CSS ...
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Set the number of colours in an LMDE6, 64Bit, with Cinnamon Desktop, which is based on debian 12

inxi -Fxz System: ... Device-1: Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics vendor: Dell driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-7.5 bus-ID: 00:02.0 Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 1.21.1.7 with: ...
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Apps installed by snap duplicates in the panel in Linux Mint 21.2

I have installed the Blender Snap package and I would like to pin it to my panel. I did so, but now when I open Blender, the icon duplicates. This is not ideal, as I would like to see only one icon in ...
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About License under software manager

I use linux mint 21.3 Cinnamon Edition. I see in the software manager under licence, where it say changing is not allowed. what is the meaning of it? Please tell me. (Everyone is permitted to copy ...
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Old version of Adwaita-dark

Is it possible to get the old (less flat) version of the Adwaita-dark theme for use in Ubuntu 22.04 + Cinnamon?
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In Cinnamon, when pressing super+right, how to move to next display

My muscle memory is used to press super+cursor right until the Window is in the right position. I know that shift+super+cursor right can be used to instantly move to the next screen. However, then I ...
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Dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu messes up WiFi

I have installed Windows 10 on my desktop and have then also installed Mint OS (Linux Mint 21.2 Cinnamon [5.8.4] to be specific). Before I installed Mint, both WiFi and Ethernet were working perfectly ...
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Linux Mint 21.2 Cinnamon : Suddenly different look after update

I am running Linux Mint Cinnamon on three different machines (and I am still quite new to the Linux world). On two machines, the most recent update (current 21.2 version as of November 2023) worked ...
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Open folder commands not working (firefox, vscode ..)

I have strange problem where commands like "Show in Folder" in Firefox or Chromium are not working (nothing happens). Also, right-click "Open Containing Folder" in vscode does ...
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What is this square icon in Network Manager gui?

Within the last year I noticed that when I connect to my wifi network, the network manager gui looks normal but then after a few hours and more often at night it changes and I see two of the same ...
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Spotify won't open again after minimizing

When I first launch Spotify it's fine. The GUI window comes up and I can play music. But if I close Spotify, so it's running in the background, I can't open the GUI window back up. It does continue ...
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strange issue with my keyboard. Some of these keys will not work, and only on cinnamon. Plus help with remapping of a key

So i tested this on windows as well as with pop!_os (my distro) DE and another DE, and only on cinnamon i'm observing this. I'm on a german notebook and set up brazilian keyboard layout which, again, ...
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Three 4k monitor setup not working properly

I am a noob in Linux systems although I have been using Linux for a few years. I have a 3 4k@60 monitor setup that I was running without any issues in my Mint 21.1. One monitor was horizontally placed ...
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Design .desktop File to Launch the Default Terminal Emulator with Arguments

I'd like to be able to open text and source code files in neovim (or any other terminal-based text editor) when an XDG-compatible GUI application asks with which application to open that file. For now,...
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Ctrl-Shift-U requires *extra* U in Ubuntu 23.04 Cinnamon?

I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 23.04 with cinnamon desktop 5.6.7 Typing Ctrl-Shift-u in a terminal does nothing unles the next character is another u; then the underlined u appears and I can ...
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webpage / html as wallpaper

I tried komorebi which has this feature, but it changes the right click menu. I need something like lively wallpapers, which I use on windows, which doesnt change anything other than wallpaper, I'm ...
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Issues with display scaling on second monitor

I have laptop running Linux mint cinnamon which I am trying use with a portable second monitor. The laptop screen is 3840x2160 and the second display is 2560x1600 I am using linux mints in-built "...
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How can I unify my stereo audio output to make it mono?

I use stereo speakers or headphones, and for "accessibility-related" reasons, I need to have the same audio play from both sides. Now, I don't need this for some specific audio file - which ...
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Can't update nvidia driver, hanging indefinitely during installation

Running cinnamon, linux mint 19 Tara I'm trying to upgrade from 470.57.01, to 525.116.04 I downloaded the .run file from nvidia I opened up a new terminal with control alt f2 I stopped lightdm with ...
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How to get rid of double spacing of text lines in all KDE applications

I am running Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon and mean to remember that I have played around with some settings to make the application windows default font size larger, but running now the systemsettings shows ...
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Terminus (or any other bitmap font) blurry on HiDPI

I'm using an UHD screen and have everything set to be 2x scaled (Cinnamon DE, Arch Linux). I would like to use a bitmap font that is not anti-aliased, i. e. pixelated, for my terminal emulator (gnome-...
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How can I pin a manually-installed app to the Cinnamon panel?

I'm using Devuan Daedalus, with the Cinnamon desktop environment, v5.6.7. I've installed an app to /foo/myapp on my system, and have even created a start menu entry for it via the menu editor. Now, I ...
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Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon Screen resolution issue

The issue is that the desktop's resolution was working well, then after a reboot it set to the default low res. If I set it to 1600x900, then the display ends about 1.5 cm from the top of the screen ...
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Fedora + Cinnamon - How to display "uninstall" entry in Cinnamon context menu?

When I use Linux Mint, I have the uninstall option in the Cinnamon context menu (see screenshot) When I use Fedora 37 + Cinnamon, I don't have this entry in the context menu. I think Fedora hides the ...
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Switched from cinnamon to dwm, missing the way cinnamon unified the appearance of apps

I'm running linux mint's cinnamon desktop. In system settings I have Font Selection->Text Scaling Factor set to 1.2 and under Accessibility->Visual Aids->Large text toggled on. The reason is ...
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Cinnamon crashes when opening terminal on CentOS 7 VM

I'm running a CentOS 7 VMWare machine Everytime I open the Terminal Cinnamon crashes and goes to fallback mode and needs to be restarted. When I run dmesg after it crashes this line appears: cinnamon[...
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Fedora 37 takes several minutes to "warm up" after logging in or resuming

I foolishly posted a related question on stackoverflow and was chastised for not asking a programming question. I hope this is the right place. I'm running Fedora 37. I prefer cinnamon but am ...
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failure to remap file to open file descriptor (no such file or directory)

I'm experiencing new "glitch". When I try to run scripts via keyboard shortcut in Cinnamon (Linux Mint 21) there is a window with error: scriptname failure to remap file to open file ...
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I am stuck attempting to set a udev hwdb to remap KEY_PRESENTATION to something compatible with xmodmap

So I have an Acer Nitro laptop that I installed debian bookworm on running cinnamon DE. This laptop has a special "Nitro Sense" key by the numpad. When you push this key in windows, acer's ...
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Can I set a different "default" browser for each workspace on Cinnamon?

I am running Arch Linux with Cinnamon as my desktop environment. I have set up a few workspaces, and use workspace 1 for work and workspace 2 for non-work stuff. I use Chromium as my work web browser ...
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Linux Mint 21.1, nvidia driver problem

I have a problem with the latest linux mint 21.1 with cinnamon environment. The system after installation was fully updated. The problem is that when I want to install the nvidia driver from the ...
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Is there a way to remove specific emoji from being rendered in any application while using Cinnamon desktop?

I am slightly annoyed with some emojis. So I was wondering, how could I remove/prevent some emojis from being rendered at all? Replacing them with some other emoji like cute cat face could work too. ...
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Shift+Super+Right keybinding doesn't work work

I'm trying to use <Super><Shift>* to move windows between monitors on Mint 20.1 with Cinnamon 4.8.6, where * is Right, Left, Up, or Down. All work as expected except <Super><Shift&...
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Picom compositor conflicts

I am on Arch using Xorg, lightdm, and Cinnamon. When I try to run Picom in Cinnamon I get: ~$ picom [ 11/20/22 23:52:28.630 session_init FATAL ERROR ] Another composite manager is already running I ...
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Change border color around window (edit GTK theme)

I am using a fairly recent version of Cinnamon (5.4.12), with desktop theme Adwaita-dark (and Adwaita sometimes). When I start a gnome-terminal window, it has a very thin (1px?) white border all ...
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Is there any way to replicate Windows 10 ctrl-alt-tab behavior in Cinnamon

For the unaware: In Windows 10, ctrl alt tab behaves like alt tab except the switcher pop-up remains onscreen after the shortcut keys are released. With the pop-up on-screen, it can be navigated with ...
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What is 'csd-media-keys' and why does it block my sleep mode?

After the most recent upgrade, my laptop does not enter suspend mode anymore. With $pm-suspend it seems to start suspending but the power button never turns off. I have read about inhibitors, and ...
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Where does Xrandr/Linux keep display state?

I have a laptop running Fedora, with Cinnamon as a desktop environment, on Xorg. The laptop has a high-res internal monitor, and an external monitor. Yesterday, i had it set up fine - laptop monitor ...
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Random freezes for chromium and electron-based apps

I am using Arch Linux and the Cinnamon desktop environment. In the last few weeks I have been getting apparently random, brief freezes (a few seconds, 5-10 or so) in Chromium, Brave, Franz and Slack. ...
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Showing hidden files by default in file browser except home directory

I have pretty much the same question as this guy but not for Ubuntu - for Cinnamon and Xfce Mint and MX (though of course an answer that is valid for many distros / GUIs would be especially helpful ...
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Keyboard shortcut help for saving, I don't ctrl-s, I do alt, f, s

I'm on Cinnamon Mint 20. How do I get menu bars to stay active when I hit alt? In windows, alt then f brings up the file menu, then I hit s to save. In linux, the alt key is ignored unless I hold it ...
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Cinnamon - Windows do not minimize completely after update of LInux Mint

I recently upgraded my Linux Mint (sequentially) from 20.1 to 21 using mintupdate / mintupgrade. Now I am experiencing strange behaviour: If I minimize a window clicking the button on the top right, ...
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How to shift from Windows 8 to Linux Mint Cinnamon?

I currently have Windows 8 installed in my Dell Inspiron Laptop (I am writing this on Aug 2022). I am facing a lot of issues. I want to switch to Linux Mint Cinnamon completely. I don't want parallel ...
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How to programmaticaly add a keyboard shortcut?

I am using Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon. I am aware of the GUI way of adding a keyboard shortcut. Just open the "Keyboard" application and click the "Shortcuts" tab etc. Easy peasy. But ...
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How do I get cinnamon to display an icon for an executable?

I'm running an executable, /usr/local/bin/myapp, which is an X application. Unfortunately, on Cinnamon's taskbar, I don't get an icon for it - just a blank space. How can I make cinnamon (v5.2.7) ...
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