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Pragha doesn't integrate with Cinnamon 3.8

When I was using Manjaro, Pragha would automatically integrate with Cinnamon, and clicking the volume icon in tray would bring up media controls like play/stop. In Debian testing with Cinnamon 3.8 ...
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Cinnamon crashes on shut down or logout

Since upgrading from Debian stable (stretch) to testing (buster), Cinnamon has been crashing when I try to shutdown or logout using the Cinnamon menu. I get the message "Cinnamon has crashed. Would ...
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I do not want a debian interface [duplicate]

Today I set up an old portable pc to be a dedicated machine I have installed debian and at installation process I have chose Cinnamon for graphical interface Now my system is configured and working ...
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Cinamon / open folders with single or double clicks

By default, I have set the graphics environment so that I open folders and files by double-clicking. This is the way that I prefer. However, sometimes folders open at a single click... It is so ...
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Cinamon / closing two Chrome cards instead of one

Sometimes when I click the middle button (circle) of the mouse on the chrome tab, in order to close one card, instead of closing one card, two are closed - this clicked and the neighboring one on the ...
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Debian 9.9 Sound Suddenly Nonfunctional

Am using Debian 9.9 with Cinnamon 3.2.7. Linux Kernel 4.9.0-9-686-pae. Booted machine fresh a couple days ago, without any major changes to software or drivers to speak of, and suddenly sound does not ...
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cinnamon-settings not working

cinnamon-settings is not working. I'm not sure, but I think it stopped working after the installation of hplib (https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/gethplip). I'm using: Cinnamon ...
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Tool to alert user that laptop has low battery

I am using debian(9.8 (stretch)) with cinnamon(3.2.7-4) interface and have problem with my battery. When battery is low I have no alert about that. Laptop just turns off unexpectedly (I can turn it on ...
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Cinnamon: specific css style for each panel

In file ~/.themes/.../cinnamon.css one can edit the style for all panels in cinnamon. But every panel will have the same style setting. Now let's say (for example) I have 2 panels, one should have ...
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Cinnamon settings won't open after python3.6 installation

I tried to install python 3.7 on my debian 9.7 with cinnamon. I followed the best answer in this post and installed it using the debian testing repository. I think this was a bad idea... It ...
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Debian refuses to switch to a different WiFi network

I have multiple WiFi networks in range that are set to automatically connect when available, in case one fails. Whenever I try to manually connect to one of them while being connected to another (for ...
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Cut/Paste stopped working for me

I am using Debian Sid/unstable. After a rather large set of installation (changing desktop from cinnamon to gnome) I got a completely non-functional clipboard. I literally cannot copy/paste in any ...
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How to stop internal laptop screen from turning off when closing lid?

When closing my laptop, it turns off the internal screen, which moves all windows to the second screen. I realise that I could move all windows to a secondary workspace to not have them overlap the ...
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XRDP and Cinnamon running in software rendering mode

When i connect via xrdp 0.9.1-9+deb9u3 -> xorg from windows RDP client to Debian 9.5 i have this message on Desktop Running in software rendering mode Cinnamon is currently running without ...
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An application comes with a .desktop file; how do I use it?

I'm using the mate-panel on Devuan 2.0 ASCII (~= Debian 9.0 Stretch). I've downloaded this (binary) application which I've placed in /opt/the_app. I have a link to its binary under /usr/local/bin/...
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How do I avoid “Cinnamon just crashed … running in Fallback Mode”?

I'm running Devuan 2.0 (ASCII, same as Debian 9 Stretch basically), and have manually installed nVIDIA CUDA 9.2 and its accompanying drivers (version 396.26). My system has on-boars Intel graphics, ...
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Linux freezes during I/O load [closed]

I use Linux Mint with Dell XPS 15 as work laptop and build a large Android application using gradle. With all optimizations it still uses almost all available RAM (16 GB) and starting to use SWAP ...
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Alt+Fx change to console x instead of triggering special functions (Debian + Cinnamon) [closed]

After a recent upgrade (Debian sid + Cinnamon) the Keycombination AltFx changes to console x, e.g. AltF4 brings up tty4 instead of triggering the function attached to this combination, in this case ...
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Infinality and Firefox/Thundebird

I’m currently using Debian Stretch (9.1) on my Laptop (HP ProBook 640 G1 with Intel HD 4600) and Cinnamon 3.2 as desktop environment. While trying to get the best results for font rendering, my first ...
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Cinnamon DE not changing desktop wallpaper and not changing themes

I installed Cinnamon on my Debian Linux laptop, But now it won't let me change the wallpaper or the theme, when I click on the wallpaper I want it just highlights it but leaves it as the default ...
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Desktop icons gone with nautilus file-manager in Debian 9

How can I make the desktop show icons again under 64bit Debian 9.0 Cinnamon? I switched from the nemo file-manager to the nautilus one and now my desktop doesn't show any icons/folders and I can't ...
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How to switch from Debian 9 Cinnamon's default file-manager “nemo” to another one?

How can I do that? I'd like to switch to another one mainly due to all the bugs I'm encountering with nemo.
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Adding “open as root” to the right-click context menu of nemo

Since many files and applications seem to need root for proper operation or for allowing edits and having to use the console is too inconvenient, I'd like to have right-click context menu options for "...
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Can't minimize a fullscreen virtual machine

When I have a full screen virtual machine opened I cannot minimize it. I have to put the VM in windowed mode and then minimize it. I am using Debian Jessie as OS, Cinnamon (2.2.16) as graphical ...
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debian - screen orientation on tilt

I have an HP pavilion G6 Laptop which I've been running Debian on for roughly 2-3 years now, with the Cinnamon DE. I've updated it to Debian testing as I was having a couple of issue with the ...
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Debian Cinnamon vs Mint Cinnamon documentation

I want to better understand how to customize and use Debian Cinnamon. 1) Should I be using the Mint Cinnamon documentation, forums, and the like for my Debian Cinnamon, or is there a better source ...
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Apt-get installed programs in Debian Cinnamon Desktop

I usually use GNOME as a desktop for Debian and when I install a program like Terminator via apt I can immediately find it in the drop-down menu and drag a shortcut to it in the toolbar if I like. I ...
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How can I stop my Debian Cinnamon desktop from always starting with the US English keyboard layout?

Since a few weeks Cinnamon on my Debian "Jessie" 8 system suddenly started to start with the X keyboard layout set to US English. It does that even though in the "Keyboard" settings the German layout ...
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Headphones only work correcly when plugged halfway

My headphones are working some kind of strange. The sound is very low even when set to maximum, and the speech is almost unhearable. When I listen to music I can't hear speech as well as when ...
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cinnamon-settings and Nemo crash with certain Cinnamon themes' contols on Debian 8

Installed mint-x-icons and mint-x-theme on a fresh Debian 8 testing running Cinnamon (v2.6.13). All themes options could be set to Mint-X, except for Controls. As soon as it was selected, the Themes ...
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Wrong directory association in Cinnamon applets on Debian 8

I'm on Debian 8 testing, installed Cinnamon together with the OS. It was working ~fine -some quirks here and there but nothing critical- until I compiled and installed bomi (make + make install). Now ...
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Screen goes black on laptop (Debian stretch + cinnamon)

I recently installed Debian stretch (testing) on a new laptop (dell xps 13 with touchscreen) with the cinnamon desktop environment. For the Intel Graphics I use xserver-xorg-video-intel. When I logged ...
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debian jessie cinnamon default wallpapers showing empty

Im using debian jessie stable with cinnamon as desktop environment. Previously I was able to change wallpaper from a pre-defined default set of wallpapers already included in system with ...
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Why can't change my destktop from mate into others?

I have installed many desktop environments on my debian8.1 such as cinnamon, mate, lxde, xfce. I found that I can't select the desktop as I like ,whichever I choose, the desktop is always mate when ...
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Debian Cinnamon seems to have two window configurations for different applications

The first window type is desired and is shown by the terminal window. The second window type, shown by the gedit window (but also appears with some other applications), has a weird border ...
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Linux mint has just crashed - Jessie 8 (LMDE)

I did a normal update to the system last night and after reboot my computer just stopped working and keeps falling back to 'fallback mode'. I tried to reinstall Cinnamon without success. I tried to ...
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Resize window button panels in Cinnamon

I am having a hard time figuring out how to re-size the window control buttons in cinnamon. Can anyone point me in the right direction of how to change this? Specifically the padding/margin. See the ...
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Install Cinnamon on Debian

Is it possible to install Cinnamon on Debian unstable? There is no packages for Debian on their official download page, and when i tried to add PPA to my repositories list, it won't install because ...