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2-key Keybindings (e.g. alt-shift) override 3-key bindings (e.g. alt-shift-1). How can I fix that?

If I have a 3key binding (e.g. alt-shift-1) and 2-key binding (e.g. alt-shift), when I press alt-shift-1 it just does the alt-shift binding instead (and writes shift+1). Shorter bindings override ...
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PPA addition taking too long

I have a moderately new installation of Linux Mint 19.1. Since I installed it two months ago when I try to add a PPA by sudo add-apt-repository in terminal I get a black screen. At first I thought I ...
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How to Automount NTFS partition and make it avaiable without clicking drive in file manager?

I'm running Linux Mint 19, Cinnamon. This particular issue has existed on mint 18 as well as Mate and Cinnamon desktop environments The problem is this: I have a single drive partitioned into ...
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What are the things removed to make Linux Mint lightweight from Ubuntu?

Ubuntu is upstream to Linux Mint and with that, I saw Linux Mint is lightweight since it has unnecessary bloatwares removed which we had in Ubuntu. Ubuntu Gnome takes 780MB of RAM in idle usage while ...
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Terminal command to disable Mouse Keys accessibility feature

Running Ubuntu-server 17.04 x64 with Cinammon 3.2.7. It seems that the mousekeys function is enabled by default, which disables the numpad and turns it into a mouse emulator. Attempting to disable ...
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Weird font rendering issue in Linux Mint 18.1 (Cinnamon)

I installed LM18.1 on my fathers old laptop (Samsung P400, more infos attached at the end). There is a weird rendering issue only in Cinnamon-specific windows: It is notable that while e.g. the ...
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Why is my dconf setting suddenly non-writable?

I'm trying to change my screensaver settings in Cinnamon 2.6.13 on Ubuntu 14.04 trusty. When the system image was fresh, I was able to change the setting /org/cinnamon/desktop/screensaver/ask-for-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 excessive disk activity

I recently upgraded my laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. Mostly due to Cinnamon becoming unstable. I did a clean install of Ubunutu 16.04 with cinnamon. I have noticed that my SSD disk is constantly "...
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Cinnamon over Ubuntu known issues

I have been a long time Linux Mint user, and I really like Cinnamon. I know that Cinnamon can be installed over Ubuntu to replace Unity. My question is this: if one were to do install Cinnamon over ...
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“File”, “Edit” etc. Will Not Show Up On Cinnamon Desktop Ubuntu 16.04LTS

I recently switched to the cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I am wondering why the window options such as "File" and "Edit" aren't showing up at the top of my windows. Occasionally they show ...
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How do I customise a keyboard layout in Cinnamon / Ubuntu?

I can see in Cinnamon you can select a new keyboard layout in - start - keyboard - layouts. But none of the layouts there match my new keyboard. How do I redefine a single key (differently placed ...
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Synaptic Package Manager & Software Manager Not Opening

In Linux Mint 17, when I try to open Synaptic Package Manager or Software Manager from the gui, the popup appears to enter my password. Yet when I enter it correctly, nothing happens; neither window ...
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Is there a key binding to switch to “last” workspace in mint 17.2?

Mint 17.2, Cinnamon. I use dconf editor to set up my hot keys to switch between workspaces. Here is the relevant portion of my workspace key bindings: What I want is a key binding that switches ...
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How to add shortcut to Cinnamon taskbar

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinnamon desktop. After trying to create a shortcut for a PDF file to Cinnamon's Taskbar, I found maybe I should have searched for a folder containing the Taskbar's ...
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Themes app not showing preview for installed GTK themes (Window borders and Controls) in Cinnamon

I have installed Cinnamon in Ubuntu using a ppa. The problem I have is that newly installed GTK themes won't show previews in Themes application. Here are the screenshots. .As you can see the Window ...
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Using NVIDIA instead of Intel causes a different theme

My current setup is a laptop with an NVIDIA Optimus graphics card running Ubuntu 14.10 with Cinnamon as my desktop environment. I usually use the Intel card because of the reason I'm asking this ...
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Remove All NVIDIA Files

Background: I bought an NVIDIA graphics card and tried to install its driver. Somewhere along the way I messed up and now I'm running my computer on Cinnamon backup mode (I have Ubuntu but I removed ...
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Unable to upgrade Cinnamon with Linux Mint 13

I would like to upgrade to the latest version of Cinnamon. I'm running Linux Mint 13 in a virtual machine. Everywhere I look, I see the same instructions: > sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-...
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Gnome and Cinnamon loads in fallback (classic) mode only

So I have been using linux mint for a while now. A few months ago my Gnome shell crashed and I was unable to use the full 3d features and loaded into fallback mode only. From that day (around 2 months ...