Questions tagged [cinnamon]

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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Export Application List from LInux Mint Startmenu

Is it possible to export to a text file a list with all the applications that appear in Linux Mint Startmenu ? I need that in order to know what programs there are installed on my PC (without ...
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Second monitor as second workspace on Cinnamon

I am having an issue with the second monitor attached to my laptop. The monitor appears in Display, can be selected and it does work, but I intend to use it as a different workspace. The nVidia X ...
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How to install CUDA 9.1 on Mint 18.3?

I'm running Linux Mint 18.3 "Cinnamon" and want to install CUDA 9.1 and NVIDIA.
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Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon cannot start a session

As of today, I cannot login into my account. I start the computer, get to the login screen, login and then this following error appears: Your session only lasted less than 10 seconds, if you... And ...
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Mouse sensitivity not working on Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit

I've just installed Linux mint, but found while I was configuring things that the mouse sensitivity was far too high. I've tried: Editing it in the "Mouse and Touchpad" settings. It didn't work. ...
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Disabling the Cinnamon Systray is not possible?

I want to replace the Cinnamon Panel with tint2. Unfortunately, I cant get the tint2 systray running, as the Cinnamon process is already using it. I removed all panels, but Cinnamon is still ...
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xorg high CPU usage on Linux mint Cinnamon i7-7700k + Nvidia GT730 4gb

I have been searching for 2 days now and have not been able to solve this issue. I have built a new system with the following specs: CPU: i7-7700k @ 4.2ghz Mobo: MSI B250m-Pro-VHD RAM: 16GB DDR4 @ ...
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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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Using CapsLock as left mouse button; mostly works but fails with a few things

Linux System Info: OS: GNU/Linux x86_64 Kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic Distro: Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Cinnamon 64-bit 2.2.16 [Based On: Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS, Trusty Tahr] Due to a ...
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Troubleshoot Cinnamon window list entries appearing temporarily

Background https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/WI-39812 Something in the application is causing a window or entry to temporarily appear on the task bar (or "Window list" in my panel). The ...
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Cinnamon desktop crashes when switching from intel gpu to nvidia at boot

I have a laptop with two GPUs that's running Linux Mint with the cinnamon de. I created a primitive script that I set to run at boot via systemctl, which sets the active GPU to nvidia if AC power is ...
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freeze while turning monitor off with xrandr

Question: How to turn one monitor off without freezeing the other? My specs are below. I have two monitors. I want to turn my left monitor off, but when i run: xrandr --output DVI-0 --off my left ...
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Printer reverts to being disabled?

I have a Brother HL-L8260CDW printer connected via USB to a machine running Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon. The printer works fine -- however after a time period it becomes "unplugged". In order to get it ...
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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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Cinnamon crashes if I disable hardware acceleration

If I disable hardware acceleration like described here and reboot my Linux Mint machine, I get an error that Cinnamon crashed and that I'm running in fallback mode. Does anyone know how I can make ...
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How do I disable the profile picture on the lock screen in Cinnamon

I've tried changing my profile picture and now the lock screen shows a profile picture there. Setting it to the previous one doesn't help. How do I get rid of the profile picture?
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Connected, but no internet when resuming — works after reboot

I can connect to known networks, but do not have internet upon resuming (from suspension). The connection will be fine after a reboot. I am running Mint 18.2, kernel 4.10.0-35-generic. Edit: It is ...
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Linux mint. Letters missing from title bar

I am running Linux Mint with the desktop. In my title bar, a few letters are missing What can I do to fix this. Thanks
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xfce4 Event Sounds

I love the XFCE desktop environment. But I also love system event sounds. By default, when I install Linux Mint XFCE edition fresh (or Xubuntu, or any other XFCE-based distro), there are no system ...
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Upgrading dependencies issue with Cinnamon

I'm facing an issue when I'm trying to upgrade my Arch Linux system the new version of the package cinnamon-translations-3.6.2.1 it gets stuck during an upgrade. When I run pacman -Syu I get this ...
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Why doesn't this .desktop file run on startup?

I'm trying to get the sensors command to run in a console on startup on my Linux Mint 18.2 setup. I've put the following sensors.desktop file into my login user's .config/autostart directory: [...
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Start Bluetooth gui from terminal

What is the name of the gui cinnamon uses to create a Bluetooth control panel? Can I start that same app from terminal instead of using bluetoothctl? I have bluez installed, I've paired my device with ...
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How to enable wireless support in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

Summary: I have a usb wifi adapter plugged in and recognized by the kernel, but there is no where in the UI to configure it. The computer is a 4+ year old HP desktop (i7-4790S CPU, 16GB RAM). More ...
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Properly defined alias or function instead of `sudo nemo .`

OS: Linux Mint 18.x Cinnamon 64-bit Say, I would like to run nemo, the default file manager in Cinnamon, with normal sudo, and in current working directory: sudo nemo . Problems: It shows ...
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StructureNotifyMask interferes with other windows on linux Mint

I'm attempting to capture all keyboard input based on the code from this answer. The actual key capturing is working fine. However, running the code on Linux Mint Cinnamon causes other issues: I'm ...
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Problem with rebooting Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon 32-bit

I was browsing on FireFox in Linux mint 18 cinnamon and I couldn't log in my google account, so I closed the browser, but after I tried to turn it back on, it showed me a notification: "Firefox is ...
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My linux partition has no stable internet connection

I have a linksys EA7500 routing my internet to all my devices. On my ASUS N551J I have a dual boot windows/linux mint 18.1 Cinnamon 64-bit. Only the linux-partition out of all my devices drops ...
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Desktop not being picked up [closed]

I wanted to configure a Cinnamon desktop that used optirun so I created a new .desktop file in /usr/share/xsessions. However, this option is not being shown as a desktop on the login screen. I've ...
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Why are there two of the same icons in my menu

When I open my menu, it displays two icons for pycharm. Why? Is it an error or did I misunderstand something? Same thing for Skype, it displays two icons.
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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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Increase number of recent files in Mint start menu

The Cinnamon start menu only shows up to 20 items under "Recent Files", how do I increase this limit? I want to do this because typing a search term into the start menu search bar only considers ...
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Group window tabs on taskbar/panel

I am using Linux Mint 18.2. I am wondering if there is a way to have multiple instance of the same program in the bottom panel have all their tabs stacked into one group that then expands when you ...
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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 desktop lagging, spiking CPU every other second

Lately my Cinnamon desktop environment (running on Linux Mint 18.2) has been a bit... laggy. Mouse movement is 100% fine; however every scrolling, window-moving, highlighting, video playing (as it ...
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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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Something wrong with Linux Mint's appearance after attempt on installing evince

I was trying to install the newest evince so I issued add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging apt install evince Which installed evince 3.24 (I think). But the borders were weird and there ...
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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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Linux desktop freezes regularly with audio skipping

My desktop freezes randomly at times, and takes no input from either mouse or keyboard. If an audio track is playing (video, .mp3, etc.), the audio skips on the last sound or syllable heard, then goes ...
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Snap mode on Dual Monitor Displays?

How do snap an application like a web browser on individual displays? Now one display don't have snap mode to the right and the other screen does not have snap mode to the left. They are on Linux ...
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Cinnamon and AMD Radeon Pro WX4130

Here is the setup I need (or would like) in a Linux laptop: A graphics card that supports OpenGL 4.5 Cinnamon desktop environment Dell just came out with a line of "Systems Developed by and for ...
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Desktop Environment that scales GUI according to DPI and monitor size

Does anyone know if there exists a DE that scales GUI based on DPI and monitor size? There's a 15" 4K laptop and 27" 4K monitor that I want to use side by side. My distribution of choice is Linux Mint ...
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How can I find which process is controlling the root window?

I'm trying to get an xscreensaver to run as my desktop background / wallpaper using the method described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/XScreenSaver#Animated_wallpaper and the first step ...
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Cinnamon install showing Gnome as desktop?

I have installed the cinnamon desktop on arch. I can't see any icons in my menu, but the .desktop files are there. The icons are all specified to only show in "X-Cinnamon", but $XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP ...
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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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Cause of “No such interface 'com.ubuntu.AccountsService.Sound'” bug?

Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 DE: Cinnamon 3.4.1 I am currently in the middle of trying to figure out whether this bug is apart of the Cinnamon desktop or is a problem with the Lollypop package. I sent a ...
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How to fix the black screen?

i'm running linux mint 18.1 cinnamon. i have changed the primary driver of my nvidia videocard. after the reboot the splash screen is displayed and after the display is off. cinnamon is not starting. ...
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Changing to Nvidia Driver Broke Cinnamon

When changing to the Nvidia 3.75 Driver, through the manager and restarting, I'd received a nice little message about Cinnamon Crashing and an update of "mode." I tried to restart Cinnamon through the ...
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Mint Cinnamon rendering issues after unknown changes

The other night I shut down my machine with everything looking 'normal'. Now I am having issues with no borders around things, glitches, and had to go to Konsel because gnome terminal was un-readable. ...