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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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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. ...
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No Terminal in fresh Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon (64-bit)

I just installed Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon. I tried installing the Nvidia Driver (375) for my GT750M card, but it caused Cinnamon to crash , so I now use the xserver-noveau driver. I also got another ...
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Add a ICC profile for a printer

I have a Canon printer, using the Linux's stock printer drivers. I noticed that I can select a media type in the printer's properties, under Printer Options. This will apparently choose a ICC color ...
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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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cinnamon resize window to default size by hotkey

I'm using mint 18.1 and searching a way to resize of opened window and center it by hotkey (resize to default value that set up). In cinnamon keyboard preferences I found in shortcuts a way to set ...
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How to customize the Linux Mint's session buttons?

I have Linux Mint 18 with Cinnamon, and set up a dual-boot with (1) Linux Mint, and (2) Windows 7. I would like to have a custom button that allows me to reboot directly into Windows from Linux Mint. ...
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Re-Enable NVidia-Prime Icon in Lower Right Task Bar

I am running Linux Mint 18.1 with the Cinnamon desktop on a Dell Inspiron 7559 with NVidia GPU. I recently messed around with my NVidia packages (installed bumblebee only to quickly uninstall ...
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linux mint crashed after updating nvidia driver

I'm using linux mint 18 cinnamon-64bit and after updating nvidia driver and rebooting an error message say "Cinnamon just crashed. You are currently running in Fallback Mode." I do this to update the ...
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Speed up mouse wheel scrolling in Chrome on Mint/Cinnamon

On Mint Cinnamon scrolling in Chrome with the mouse wheel is very slow. How can I speed it up? Things I have tried: https://askubuntu.com/questions/118283/change-mouse-wheel-scroll-speed-in-chrome-...
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Cinnamon: lost default nemo launch for shortkey win + E

I don't know what changed and I don't know how to set it back, but now Super+E launches baobab instead of Nemo. I have check the keyboard - shortcuts configurations. and Launchers/Home Folder is ...
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wmctrl doesn't move window when snapped or tiled

I'm using Mint 18.1 cinnamon. I'm trying to write a little bash program to move windows around. I have a command that will remove maximized_vert and maximized_horz then move the window. It works ...
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Get to command line from arch cinnamon [duplicate]

I have a new arch install with Gnome Window Manager and Cinnamon. I created ~/.xinitrc with the command start cinnamon, and restarted the computer. Now the system boots into the login screen for ...
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New install Mint fails to find Bluetooth devices. Worked before

Unable to see any other Bluetooth devices on my Lenovo T410s running Cinnamon Mint 18.1 downloaded and installed yesterday. Worked before I wiped Cinnamon 17.1 to try MATE then when I returned to ...
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How do I make my Yubikey Standard work with Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon?

In another word, I need to allow my Linux account to access my Yubikey Standard (Security Key) by adding a udev rule for the device. Preamble: I was trying to add Yubikey Standard as a Security Key ...
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Dropbox - Nemo integration under Fedora

I want to add a right-click copy Dropbox link under: Fedora 25, Cinnamon 3.2.x, Nemo 3.2.x The nemo-dropbox doesn't work under Fedora. Info: https://community.linuxmint.com/software/view/nemo-...
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Linux Mint - Can't open cinnamon-settings

If I try to open System Settings, nothing happens. If I use the terminal, I get an error: $cinnamon-settings Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/cinnamon-...
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Weird Color Change on Linux Mint under VirtualBox

Currently I have a machine that runs Linux Mint 18.1, drivers and vbox additions up-to date. Everytime I started the machine, the background image turns into a weird colorish image. This is how it ...
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Fedora 25 Cinnamon stuck in graphical login loop, tty login successful

I've had a Fedora 25 installation for a day or two in a VM, the Cinnamon spin. In my last session I ran a few programs, installed Wine, but didn't do a dnf update, edit my .bash_profile, or make any ...
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Is my graphics card kaput? (Linux Mint becomes unresponsive when running X)

Yesterday my Linux Mint 17.1 (Rebecca) installation started becoming unstable. The X login screen had some visual artefacts here and there and the whole system became unresponsive shortly after ...
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Foreground and background color too similar in Cinnamon

After installing Cinnamon on FC25, I can no longer easily use GVim. All my title bars blend too closely for me. For some reason, I didn't have this issue on FC24 and Cinnamon, so I'm leaning towards ...
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How to add Filezilla to the Linux Mint Panel?

How do you add Filezilla to the Linux Mint Panel if you know what directory it is installed, and it had currently a launcher on the desktop (Cinnamon)?
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Cinnamon crashes and then I can't increase the maximum resolution

I'm installing a new system - new hardware, old OS (well, not old; it's Linux Mint 18). My system has on-board Intel graphics (previously it was a Z77 board, now it's Z170), and a discrete GPU - that ...
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How to connect hdmi to the television on linux mint cinnamon

When I connect to the television via HDMI, all I get on the screen is my desktop background. This is regardless of what is on my laptop screen. I am using Linux Mint cinnamon.
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Run gnome-screenshot -a with Cinnamon keyboard shortcut

I used the 'keyboard' section in Cinnamon's Python System Settings application to create a custom shortcut that executes the command gnome-screenshot -a every time I press the Print Screen key. It ...
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How do I search files and folders on Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon?

I switched over from Windows 7 Ultimate to Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon a few days ago, and I wanted to search files and folders in my Home directory using the menu, but nothing happened. It seems like ...
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Why windows minimization capibility in Fedora 23 Cinnamon is missing?

I have a Fedora 23 upgraded from version 21. It all works fine. I also have cinnamon desktop environment. When minimizing any windows in the workspace, it totally disappears instead of going into the ...
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How to use same directory structure at same time, as two users are logged at same time?

I have a Java EE Web project that stay on ~/git/project directory. This project depends on some relative path configuration made by system vars. Like the var $PROJECT_HOME that is pointed to ~/git/...
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Boot time too long

I changed my OS from Win10 to Linux Mint "Cinnamon" (twice! first time, after 2 weeks of completely happy experience, I got a genius idea to delete one of multiple version of python, which of course ...
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How to customize window tiling zones/grid?

In Cinnamon, pressing super+arrow keys (or other similar shortcut) resizes current window into a tile (snaps to grid). How can I customize this grid? For example I would like to split screen into 3 ...
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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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Separating clipboards on Cinnamon

As my old Ubuntu LTS 12.04 runs out of maintenance this year, I've setup a fresh system using Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon. I am used to two independent clipboard buffers: Ctrl-C stores to the clipboard (...
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Lenovo Y50-70 Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon NVIDIA Geforce GTX 860M driver problem

I have been trying in vain to get the discrete video card to work. I have tried applying all of the nvidia drivers listed in Driver Manager here: But after a reboot, all I'll get is a black screen ...
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Cinnamon Mint 18.1 crashes after nvidia driver update

Woe is me, my brand new supposedly-working-out-of-the-box Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon 64bit is crashing. It didn't crash the first time I logged into cinnamon - only the second time, after I've done a ...
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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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Linux Mint Volume Buttons Past 100%

On the latest Linux Mint, in the sound settings we are able to increase the volume past 100%, to 150%. Sometimes this can be useful when coming across very quiet videos. My keyboard hotkeys are ...
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gnome-screenshot doesn't autosave but interactively asks for a save directory

I've specified an auto-save-directory in dconf-editor under org.gnome.gnome-screenshot however it still asks me for a save directory every time I take a screenshot. In prior Linux Mint versions (17, ...