~ $ inxi -Gx
Graphics: Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Robson CE [AMD Radeon HD 6300 Series] bus-ID: 02:00.0
X.Org: 1.11.3 driver: fglrx Resolution: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
GLX Renderer: AMD Radeon HD 6300M Series GLX Version: 4.2.11627 - CPC Direct Rendering: Yes
$ inxi -Gx
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GF116 [GeForce GTX 550 Ti] bus-ID: 01:00.0 X.Org: 1.11.3 driver: nvidia Resolution: email@example.com
GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 550 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 4.2.0 NVIDIA 295.53 Direct Rendering: Yes
favelado79 wrote:log out of cinnamon session CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE then log into gnome classic session.
Go to mint menu - system tools - preferences - cinnamon setting.
Choose applets and restore to default
Go back and choose panel. If panel edit mode is checked then un check it. Make sure desktop layout option is set to Traditional (panel at the bottom)
Log out and log back in to Cinnamon. Everything should be back as normal. It worked for me
For me it seems to be the Gnome-like menu applets that are causing Cinnamon to break. I have them running on a different machine (Acer extensa) on LMDE cinnamon with no problems. So it may just be a problem with Maya. You could try running LMDE to see if that's more stable on your system.
Cinnamon obviously still needs a bit of work and ironing out, but it's definitely the best way forward for linux. Shame it's just not quite there yet
Minterbation wrote:I updated to the most recent nVidia driver, rebooted and logged into GNOME Classic and reset the Cinnamon panel back to the one panel at the bottom. Then logged into Cinnamon and switched to one panel at the top. So far so good and I've rebooted and logged out/logged in a few times now. This makes it seem like an nVidia driver bug, but I know at least one other person in this forum had this issue with an ATI card.
Minterbation wrote:The Additional Drivers window on mine displayed two different ones. One said something about post release updates or something to that effect. I don't remember the exact wording and I'm at work on a Mac right now so I can't check. I was using the one that said (Recommended) after it at first. Then I tried the one with the post release updates and it seems to be working now.
ankerbass wrote:had the same problem. favelado79's method worked for me. also rebooted the machine to see if it works stable now and it does.
i'm working on a t61 without any proprietary drivers. installed mint 13 mate first and then decided to download the cinnamon package.
cygnus wrote:I use Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04. I recently installed MATE and have been using it for a while, but I wanted to log back into Cinnamon and I got the wallpaper/mouse problem. However, when I bring up a terminal (ctrl-alt-t) and run cinnamon --replace, the complete Cinnamon desktop shows up, but it goes away if I close the terminal window.
kahlil88 wrote:cygnus wrote:I use Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04. I recently installed MATE and have been using it for a while, but I wanted to log back into Cinnamon and I got the wallpaper/mouse problem. However, when I bring up a terminal (ctrl-alt-t) and run cinnamon --replace, the complete Cinnamon desktop shows up, but it goes away if I close the terminal window.
Don't run it in a terminal window, open the run dialog (Alt+F2) or choose the "restart cinnamon" option if you have the settings shortcut on your panel.
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