excollier wrote:Open the menu and go to Cinnamon Settings > Effects and you will see how to change the window effects you describe.
My Cinnamon LM 13 has always been erratic with desktop icons, so I disabled them for start up,
Cinnamon Settings > Desktop
now things only appear there if I place them manually, otherwise Cinnamon is very good and stable, IMHO.
Incidentally I am about to move from Cinnamon to KDE myself, how do you find KDE as a regular user?
passerby wrote:In regards to the icon issue, I fixed it previously by adding "nemo" (or it might have been "nemo -n" or something similar) to the startup applications.
For whatever reason it wasn't there until I added it, and since nemo handles the Cinnamon desktop, no nemo = no icons.
homerscousin wrote:Just for the heck of it, what version of Cinnamon are you using? I started with Cinnamon and moved to KDE. KDE has more stuff. I didn't know Cinnamon was doing animations. Doh!
excollier wrote:I've just changed from Mint 13 Cinnamon to Mint 13 KDE for a change of scenery, but I also use LMDE Cinnamon on another computer, I do like Cinnamon a lot, so I'll give KDE a while then probably go to LMDE Cinnamon to save bothering with re-installs in future.
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