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by dyfet
Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Autologout and screen locker
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Re: Autologout and screen locker

Hmm...yes...that does work! And of course much less potentially "destructive" than a full logout... Also, I did not find a clean way to restart just cinnamon from the command line. Install xdotool and then you can use this command to insert the key press to restart Cinnamon: xdotool key ctrl+alt+Esc...
by dyfet
Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:03 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Autologout and screen locker
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Re: Autologout and screen locker

In some cases, like gnome-keyring-deaemon, it is not just cinnamon that may leak. Also, I did not find a clean way to restart just cinnamon from the command line. There is some option to give it a sighup, which is supposed to behave the same as ALT-F2 "r", but is always also throws a modal dialog sa...
by dyfet
Sun Sep 27, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Autologout and screen locker
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Autologout and screen locker

Let's face it, cinnamon is still a bit leaky. It is not the worst offender I have encountered in respect to memory leaks, but it can sometimes grow a hundred megs or so of resident ram per day with heavy use... The situation may even still vary with specific hardware, video drivers, etc... I once ex...
by dyfet
Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Keyboard shortcuts not working ( mint 14 cinnamon )
Replies: 64
Views: 64155

Re: Keyboard shortcuts not working ( mint 14 cinnamon )

This bug hit me too. I am starting a package of tiny x11 helper apps (http://dev.gnutelephony.org/gitweb/?p=packages/trix11.git;a=summary) to do some window management functions that are currently missing in muffin and sometimes elsewhere, starting with one to simply "rotate" workspaces, since the b...
by dyfet
Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:22 am
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: How to get Compiz-Fusion on Debian Xfce 201104
Replies: 20
Views: 21925

Re: How to get Compiz-Fusion on Debian Xfce 201104

I had good success with compiz on xfce4 edition using the gnome/gtk compiz decorator and (gnome) metacity decorator themes, rather than using a resurrected emerald as suggested in this thread. It seems to me a native xfce4 specific dectorator for compiz is needed.

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