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by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: each workspace a different background
Replies: 15
Views: 1670

each workspace a different background

LM 19.0 Cinnamon In the KDE desktop environment I really liked to have different backgrounds for each activity because it was so easy to see in which activity I am. In Cinnamon I could create several workspaces. For each workspace I want to have a different background and cannot figure out how to do...
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: shutdown panel applet does not work [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: shutdown panel applet does not work

Thanks for your help.

I installed now Shutdown Menu With Icons because this one has hibernation.

I might try the proposed fixed from github in the next days.
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: shutdown panel applet does not work [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: shutdown panel applet does not work

Thanks for your answer.

I have this one installed: https://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/applets/view/49
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: shutdown panel applet does not work [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 155

shutdown panel applet does not work [SOLVED]

LM 19 Cinnamon

I installed the shutdown applet into my panel. However, of the visible items, only "Log Out" works.

How can I get the other items working?

Thanks in advance for your help!
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: How can I change the icon set?
Replies: 1
Views: 184

How can I change the icon set?

LM 19 Cinnamon. Complete newbie to Cinnamon

I am grateful to hints on how to change the default Cinnamon icon set for hicolor > scalable?
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Want Mint 19 but still want KDE? Have 18.3 KDE installed? Read on!
Replies: 18
Views: 9202

Re: Want Mint 19 but still want KDE? Have 18.3 KDE installed? Read on!

Experience report I was VERY disappointed when I saw that LM 19 does not come with KDE anymore. So I started as a Cinnamon newbie to play around a bit. Was not happy and found following: https://linuxhint.com/install_kde_linux_mint_19/ I used this information immediately and was very happy. Back to ...
by 52ROSt
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to get a program- & file-links into a Cinnamon panel? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: How to get a program- & file-links into a Cinnamon panel?

@smurphos Thanks for your help! Add programs and links to files work. It is a bit tricky because the command window allows to browse to the file but it is still needed to add xdg-open in front of the the of the path to the file. Just as you mentioned xdg-open /path/to/item . I added about lines for ...
by 52ROSt
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to get a program- & file-links into a Cinnamon panel? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: How to get a program- & file-links into a Cinnamon panel?

Thanks guys for your replies.

@ Lord BoltarNo I am don't want the links in favorits, but directly in the panel.
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@smurphos - This sounds like the solution. I will try and get back.
by 52ROSt
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to get a program- & file-links into a Cinnamon panel? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 134

How to get a program- & file-links into a Cinnamon panel? [SOLVED]

LM 19.0 Cinnamon I am completely new to Cinnamon. Until LM 19 I used the KDE desktop environment. In KDE I had on the right side a panel into which I could place links to frequently used application (Firefox, Thunderbird, LibOffice and links to about 5 LibOffice files which I need often. Now in Cinn...
by 52ROSt
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: how to create an ad-hoc connection?
Replies: 0
Views: 212

how to create an ad-hoc connection?

I have 2 PCs, one runs LM17.3, the other LM 19.0, both with KDE, and both are in the same WLAN. How can I connect both PC ad-hoc to exchange files? What I found so far in the internet contained to many - for me - not understandable abbreviations and I was not able to set up a connection. Your help i...
by 52ROSt
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?
Replies: 10
Views: 463

Re: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?

As the discussion came to the writing methods for double byte languages, like Japanese, Chinese, Korean, etc, I created a new thread where users can post their experience and ask questions.
by 52ROSt
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: experience with double byte languages (japanese, Chinese, Korean etc)
Replies: 1
Views: 80

experience with double byte languages (japanese, Chinese, Korean etc)

The discussion in thread https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=281407&view=unread&sid=2de3a42197bcf5b96c8c6d9febcd2399#unread came to the point where it would be interesting see who made which experience with which writing method System: LM 17.3 KDE and LM 19 Cinnamon with KDE installati...
by 52ROSt
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?
Replies: 10
Views: 463

Re: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?

@xenopeek Thanks for your information on getting Japanese writing running. In Cinnamon I succeed to get IBUS-mozc running; don't ask how. I tested a few text tools and it worked fine. However, the icon was VERY difficult to be seen. As I did not like the Cinnamon DE for my of working I installed KDE...
by 52ROSt
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Release date LM 19 KDE flavor & KDE on top of Cinnamon [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Release date LM 19 KDE flavor & KDE on top of Cinnamon [SOLVED]

Cinnamon to me looks good and appears to be a nice and the right desktop environment (DE) for LM beginners. At least I will recommend it like this. However, as I used LM KDE since a few years and appreciate a lot the flexibility and functionality of panels and desktops, this DE suits my way of worki...
by 52ROSt
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Release date LM 19 KDE flavor & KDE on top of Cinnamon [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Release date LM 19 KDE flavor

@jimallyn Thanks for the information. I have already cinnamon installed. Now I see things where I prefer the KDE flavor. Some things (Dolphin, Kontacts, etc.) I can install in Cinnamon. Now I need to see a bit more of Cinnamon and find explanation on how to install KDE on top of something else. Mayb...
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?
Replies: 10
Views: 463

Re: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?

It is good to read more comments especially if they all point into the same direction.

I installed LM 19.0 Cinnamon in the meantime and struggle with the switching over between Latin character lanuages (English, Dutch, German, etc) and Japanese. This on my Thinkpad x230 with a Japanese keyboard.
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?
Replies: 10
Views: 463

Re: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?

Thanks @xenopeek for your opinion.

I will follow your advice and jump to 19.0
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?
Replies: 10
Views: 463

18.3 vs 19.0 what is recommended for non linux expert?

I am using LM 17.3, 64bit, KDE and need to upgrade and change to Cinnamon flavor. On one side I like to install 19.0 but I am afraid of possible bugs and that I am not able to implement countermeasures. On the other side I can assume that 18.3 is pretty stable. My knowledge on the usage of commands ...
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Release date LM 19 KDE flavor & KDE on top of Cinnamon [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Release date LM 19 KDE flavor

Thanks for the quick reply. Then I will go with the Cinnamon flavor.
by 52ROSt
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Release date LM 19 KDE flavor & KDE on top of Cinnamon [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Release date LM 19 KDE flavor & KDE on top of Cinnamon [SOLVED]

I can't find any information on the release date of LM 19 KDE flavor.

Will there be a KDE flavor release and when?

Thanks for your information already in advance

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