[SOLVED] How manually reset user's cinnamon settings?

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christian.convey
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[SOLVED] How manually reset user's cinnamon settings?

Post by christian.convey » Tue May 29, 2012 11:10 am

I've somehow goofed up my account's Cinnamon settings. (I'm using Linux Mint 13, but it's an upgrade from Mint 12, and I retained the content of my ~ directory).

Is there some set of files I can blow away, so that the next time I log into my account, I have a default Cinnamon configuration?

find/grep have been less useful than I hoped.
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Re: How manually reset user's cinnamon settings?

Post by remoulder » Tue May 29, 2012 4:15 pm

Create a new user, log in to that user, copy your data files from the old user then delete it.
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Re: How manually reset user's cinnamon settings?

Post by Crashmaxx » Wed May 30, 2012 7:25 pm

remoulder wrote:Create a new user, log in to that user, copy your data files from the old user then delete it.
Could you be more specific?

I have LOTS of settings for programs in my home folder that I'm not willing to lose. I made a guest account and cinnamon works fine for it, but my main account gives a fatal error and logs out.

Does anyone know where the settings for cinnamon are in home?

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Re: How manually reset user's cinnamon settings?

Post by dalcde » Thu May 31, 2012 12:04 am

Try the command

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gsettings reset-recursively org.cinnamon
after you've logged in.

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Re: How manually reset user's cinnamon settings?

Post by christian.convey » Thu May 31, 2012 12:21 am

dalcde wrote:Try the command

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gsettings reset-recursively org.cinnamon
after you've logged in.
That's it! Thanks.

Kind of makes me miss dot files, though.

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Re: How manually reset user's cinnamon settings?

Post by Crashmaxx » Thu May 31, 2012 5:36 pm

dalcde wrote:Try the command

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gsettings reset-recursively org.cinnamon
after you've logged in.
Thanks, that fixed it for me too.

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Re: [SOLVED] How manually reset user's cinnamon settings?

Post by Milos CG » Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:44 am

I want to reset settings too,but I'm using Linux Mint 14 Nadia XFCE,what am I supposed to do?

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