Rt. clicking on desktop to change background? (solved)

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Rt. clicking on desktop to change background? (solved)

Post by Dave W. » Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:33 pm

Hello all,
I'm not sure if it is just me. I seem to remember being able to rt click on the desktop to change backgrounds. Did that change with a cinnamon update or did I break something?

Thanks,
Dave
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Re: Right clicking on desktop to change background?

Post by dsplayname » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:50 pm

I'm running 1.3.1 and right clicking on the desktop brings up the menu with the option to change the background. It is the same settings menu as "appearance" in system settings. so you may want to try looking there.
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Re: Right clicking on desktop to change background?

Post by bimsebasse » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:57 pm

In the latest Cinnamon (from git) you have to first enable "Have file manager handle the dekstop" under Desktop in Cinnamon Settings.
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Re: Right clicking on desktop to change background?

Post by z06gal » Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:10 pm

bimsebasse wrote:In the latest Cinnamon (from git) you have to first enable "Have file manager handle the dekstop" under Desktop in Cinnamon Settings.

I have this ticked but mine does not work either. I have to open system settings to change my desktop background

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Re: Right clicking on desktop to change background?

Post by Dave W. » Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:04 pm

bimsebasse wrote:In the latest Cinnamon (from git) you have to first enable "Have file manager handle the dekstop" under Desktop in Cinnamon Settings.
Yes, that worked for me. Thank you!

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Re: Rt. clicking on desktop to change background? (solved)

Post by Dave W. » Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:08 pm

z06gal wrote:
bimsebasse wrote:In the latest Cinnamon (from git) you have to first enable "Have file manager handle the dekstop" under Desktop in Cinnamon Settings.

I have this ticked but mine does not work either. I have to open system settings to change my desktop background
I marked this as solved, but I see that z06gal still has a problem. :?
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