Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Desktop
User Name
Linux - Desktop This forum is for the discussion of all Linux Software used in a desktop context.


  Search this Thread
Old 07-05-2013, 06:47 PM   #16
LQ Newbie
Registered: Feb 2008
Location: South of Brisbane, Queensland, AU
Distribution: Linux Mint Nadia
Posts: 13

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0

Originally Posted by Knightron
It sounds to me like it's interfering with the cinnamon shell. Mutter is the Gnome window manager, Cinnamon uses Muffin; and Mutter being out of date shouldn't affect this issue.
I'm curious to know if anything strange occurs when you open these apps under a different desktop environment.
Originally Posted by Robynsveil
Yes, I've opened in Classic Gnome, 2D Cinnamon, Classic Gnome (no effects)... they all behave exactly the same. Which -- to me -- points to a graphics driver issue and not really a Windows Manager problem. Perhaps?
Right... further to this, I've installed MATE and am running this with no problem whatsoever. No loss of GUI apparati, quick and solid. So, simple answer: stay with MATE on the desktop. Cinnamon clearly has issues somewhere, and I've got a few projects I need to focus on, so re-installing Cinnamon isn't in the cards. This does not constitute a [Problem Solved] so I won't mark this thread as [SOLVED].

Last edited by Robynsveil; 07-10-2013 at 08:21 AM.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Get window size with tiling window manager in SDL Snark1994 Programming 1 02-24-2013 09:46 PM
Creating a Fixed Window Size in a Window Manager (Odd Question) Stupac Programming 3 06-30-2011 05:04 AM
Awesome Window manager ~ resize window key bindings do not work. bubnoff Linux - Desktop 0 12-23-2010 02:08 PM
Beryl Window Manager / Emerald Theme Manager Not Changing With ATi Drivers. Z3R0o Linux - Desktop 2 01-07-2007 12:23 AM
DeliLinux (slack 7.1) install window manager and X issues vdogvictor Slackware - Installation 3 04-18-2004 04:46 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Desktop

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:57 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration