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Old 06-17-2016, 03:03 AM   #1
Gagan352
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Why cinnamon is crashing ?


I have sucesfully installed linux mint (ubuntu 64 bit) in virtualbox but when i start the machine,my Linux comes up with message "software rendering mode".I had allocated vedio memory 128 MB and as suggestion from other forums I enabled the 3D acceleration but after boot up,the desktop would go black and a message is appearing telling me that Cinnamon had crashed and running in Fallback mode.What to do to fix both problems?
I am running cinnamon 17.2 version.
RAM allocated to machine=3072 MB
Hard disk=20GB
 
Old 06-17-2016, 03:09 AM   #2
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Gagan352,

Welcome to LQ.

Generally speaking, a lot of software rendering problems arise with using Cinnamon and it is advisable to use either MATE or Xfce instead.

Please see post #7 here:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...it-4175582092/
 
  


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