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Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by KBD » Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:52 pm

Cinnamon on LMDE 3 with most of the effects turned off idled at 610 mb ram use. I like Cinnamon best when I have around 4gb of ram because it is heavier overall than Xfce, but I have run Cinnamon on 2 gb ram, though wouldn't recommend it for 2 gb ram when Xfce is lighter on low ram. Yet Cinnamon has become quite nice.

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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by Adrian » Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:01 pm

I agree, it's quite nice, I liked how it looked when I briefly tried it and it seems like all things worked as they should.

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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by Redacted » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:36 pm

With both Mint Cinnamon 17 and 18, I would boot at 700 mb ram and quickly rise above 900.
And that was with effects disabled. I was never able to lower it to what others said.
The same happened a couple of weeks ago when for fun I tried out Cinnamon on MX.
It's pretty, but like Adrian said, I'm at home now with XFCE.

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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by sdibaja » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:55 pm

I have used/tested both the old and the new Cinnamon, as issued by Mint in their various spins including LMDE3Beta.
subjectively, the new version is noticeably faster.
maybe it is just the way Mint packages it, I don't know or much care. It does not appeal to me.

PS: in a T61 Thinkpad it was so slow I thought that old 5400 RPM HDD had failed... that test was Very short ;-)
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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by Rita G. » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:19 pm

anybody know how to make a screenshot? "Print Screen" key is not responding.

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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by Mauser » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:00 pm

Rita G. wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:19 pm
anybody know how to make a screenshot? "Print Screen" key is not responding.
Click the following. Menu icon>all>Screenshot>make your selection entries and left click O.K.
I am command line illiterate. :confused:

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Post by Rita G. » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:48 pm

;) Thank you Mauser. ;)

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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by dcwebsiteg » Sun May 12, 2019 11:44 am

sdibaja wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:47 pm
success
but I need to track down what this is:

Image
In my case It was because nmgtk missing.
run
sudo apt install gir1.2-nmgtk-1.0
If not found run
sudo apt-cache search nmgtk
and install the available version

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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by KarmiTux » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:35 pm

Just installed MX today, on USB for now, and its been amazing!
Used Synaptic Package Manager to install Cinnamon DE: ran cinnamon is search, then selected cinnamon-desktop-environment from list, mark for install (as with the pop-up window for other needed items), and then apply. No command prompt needed...
Looks good so far and will probably test more on a SSD tomorrow – excellent OS!

OS – MX 18.3 Continuum (x86-64)
Cinnamon Version – 3.2.7
Linux Kernel – 4.19.0-5-amd64
Processor – Celeron G4900 @ 3.10GHz x 2
Memory – 15.5 GiB
Hard Drive – 27.3 GB (actually a USB flash drive)

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Re: Mx Linux With Cinnamon

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Post by davemx » Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:22 pm

I've tried this, the nmgtk fix above worked for me.

One problem I still have is that I can't download the additional panel applets. The ones already installed work.
Desktop: Mini-Box M350 with Asus H110i-plus motherboard, Pentium G4600 processor, 2TB SSD and 16Gb RAM DDR4-2133
Printer/Scanner: Brother MFC-J5320W
Laptop: Upgraded Lenovo B50-45

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