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#1 2019-07-21 18:24:06

Registered: 2018-11-21
Posts: 81  

Cinnamon settings and Beowulf/Ceres X86_64

I've run across this on a few installs recently and wanted to document it for anyone else running across the same issue.

Fresh install of Beowulf/Ceres and utilizing the Cinnamon DE will likely result in the Cinnamon settings menu not opening. Not a huge problem and it is being tracked upstream at but the TL;DR of the issue is to do the following:

1) sed -i 's/Image\.VERSION/Image\.__version__/' /usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/bin/
2) cinnamon-settings

Hope this helps!


#2 2019-07-26 13:54:51

Registered: 2018-02-04
Posts: 205  

Re: Cinnamon settings and Beowulf/Ceres X86_64

Thank you for sharing! I had migrated off of Cinnamon even in my pre-Devuan days, but it was my favorite closed-OS-resembling DE. I moved on to XFCE for full DEs, and now even Fluxbox for a more minimalistic setup.

(Plus, I didn't even know Cinnamon was working in Devuan; it's very Gnome-like for obvious reasons)

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