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It seems like I've tried every combination of keywords on google search and I can't find anything that works on how to change the default cinnamon theme for all users....
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    How do you change the default theme in cinnamon?


    It seems like I've tried every combination of keywords on google search and I can't find anything that works on how to change the default cinnamon theme for all users.

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    Is it stored in /usr/share/cinnamon/ ?
    What do we want?
    Time machines!

    When do we want 'em?
    Doesn't really matter does it!?


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    I've tried replacing /usr/share/themes/Cinnamon with the theme I wanted to be the default if that's what you're asking. So far I've figured out that there can be more than one default theme (despite the fact that this doesn't make any sense). Is there some kind of configuration file in these themes that tells Cinnamon if it's a default or not?

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    That was just a guess as I don't use Cinnamon. Other guesses are:

    1. Is there a configuration file in /etc or /etc/cinnamon
    2. Is there anything in /etc/skel which is used when setting up a new user.
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    No there aren't any configuration files in /etc and weirdly enough /etc/skel seems to not even contain half the files that new users get on the system.

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    Not familiar with Cinnamon either but sometimes the Arch wiki can help.

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    Cinnamon never heard about it.

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    This might get you started.

    8 themes for Cinnamon desktop and how to install them - my-guides.net


    If that doesn't cut it I'd check over at the Mint Linux website since they are the main user of Cinnamon.

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