Articles Tagged Cinnamon

News articles, tutorials and themes for the Cinnamon desktop environment, developed by Linux Mint.

This Script Sets Wallpapers from Imgur As Your Desktop Background

Pyckground is a simple python script that can fetch a new desktop background on the Cinnamon desktop from any Imgur gallery you want. I came across it while doing a bit of background on the Bit Day wallpaper pack, and […]

4 December 2016
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How To Install Cinnamon 3.2 on Ubuntu from a Stable PPA

Cinnamon 3.2 was released today — and no doubt many of  you are itching to try it out on Ubuntu. To sample the latest tasty changes offered up in the latest Cinnamon desktop release early you could use a testing […]

20 November 2016
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Here’s How You Can Install Cinnamon 3.2 on Ubuntu, Right Now

A brand new version of the Cinnamon desktop is about to be released, and chances are you want can’t wait to install it on Ubuntu. The good news is that you can install Cinnamon 3.2 on Ubuntu, both LTS […]

7 November 2016
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Linux Mint 18.1 To Offer a More Useful Screensaver

Linux Mint is making it lock-screen a little more useful, adding music and volume controls and MPRIS track data.

28 October 2016
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How To Enable Global Menu on Linux Mint/Cinnamon

If you’re using to the global app menu used in the Ubuntu Unity desktop, and want to use something similar in Cinnamon, you can.  A third-party Cinnamon extension called Global AppMenu, currently in beta, provides […]

24 October 2016
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4 Useful Cinnamon Desktop Applets

The Cinnamon desktop is pretty great to use thanks to its sleek, simple layout. But by adding Cinnamon applets you can make it even better.

24 October 2016
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Cinnamon 3.0 Is Released, Here’s How To Install it On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Cinnamon 3.0 has been released and chances are you’re itching to upgrade to it! Well, first hold your horses. This latest stable release of the popular GNOME-fork brings a modest set of improvements to the table. As […]

25 April 2016

Your Favorite Cinnamon Theme — Revealed!

You helped by to find the very best theme for the Cinnamon desktop environment. The poll is now closed. The winner is in.

15 February 2016
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How to Install Cinnamon 2.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

If you want to install the latest stable release of Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS you're in luck. A new PPA makes installing the desktop environment a cinch.

11 February 2016

The 5 Best Cinnamon Desktop Themes (As Chosen By You)

Last week we asked you to send in the best Cinnamon desktop themes you could find — and you did just that.

9 February 2016

Help Us Find The BEST Linux Cinnamon Themes

Help us find the best themes for the Cinnamon desktop by nominating your favourite! Poll closes in one week. We'll blog about the top 5 entries after.

1 February 2016

‘Unity Greeter Badges’ Brings Missing Session Icons to Ubuntu Login Screen

A new package pitched at Ubuntu 15.04 will fix a usability paper cut in the Unity Greeter when other desktop environments are installed.

16 January 2015