More posts about “Cinnamon”

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

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

Cinnamon 2.4 Debuts With New Features, Here’s How To Install It In Ubuntu

Adding some spice to the weekend, Linux Mint has announced a new release of the Cinnamon desktop environment, available to install in Ubuntu.

2 November 2014

5 Simple Ways To Make Cinnamon Feel at Home on Ubuntu

The latest release of the popular Cinnamon desktop environment is once again available for Ubuntu users to install. Here's how to make it rock.

15 July 2014

How to Install Cinnamon from a PPA on Ubuntu 14.04

Last month saw consternation for fans of the 'Cinnamon' desktop, as the pseudo-official PPA providing stable builds on Ubuntu was unexpectedly retired, but a new PPA is here to save the day.

8 July 2014

Popular Cinnamon PPA for Ubuntu 14.04 To Close

Installing the 'Cinnamon' desktop environment on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is about to get harder, as a widely used PPA offering builds shuts down.

26 May 2014

Linux Mint 14 with Cinnamon Desktop [Review]

Perhaps the most well-known and/or notorious derivative of Ubuntu: Linux Mint, has released its fourteenth version, codenamed: "Nadia". Priding itself on being for "newbies" and being a power user, Linux Mint is not among my favourite Linux distributions, nevertheless I've downloaded the latest version, with their Cinnamon desktop, to give it an in-depth review.

25 November 2012

Cinnamon Desktop Gets First Custom Theme

A theme designed specifically for the new GNOME 3-based Cinnamon desktop is available to download. 'Cinnamon Minty', created by satya164 , evokes the colour-scheme of Linux Mint - whose founder is behind the Cinnamon desktop.

8 January 2012
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Cinnamon Project Keeps ‘GNOME 2’ Style Desktop Alive

Like the classic hit song constantly remade to stay modern, fans of the traditional GNOME desktop are keen to keep their preferred desktop layout fresh and available to new audiences. And so was born the Cinnamon desktop session.

23 December 2011