Cinnamon 2.4 Brings A Smoother Experience, Improved Settings

Cinnamon 2.4 was released recently and it comes with improved settings, a redesigned toolbar for Nemo along with various other changes which bring a smoother overall experience.For Cinnamon 2.4, the developers tried to make the desktop more responsive and smoother. To achieve this, about 30 memory leaks were fixed, CJS was rebased on a newer […]

Cinnamon 2.4 desktop released, Install in Ubuntu 14.10/14.04/Linxu Mint

Cinnamon is a GTK+-based desktop environment. It originally started as a fork of the GNOME Shell, which is a user interface and was initially developed by (and for) Linux Mint. Cinnamon provides many features, including: Desktop effects, including animations and transition effects; A movable panel equipped with a main menu, launchers, a window list and […]

Cinnamon Desktop Is Available For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise (PPA)

Cinnamon is a GTK+-based desktop environment. It originally started as a fork of the GNOME Shell, which is a user interface and was initially developed by (and for) Linux Mint. Cinnamon provides many features, including: Desktop effects, including animations and transition effects; A movable panel equipped with a main menu, launchers, a window list and […]

Win XP theme is available for Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives (GTK + Cinnamon)

Install Windows XP theme in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/Linux Mint 16/15/14/other related Ubuntu derivatives (GTK + Cinnamon)Win Xp theme give a similar look to Linux desktop, this theme is available for GTK and Cinnamon. The aim of this theme to provide similar interface who just moved from Windows or want to move from Windows. […]

Cinnamon 2.0 No Longer Breaks Unity In Ubuntu 13.10 [Quick Update]

A quick update for Ubuntu 13.10 users: the latest Cinnamon from the stable PPA no longer breaks Unity so it’s safe to install it in Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander).If you want to give Cinnamon 2.0 a try without breaking the Unity session, in case you don’t want to continue using Cinnamon,  you can now safely […]

Cinnamon desktop fixed all issues, Install in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/other Ubuntu derivatives

Install latest Cinnamon in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13 and Cinnamon 1.4 in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint 12Cinnamon is a GTK+-based desktop environment. It originally started as a fork of the GNOME Shell, which is a user interface and was initially developed by (and for) Linux Mint. Cinnamon provides many features, including: […]

Install Nemo With Unity Patches (And Without Cinnamon Dependencies) In Ubuntu

Nemo, the default Cinnamon file manager, needs Cinnamon to be installed, even if you want to use it in some other desktop environment such as GNOME/Unity. That’s not the only issue that makes using the latest Nemo under Unity difficult – Cinnamon 2.0 breaks Unity in Ubuntu 13.10, Nemo no longer draws the desktop icons […]

Cinnamon 2.0 Released, Becomes An `Entire Desktop Environment`

Cinnamon 2.0 has been released today featuring many bug fixes as well as some new features.According to the release announcement, with version 2.0, Cinnamon is no longer a frontend ontop of the GNOME desktop like Unity or GNOME Shell, but “an entire desktop environment”. Cinnamon is still built on GNOME technologies and uses GTK, but […]

Elune and Bauraturia Gnome Shell + Cinnamon themes for Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives

Install Elune and Bauraturia themes in Ubuntu 13.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Linux Mint 16/15/other related Ubuntu derivatives (Gnome Shell 3.8/3.6 + Cinnamon)Elune Theme (Gnome Shell + Cinnamon)The Elune theme is inspired by Elune Windows style pack which is designed for Windows 7. Developer did amazing job on his first theme and provided for Gnome Shell. Elune […]

Numix Theme for Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives (GTK + XFCE + Cinnamon)

Install Numix Theme in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivatives (GTK + Cinnamon)Numix theme is designed by satya164 for GTK, It is kind of flat theme with the combination of dark and light elements. It works perfect with all current GTK versions 3.8/3.6/3.4, and it support Unity, Gnome, […]

Google Drive Client `Insync` For Linux Out Of Beta, Gets Selective Sync Support

Insync is an unofficial Google Drive client that “extends Drive’s web functionality to your desktop by integrating tightly with Windows, Mac and Linux so you can get work done”.Insync for Linux: Nautilus integration / Ubuntu appindicatorInsync for Linux is out of beta and it now offers the same features available for the Windows and Mac […]

Delorean Dark theme for Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint/Ubuntu derivatives

Install DeLorean-Dark theme on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10/Linux Mint 15/14/13/12 (Gtk3 + Gnome Shell + Cinnamon + Xfce4) DeLorean-Dark for those who like dark themes, This theme is available for Gnome Shell+GTK 3.4/3.5/3.6/3.8. I tested this theme with Gnome Shell 3.8/3.6 + Gtk 3.8/3.6 and it works perfectly. Theme […]

Variety Wallpaper Changer 0.4.15 Released With Cinnamon 1.8 And MATE 1.6 Support

Variety is a wallpaper changer that automatically downloads wallpapers from sources such as Wallbase, Flickr, Wallpapers.net, Desktoppr, NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day as well as World Sunlight Map: a live Earth wallpaper which changes throughout the day. Using it, you can get a new, beautiful wallpaper automatically at the interval you set in the […]

Nemo File Manager for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Other Ubuntu based Distributions

Install Nemo File Manager in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Other Ubuntu based Distributions Nemo is a complete fork of Nautilus and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management. Nemo has features like: compact view, all desktop icons, etc.. which are missing in Nautilus 3.6 version, Open […]

Linux Mint 15 `Olivia` Available For Download [Screenshots Tour]

Linux Mint 15 “Olivia”, based on Ubuntu 13.04, has been released today and is available, as usual, in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon. Let’s take a look at what’s new!Linux Mint 15 “Olivia”The features below are shared between the two main Linux Mint editions: Cinnamon and MATE.Linux Mint 15 ships with a new tool that […]

Cinnamon 1.8 Gets Its Own Control Center And Screensaver, Easier Spices Installation

Cinnamon, the desktop environment used by default in Linux Mint, has reached version 1.8, getting its own Control Center, screensaver and more.Cinnamon is a GNOME Shell fork which tries to offer the layout and customizability of GNOME 2: by default there’s a panel at the bottom (but optionally, you can also get one on top […]

Install Cinnamon in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail/12.10/12.04 (Available in Official Repositories of Ubuntu)

Install Cinnamon 1.6.7 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/13.04/Linux Mint 14/13 and Cinnamon 1.4 in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint 12 Cinnamon team released new version of Cinnamon with many bugs fixes, theme improvements, enhancements to the bottom panel, also include cinnamon setting manager. Latest Version is a maintenance release which adds polish and […]

Boje, GnomishDark, GnomishGray, Wow-2, Malys Future & Rought Themes for Ubuntu/Linux Mint (Gnome Shell + GTK + Cinnamon)

Install Boje, GnomishDark, GnomishGray, Wow-2, Malys-Future & Malys-Rought Themes in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 14/13 (Gnome Shell + GTK + Cinnamon) Previously these themes has been shared but These were not compatible with GTK 3.6/Gnome Shell 3.6 and other latest desktop versions. Now developers updated their themes and now available for Installation. Desktop […]

Work Started On Cinnamon Screensaver (Forked From GNOME Screensaver 3.4)

Like we were telling you a while back, Linux Mint 15 will get a new screensaver, among other cool new features and changes.The work on the new Cinnamon screensaver has started and the code is available on GitHub:Cinnamon Screensaver / lock screen (work in progress!)Cinnamon Screensaver is a fork of GNOME Screensaver 3.4 and is […]

What To Expect From Linux Mint 15 (Cinnamon, Nemo Changes)

The Linux Mint roadmap was updated recently, pointing out what to expect in Linux Mint 15 for Cinnamon, Nemo, MDM or Mint Tools.Cinnamon with Bumpmaps supportLinux Mint 15 is expected to ship with Cinnamon 1.8 which will include new features like:Desktlets (desktop widgets). Three such desklets should be available by available by default: System Monitor, […]