Does anyone know how to install cinnamon to ubuntu 12.10?
I have tried to add the repo, ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable but on apt-get update it returns 404.
Cinnamon is the default desktop environment in the Linux Mint. Cinnamon 1.6 is coming out soon with new cool and innovative features (see the picture). This simple tutorial is going to show you how to install Cinnamon 1.6 in Ubuntu 12.10 & 12.04.
Install Cinnamon 1.6 from PPA:
Before Cinnamon 1.6 going to stable, you can install it from the nightly build ppa.
Cinnamon is the default desktop environment in the new Linux Mint 13. It’s a fork of Gnome Shell that brings the classic Gnome 2 feel. This simple tutorial will show you how to install the latest stable version of cinnamon desktop.
For now the latest cinnamon is version 1.4.
Cinnamon 1.4 has been released and has received cool new features this time.’Expo’ & ‘Scale’ features add eyecandy to your desktop experience, and there are lot of other improvements in usability as well. Cinnamon 1.4 is already there in Mint 12 repositories.
I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04, from 12.04 (via 12.10) where I had been using Cinnamon 1.8.
Post-upgrade I have tried unsuccessfully to re-install Cinnamon.
I have tried:
From the 13.04 repo's but 'nothing' happens when I select Cinnamon from the logon menu (by 'nothing' I mean I get a blank screen and there are errors in syslog implying cinnamon isn't starting correctly)
From the develop
Cinnamon 2.0, the latest edition of the Cinnamon desktop environment, was released just eight days ago, while Ubuntu 13.10, the latest version of the popular Linux distribution, was released just yesterday.
This tutorial shows how to install Cinnamon 2.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 via a Personal Package Archives (PPA).
For those who love the Cinnamon desktop, but not the Unity desktop, the default on Ubuntu
For those who love the Cinnamon desktop, but not the Unity desktop, the default on Ubuntu 13.10, but still like the run Ubuntu Desktop, the method given in this tutorial is the best way to run Cinnamon 2.0 because the stable version of Cinnamon in the Ubuntu repository is Cinnamon 1.7.4.