Cinnamon 1.8 Themes Certification
by clem 7

A new “Cinnamon 1.8″ certification was created today and all themes available for Cinnamon were reviewed. Certification is easy to pass and we encourage all theme artists to update their theme. Status of the themes: The following themes were certified 1.8: Baldr Elementary Luna Mod Facebook Loki Plain and mostly Square Tangerine Tyr himinn Tyr ...

Window snapping in action
by clem 22

Window snapping in action
I’ve been doing a lot of talking to sell my idea to the team and to you here at Segfault. It matured a lot since the beginning and mtwebster started the implementation so we could tinker with it and experiment with using it rather than talking about abstract concepts. So, for the very first time, ...

Better window management
by clem 23

This is a follow-up post on http://segfault.linuxmint.com/2013/06/putting-a-window-aside/ After some design discussions with the team and some experimentation with the code, I decided to temporarily leave the idea of a “snap view” aside and to see if we could solve the problem described in the previous post simply by improving the paradigms we already had. In ...

Putting a window “aside”…
by clem 32

I had a great idea (it happens sometimes), I explained it to the team and all I got was this lou.. heh.. all I got were round eyes and blank expressions :) I was watching E3 the other day while trying to do some work on the computer and I realized how tedious it was ...

Packaging changes for Cinnamon
by mtwebster 14

If you follow the development of Cinnamon at all, you’ll notice there are a couple new related packages now, and yesterday we merged in changes to Cinnamon to utilize these new packages. They are: cinnamon-settings-daemon: This program runs in the background and handles a lot of behind-the-scenes management, like your media keys, various notifications, and ...

What to do, what to do?
by mtwebster 40

June 1st.  Enough patting ourselves on the back – time to get back to work! But what to work on?  Cinnamon, Nemo?  Something else? It’s a constant process of iterating over our projects, and gradually refining here, fixing there.  The issues lists guide us to a certain degree, along with a set of long term ...