Three small things for Spices developers
by clem 14

Three small things for Spices developers
Spices Icons If you’re developing applets or desklets, please give them an icon. We forgot to give icons to the 3 desklets we shipped with Cinnamon 1.8, and as a result, many desklet developers either assumed desklets couldn’t have icons or simply forgot to specify one. Icons show up in the System Settings: To give ...

Cinnamon Display module
by clem 12

Cinnamon Display module
A pull request was merged today… Dalcde reviewed the Cinnamon “Display” configuration module and improved a few things: The code was reviewed and some 502 lines were removed The primary monitor now appears in bold A new button “Set as Primary” allows you to set which monitor is your primary monitor Monitors no longer show ...

USB Stick Formatter
by clem 58

USB Stick Formatter
Linux Mint was among the first distributions to feature read/write NTFS support. It moved to hybrid ISO images (which could be written to USB sticks) roughly at the same time as other distributions and it was late in providing xorriso 64bit ISOs (which could be booted off EFI both via USB and DVD). Linux Mint ...

Small change regarding Translations
by clem

To avoid confusion, the Launchpad branch was renamed from “Isadora” to “Latest”. The new URL to translate Linux Mint is https://translations.launchpad.net/linuxmint  

Impressed with some of the spices
by clem 15

Impressed with some of the spices
I had a look at the new Cinnamon spices today and I have to say I’m impressed! Some of the new themes were very nice and I took the opportunity to review them and apply a few “Cinnamon 1.8″ certifications. Many applets and desklets moved to the Settings API and took advantage of our new ...

Nemo Actions (revisited)
by mtwebster 9

Just a quick update - We’ve made some improvements to Nemo’s Action api: You can now define mime-types (including wildcards) instead of extensions to filter the action (your action must have at least mimetypes or extensions defined, or both). Replacement tokens can now be used multiple times in the Exec line. We’ve added a parent ...