Linux Action Show reviews Cinnamon 2.0
by clem 29

Here’s a video review of Cinnamon 2.0 from the Linux Action Show: The review starts at 38:30. Notes: The menu is still a little slow to open and that still isn’t fixed in 2.0. We think it’s to do with Clutter and the rendering of the icons. In the sound applet the layout is a ...

How to build and install the latest Cinnamon from Git
by clem 70

Introduction This article explains how to install the very latest Cinnamon, not the very latest stable release, but the current version from the Github development repository. Warning If you are not experienced with APT/DPKG, do NOT try this at home. This is trivial for certain users and really complicated for others. If things go wrong, ...

Cinnamon 2.0 released!
by clem 265

Cinnamon 2.0 released!
On behalf of the team and all the developers who contributed to this build, I am proud to announce the release of Cinnamon 2.0! This new version will be featured in Linux Mint 16 “Petra” planned for the end of November and will then be backported to LMDE and Linux Mint 13 LTS. Cinnamon 2.0 ...

Git Monkey
by mtwebster 7

Git Monkey
I’ve been working on a little side project the last couple days.  A tool to solve my increasingly frustrating and time-consuming problem of maintaining and building the growing list of packages that makes up the Cinnamon software ‘stack.’  There were a  couple core things I wanted to accomplish: automate my git rebasing, and automate my ...

Cinnamon 2.0 feature-freeze
by clem 35

The following projects are under feature-freeze: cjs cinnamon-desktop cinnamon-translations cinnamon-session cinnamon-settings-daemon cinnamon-control-center cinnamon-screensaver nemo Pull requests are being reviewed for Muffin and Cinnamon at the moment with the aim to feature freeze them this week. Feature-frozen projects are labelled “2.0.0”. They continue to receive bug fixes on the 2.0.x series (for instance, cinnamon-settings-daemon and cinnamon-control-center ...