Cinnamon 2.4: Background slideshows
by clem 47

Cinnamon 2.4: Background slideshows
Credits to Joseph from the development team, Cinnamon 2.4 will gain support for background slideshows: So far, two types of background collections are supported: Cinnamon background collections, which are XML collections provided by the OS or installed via the Software Manager (in the screenshot above we can see mint-backgrounds-qiana and mint-backgrounds-petra) Filesystem directories, which you ...

Theme selection in Cinnamon 2.4
by clem 38

Theme selection in Cinnamon 2.4
Information for users: Among the many UI improvements planned for Cinnamon 2.4 is a new graphical way to select themes. It will look like that: (sorry I can’t show you the entire window yet as we’re still working on it). When you click on one of these buttons, you’ll get a list of available themes: ...

GTK 3.10.8~6 ready for testing in Romeo
by clem 3

An update to GTK made its way to Romeo today and fixes the following issues: Fixed crash in GtkLockButton if a button with permission set to NULL is clicked (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=728992) GdkCursor: Don’t leak a cairo surface (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=729670) Don’t implement popup_menu in GtkWindow (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=722106) Beta-testers can apply this update by enabling the Romeo repository in Software ...

Cinnamon Screensaver gets custom date format
by clem 15

Corbin added support for custom date and time formats in the screensaver. You can use that to give the date and time the format you want, or you can remove them and get a clean screensaver which only shows the background.. or you can write whatever you want in there (for instance: “KIDS: DON’T TOUCH ...

New Nemo toolbar
by clem 56

New Nemo toolbar
The Nemo toolbar was slightly modified. In particular Joseph modified Mint-X and Nemo to improve the look of the breadcrumb pathbar. Toolbar buttons were also adapted to look consistent with the pathbar.