Nemo 1.8 and GTK+ themes
by mtwebster 6

You’ll notice in Nemo 1.8 that it now uses a couple of non-standard UI elements.  While we did our best to make them fairly theme-neutral, there will be are some themes out there that they look less than stellar with. We did our best to make these new elements as fully theme-able as possible, so that ...

Cinnamon 1.8 Applet, Desklet, Extension and Theme packaging guidelines
by mtwebster 4

With the ability to install applets, desklets, extensions and themes right from Cinnamon Settings comes a need to implement a uniform packaging structure for these downloads. To be honest, I would say a majority of those out there already do conform to what we want, and at this time there won’t be any penalty or ...

Cinnamon 1.8
by clem 21

Cinnamon 1.8 is out: http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/?p=261 Grab the source and compile it from GitHub or wait for packages to reach a distribution near you. Mint users: Cinnamon 1.8 will hit “Romeo” in Mint 14 and Mint 13 in the days to come Linux Mint 15 RC will be out mid-may Cinnamon 1.8 will then hit “Backport” ...

Behind the curtain.. Nemo actions
by clem 29

One of the really cool things in Nemo 1.8 is the fact that system administrators and application developers can extend its functionality and integrate their tool with it. Let’s take mintStick, aka the “USB Image Writer” as an example. The way you used mintStick in Linux Mint 14 was by: Clicking Menu->Accessories->USB Image Writer Clicking ...

Only one bug left!?
by clem 7

There’s only one bug left holding the release of Cinnamon 1.8… On some hardware specs, visual artefacts appear in the main menu when selecting “All applications” or the “Preferences” category. I can reproduce the problem on one of the laptops here, so we should be able to fix it fast. The next Cinnamon meeting is ...

Exciting changes to Applets, Desklets and Extensions for Cinnamon 1.8
by mtwebster 8

Hi there!  Clem suggested I be brief, but as this is my very first ever blog post anywhere, and because of all the cool stuff to talk about, I found it difficult.  If it’s tl;dr, skip to the boldface below! I’d like to take a bit of time to present some of the exciting new ...

Hello world!
by clem 15

Welcome to Segfault! Segfault is a place dedicated to bring you more news, faster, about all the cool stuff that we’re working on or that are related to what we’re working on :) Of course there’s blog.linuxmint.com already, but that’s for a different audience, that’s where we address everybody and post official news and important ...