How To Install Cinnamon 1.8 Desktop On Linux Mint 13 and 14
A few days ago is available Release Candidate version of Linux Mint 15 Olivia, distribution based on Ubuntu 04.13 Raring that among the many new updates to the new Cinnamon desktop environment version 1.8.x. In recent months, the developers of Linux Mint have worked a lot in Cinnamon and dedicated to projects like the file manager Nemo, the window manager and the display manager Muffin MDM, trying to make it even more stable and complete the new environment destkop. Cinnamon 1.8.x introduces several optimizations and especially new desklets, simple and lightweight widget that go to add functionality to your desktop as digital or analog watches, slideshow of images etc.. In addition, the team of developers of Linux Mint has also worked in the 2D version of Cinnamon making it even more powerful and lightweight. For those who have already installed Linux Mint 13 Maya LTS version or 14 Nadia, you can update to the new Cinnamon desktop environment thanks to the repository version 1.8.x Romeo.
To Install Cinnamon 1.8 Desktop On Linux Mint 13 and 14 , Open a terminal and enter the following:
- sudo nano / etc / apt / sources.list
For Linux Mint 14 Nadia
- deb http://packages.linuxmint.com nadia main upstream import romeo
For Linux Mint 13 Maya LTS
- deb http://packages.linuxmint.com maya main upstream import romeo
press Ctrl + x and then y to save.
Without this always terminal type:
- sudo apt-get update
- sudo apt-get upgrade
We will have to restart the new Cinnamon 1.8.x installed, the repository Romeo does not update / install the new Cinnamon-control-center currently only available for Linux Mint 15.