Cinnamon Desktop Now Available For Ubuntu 14.04 via PPA


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Cinnamon is a GTK+ 3-based desktop environment. The project originally started as a fork of the GNOME Shell, i.e. a mere graphical shell. Cinnamon was initially developed by (and for) the Linux distribution Linux Mint. – Wikipedia

Warning: If you are using any other Mint application, remove that application and PPA from your system. If you added our Mint PPA first remove it with this command (sudo apt-get install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:noobslab/mint)


Open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lestcape/cinnamon
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon

To uninstall Cinnamon:

Open Terminal and run the commands below:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:lestcape/cinnamon


Credit: Noobslab