Cinnamon 2.0 Has Been Released!!

Finally Cinnamon 2.0 has been released!

Here is the official release. (Source: Segfault blog )

“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 represents 5 months of development and 856 commits from 28 developers. It features a lot of bug fixes but also brand new features and many improvements.
Here’s a quick overview of some of the new things in Cinnamon 2.0.
Have a lot of fun with this new release and don’t hesitate to give us some feedback! Enjoy”

New Features in Cinnamon 2.0

– Better Edge-Tiling

– Edge-Snapping

– Sound Effects

– Better User Management

– Nemo Improvements:

– Better MIME handling

– System tray support for file operations

– Other Nemo improvements

– Window manager improvements

More on Segfault blog.

If you want to install Cinnamon 2.0 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint now, you can do so via the unstable PPA if you don’t want to wait. The stable PPA currently has Cinnamon 1.8.8 you can wait though.

To install Cinnamon 2.0 (Unstable PPA), Open Terminal and run the following commands:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install cinnamon