Install Cinnamon 3.2 on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus or 16.10 Yakkety Yak. Cinnamon 3.2 is Advance Traditional layout desktop environment gives a smart and decent innovative feature and look. Cinnamon 3.2 gives simple, fast, and comfortable UI (User Interface) and Experience. It gives beautiful animations and well-organized UI.
It provides the same feel and touches like Gnome Shell, Mate & Xfce. On the other hand, customizations are available to change Panels, Calendar, Desktop effects, themes etc. it comes with its own services like Sessions, Daemon settings, libraries etc.
How do I install Cinnamon 3.2 Stable on Ubuntu?
Installing Cinnamon latest 3.2 desktop Environment on your Desired Ubuntu 16.10 or 16.04 is easy. Simply follow the below commands to install on Ubuntu Yakkety Yak or Xenial Xerus. Open Terminal by Ctrl+Alt+T and copy, paste the below commands.
services, libraries, and daemons: cinnamon-desktop, cinnamon-session, and cinnamon-settings-daemon.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:embrosyn/cinnamon
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon
If you are experiencing problems while installing Linux Cinnamon 3.2 latest Desktop environment. Problems are like Shutting down or Dialog Menus etc. Follow below commands in order to fix the problems.
gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.session settings-daemon-uses-logind true
gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.session session-manager-uses-logind true
gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.session screensaver-uses-logind false
Don’t follow up with the above commands in order to install it on Linux Mint. Also get rid of all Linux App as well before getting to the installation process. After that, you are good to go.
After all of the above just restart Ubuntu in order to let the Environment change in OS. You will find the Ubuntu with a complete decent and traditional look. In fact, there might be something there that you won’t like. And then you might want to uninstall Cinnamon 3.2 from Ubuntu. Well, in that case, follow the given below commands in order to remove it.
Uninstall Cinnamon 3.2 from Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:embrosyn/cinnamon
That’s it you are good to go. Feel free to comment for more or if have any confusion.
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