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Cinnamon is a Desktop Environment for the Linux operating system. Cinnamon is developed by the Linux mint community and licensed under GPL open source license. It is the most used desktop environment for workstations and servers. It provide clean interface like Microsoft windows hence it the most popular type of desktop environment on the market. Cinnamon is developed using the Gnome as a base of OS hence it is lightweight and stable. Follow all the steps to easy install it.

Whats new in cinnamon

  • Fast loading than previous versions
  • Low chances of freezes and hangs
  • Low memory consumption
  • Minor change in Login Screen
  • Added live screensavers
  • Panels are updated
  • Improved settings and user interfaces
  • File manager (nemo) major changes and improvements

Pre Installation Dependencies only for RHEL  / CentOS / SL / OL Users

Install EPEL Repositories
# yum install epel-release -y

OR

# yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://ftp.jaist.ac.jp/pub/Linux/Fedora/epel//epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
Enable the EPEL Repository
# yum clean all
# yum update

Installation of Cinnamon

On Fedora
# dnf install @cinnamon-desktop -y
On Fedora
# yum install cjs cinnamon-menus cinnamon-control-center cinnamon-translations cinnamon-settings-daemon cinnamon-screensaver nemo cinnamon-session muffin cinnamon-desktop cinnamon -y
On CentOS / RHEL / SL  / OL
Installing X window system and lightdm
# yum groupinstall "X Window system" -y
# yum install lightdm -y
Installing Cinnamon
# yum install cjs cinnamon-menus cinnamon-control-center cinnamon-translations cinnamon-settings-daemon cinnamon-screensaver nemo cinnamon-session muffin cinnamon-desktop cinnamon -y
Adding Cinnamon Session
# echo "exec /usr/bin/cinnamon-session" >> ~/.xinitrc
Starting the GUI
# startx
Adding cinnamon GUI to systemd desktop run level 5 environment
# ln -sf /lib/systemd/system/runlevel5.target /etc/systemd/system/default.target
Finally Reboot the system
# reboot

That’s all for now.

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