Cinnamon 2.8.8 available in Linux Mint 17.3

Cinnamon Desktop on Linux Mint 17.3 Pink

Cinnamon 2.8.8 is now available in Linux Mint 17.3. At the bottom of the article we show you how to install it

The Cinnamon desk is one of the desktops hallmarks of the Linux Mint operating system. For lovers of this desktop we have good news, which is that version 2.8.8 of Cinnamon is now available for download and installation in Linux Mint 17.3 "Pink".

This version is nothing more than a small maintenance version, which has been released to correct a couple of issues that was in the previous version of Cinnamon, one of them related to javascript.

Truly the most positive note from all this news has been the quick reaction and recovery of Linux Mint, which, as you know, has recently suffered a computer attack on its website with terrible consequences.

As we said in previous times, the Linux Mint team has had the help of many people in the community, what They have done their bit to help them to recover from the attack and to substantially improve the security of your operating system and your website.

The result has been that they are already recovered and giving war and almost everything is under control. The proof is that the Cinnamon 2.8.8 desktop works perfectly on Linux Mint 17.3, so you can download it whenever you want.

To install it on your Linux Mint 17.3, sWe just have to type the following command in our terminalThe first command is to install cinnamon and the second is to update it if it is already installed.

sudo apt-get install cinnamon-session
sudo apt-get update

If you have another operating system like Ubuntu, you can also install Cinnamon 2.8.8, however, you will have to do a few more steps, such as adding the corresponding repository. Here is the example for Ubuntu. In case of having another operating system with the apt manager, such as Debian, it would be all the same except that instead of putting sudo in front of the command, we should first put "su" to be superuser.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:merlwiz79/cinnamon-ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon

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  1.   joe dell said

    i will try it