How To Install The Newly Released Cinnamon 3.2 on Ubuntu


Cinnamon desktop has a new version out and our bet is that you want to install it.

The New Features in Cinnamon 3.2

  • Applet layout tweaks
  • Support for vertical panels
  • “Peek at desktop” feature
  • Improved keyboard apple
  • Menu animation settings
  • Support for audible notifications
  • Improved workspace switcher
  • ‘Simplified’ wallpaper manager
  • Various bug fixes

Installing Cinnamon 3.2

Enter the commands below in a new Terminal window:

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

The first command will add Cinnamon’s stable PPA to your system and the second will grab and install its  required desktop packages.

Once the installation is done log out and select the Cinnamon desktop from the session picker to log into the desktop.

If you would like to uninstall/revert Cinnamon then remove the PPA by running the command below:

sudo ppa-purge ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly

Have you started using the latest Cinnamon release yet? Do share your experience with us in the comments section.

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