Linux Mint team released latest Cinnamon version , Cinnamon 1.6 with Nemo 1 .They add a number of new features along with Nemo. Nemo is a fork of Nautilus 3.4.2 , beautiful and efficient than latest Nautilus 3.5.x . Home and other Libraries are shifted up from down and Disk partitions are moved down.
Workspace are customizable and can add upto any number. Besides this we can name each Workspace. Move your Mouse to any corner to get Workspace selector
Other changes is made in audio/sound/Music player applet section. Now we can see Album cover in Sound/Music player applet. Notification button also included in the task bar.
Other new features:
- Edge Flip
- Grid View in Expo
- Configurable panel heights
- Panel auto-hide delay options
- Expo and Scale applets
- Brightness applet
- Mouse scroll to switch windows in window list applet
- “Close all” and “Close other” in window list applet
- Cinnamon 2D (A new session which uses software rendering, to help people troubleshoot compatibility problems with Cinnamon)
- Workspaces and Menu pages in Cinnamon Settings
- Faster menu filtering
- Menu activation on hover
- Settings applet is now part of the panel context menu
- New widgets (for Applet developers): radio buttons and checkboxes
Nemo 1 is a fork of Nautilus 3.4.2 , as the new nautilus has become a victim to a lot of controversies, a new file browser was made.
|Nemo 1 File Browser - Fork of Nautilus 3.4.2|
This Interface is better than Unity. Easy to get apps and settings.
Unlike Unity or other Interface Cinnamon can add Infinite number of workspace.Each workspace can named.
|Work space in Cinnamon 1.6|
Music player and Sound Applet
Sound/Music player indicator now show album cover while playing.
Music player shortcut/task bar button shows album while playing.
Window Quick List
This will help you to find How many Windows are opened in a current Work space.It will show Name of Work space and opened Windows.
To know more details watch this video.
How to Install Cinnamon 1.6 in Ubuntu
Open terminal and Enter these codes one by one and follow instructions after each code. Enter your password when ask.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon
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