Cinnamon 2.0 Desktop Environment Has Been Released

The upcoming Linux Mint 16 will feature Cinnamon 2.0

By on October 10th, 2013 17:15 GMT

Clement Lefebvre, the father of the Linux Mint operating system, has officially announced the immediate availability of the highly anticipated Cinnamon 2.0 desktop environment.

The Cinnamon 2.0 desktop environment features better edge-tiling, edge-snapping, sound effects, better user management, better MIME handling for the Nemo file manager, system tray support for file operations, window manager improvements, as well as better compatibility and portability, better integration, easier development and innovation.

Among other features, we can mention better localization, centralized translations, date formats, support for guest user sessions and LightDM user-switching, support for MDM integration in the System Settings, MDM user-switching, and improved support for systemd and logind.

As we've reported a few weeks ago, the upcoming Linux Mint 16 (codename Petra) operating system will be distributed as a dedicated edition with the Cinnamon 2.0 desktop environment. Linux Mint 16 will be released at the end of November 2013 and will also be released with a new and improved version of the MATE desktop environment.

Download Cinnamon 2.0 right now from Softpedia.

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