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[Linux] Desktop Environment

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

This is how to install Cinnamon desktop environment.

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From LXDE to KDE - a step forward?

L3net presents an intriguing comparison of Linux desktops with varying memory consumption effects. Hard desktop environments require more computing power, but often fail with segmentation errors. 194 more words


Xfce4, LXDE, and Openbox

What I need is performance, eye candy is optional.

My primary desktop environment is Xfce, as it is more lightweight than GNOME, KDE, or Cinnamon (Mate is out of my choice), yet it has more goodies (plugins) than LXDE. 717 more words


Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" BETA Cinnamon and MATE released

Today Linux Mint 17.3 BETA Cinnamon and MATE versions were released.

Just like 17.0 / 17.1 and 17.2 this is a LTS version based on Ubuntu 14.0x LTS, with newer versions of… 32 more words


Five Obscure but Epic Linux Desktop Environments

(cover image from http://blog.dia.es/como-mantener-la-barba-cuidada/)

Do not fear, environments such as Cinnamon, Gnome, KDE and the like are getting so much spotlight that I do not see myself adding to its luminosity any time soon. 972 more words


Installed Pantheon on Gentoo

I was reading randomly about Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) and suddenly remembered elementary OS and how neat it looked. It’s almost like Mac and puts lot of emphasis on HIG that lead to faster and efficient apps, positive user exp etc. 207 more words

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A viable option I shall look into myself when I finally install Gentoo, and this may also solve an issue any of you may have when installing Pantheon. (bonus!) I shall soon be writing about different desktop environments, their features, pros and cons. Pantheon will be included in the list. Stay tuned!

Plenty of choices

A look at the list of Linux distributions at Wikipedia or at distrowatch.com unveils dozens of distributions – it’s impressive, but at the same time overwhelming. 1,022 more words