How-to Install the Latest Cinnamon Desktop for Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit GNU/Linux

May 21st, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Kubuntu Latest Cinnamon Desktop Installation

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Cinnamon 2.6+ Desktop on Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 Linux+GNU.

The Cinnamon Nightly Kubuntu Apt Repo PPA is not stable and so the Desktop may manifest some sort of Misbehavior.

The Cinnamon Desktop is an environment based on GTK+ 3. The project originally started as a fork of the GNOME Shell, i.e. a mere graphical shell. Cinnamon was initially developed by (and for) the Linux distribution Linux Mint.

Cinnamon is a Desktop environment which combines a traditional desktop layout with modern graphical effects.
Now with Cinnamon 2.0 it has become a Complete Desktop Environment and not merely a frontend for GNOME like GNOME Shell and Unity.

Latest Cinnamon Desktop Installation on Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Alt+Space > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing Cinnamon for Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. How-to Enable the Latest Cinnamon Apt PPA for Kubuntu:

    Enabled Cinnamon Nightly PPA
  3. Installing the Cinnamon Desktop for Kubuntu 14.04+

    sudo apt-get install cinnamon

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. Then after Log-Out You’ll be able to Switch on Log-In Screen to Cinnamon

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