How to Install the Latest Cinnamon Desktop for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux

June 6, 2016 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Ubuntu 16.04 Latest Cinnamon Desktop Installation

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Cinnamon 3+ Desktop on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit Linux+GNU.

The Cinnamon Nightly Ubuntu 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 3.x it has become a Complete Desktop Environment and not merely a frontend for GNOME like GNOME Shell and Unity.

Latest Cinnamon Desktop Installation on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop

    Installing Cinnamon for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Enable the Latest Cinnamon Apt PPA for Ubuntu :

    Enabled Cinnamon Nightly PPA
  3. Installing the Cinnamon Desktop for Ubuntu 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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