“Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience.

The desktop layout is similar to Gnome 2 with underlying technology forked from Gnome Shell.

Cinnamon makes users feel at home with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience.”

Developer(s) Linux Mint team
Initial release 2011; 8 years ago
Stable release
4.0.0 / 4 November 2018; 4 months ago[1][2]

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Written in C (GTK+), JavaScript, and Python
Operating system Unix-like with X
Type Desktop environment
License GPL v2
Website cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com



“start” menu is bottom left, just like windows xp or windows 7.

file manager is Nemo.

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