Ubuntu 13.04

How to Completely Uninstall / Remove the Cinnamon Desktop

Instructions for Ubuntu 13.04 running the Unity desktop on which Cinnamon was installed using either the Ubuntu Software Center or sudo apt-get on the command line.

Ubuntu 13.04

Installing the Cinnamon Desktop / Interface

Replacing Unity with Cinnamon on Ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu 12.04

Installing the Cinnamon Desktop

NOTE: For Cinnamon to work, your system must provide 3D hardware acceleration. If your system does not have 3D hardware acceleration, you will only see the “traditional” GNOME desktop. This is a limitation of GNOME 3 (on which Cinnamon is built). According to gnome.org: GNOME Shell uses relatively primitive 3D capabilities that have been available […]