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A modern extensible desktop with a classic appearance.  
This is a spin of Fedora that includes the Cinnamon Desktop Environment as the default as well as some other packages to provide a more complete out-of-the-box desktop than the live CD does.
 
 
== Owner(s) ==
 
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* Name: [[User:crokett| David Green]
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* Name: [[User:crokett| David Green]]
 
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This spin includes the Cinnamon Desktop Enviroment as the default. It also includes LibreOffice and the libre-office-base package that don't come on the default Live CD.  Other pre-installed packages are Brasero, Gimp, the Geany text editor and some Nemo additions such as  the file-roller package to make Nemo and Nautilus more functional.   
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The Cinnamon Spin pairs Fedora with the Cinnamon Desktop. Cinnamon is a modern, GTK-based desktop that retains the look and feel of the classic Gnome desktop while also allowing for an extensible and highly customizable desktop.   
 
 
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
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Cinnamon gives Fedora users another option for an out-of-the-box desktop environment other than Gnome3.  It provides a Fedora-based alternative to other distributions such as Linux Mint. The Cinnamon spin also includes some  packages that the base Live CD does not include, such as Libreoffice and Gimp. This gives the user a more complete desktop experience with less intial configuration and installation of additional packages required.
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Cinnamon Spin gives Fedora users another option for an out-of-the-box desktop environment other than Gnome or KDE.  It provides a Fedora-based alternative to other distributions such as Linux Mint that use Cinnamon as the default desktop. Cinnamon Spin also includes some  packages that the base Live CD does not include, such as LibreOffice and Gimp. This gives the user a more complete desktop experience with less initial configuration and installation of additional packages required.
 
 
  
 
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* https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/7/71/Fedora-livecd-cinnamon.ks
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* https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/5/5a/Fedora-live-cinnamon.ks
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* https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/9/9d/Fedora-cinnamon-packages.ks
  
 
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* ISO Name: "Fedora-20-x86_64-Cinnamon"
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* FS-Label: "Fedora-20-x86_64-Cinnamon"
  
 
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* Packages included that are not on the default Live CD:
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** Cinnamon Desktop Environment
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** Firefox
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** Filezilla
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** Geany Text editor
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** Gimp
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** LibreOffice
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** LibreOffice Base
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** Putty
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All applications are installed from the Fedora Repository with no changes.
  
 
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A modern Cinnamon desktop environment.   
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Cinnamon  - a modern and customizable desktop environment.   
  
 
=== Spin description ===
 
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Cinnamon desktop is a more traditional desktop than Gnome Shell. It is GTK=based but retains the panel and traditional menus most Linux users are used to. Most applications that will run in Gnome Shell will look similar in Cinnamon. Cinnamon also provides graphical configuration tools where Gnome Shell does not, and has a rich set of available extensions and downloadable themes.
  
 
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[[File:Cinnamonscreenshot.png]]
 
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Latest revision as of 13:58, 17 March 2014

Spin Name

Cinnamon

Summary

A modern extensible desktop with a classic appearance.

Owner(s)

Detailed Description

The Cinnamon Spin pairs Fedora with the Cinnamon Desktop. Cinnamon is a modern, GTK-based desktop that retains the look and feel of the classic Gnome desktop while also allowing for an extensible and highly customizable desktop.

Benefit to Fedora

Cinnamon Spin gives Fedora users another option for an out-of-the-box desktop environment other than Gnome or KDE. It provides a Fedora-based alternative to other distributions such as Linux Mint that use Cinnamon as the default desktop. Cinnamon Spin also includes some packages that the base Live CD does not include, such as LibreOffice and Gimp. This gives the user a more complete desktop experience with less initial configuration and installation of additional packages required.

Kickstart File

ISO Name / FS Label

  • ISO Name: "Fedora-20-x86_64-Cinnamon"
  • FS-Label: "Fedora-20-x86_64-Cinnamon"

Dependencies

no dependencies

Scope / Testing

  • Packages included that are not on the default Live CD:
    • Cinnamon Desktop Environment
    • Firefox
    • Filezilla
    • Geany Text editor
    • Gimp
    • LibreOffice
    • LibreOffice Base
    • Putty

All applications are installed from the Fedora Repository with no changes.

Spins Page

Slogan

Cinnamon  - a modern and customizable desktop environment.  

Spin description

Cinnamon desktop is a more traditional desktop than Gnome Shell. It is GTK=based but retains the panel and traditional menus most Linux users are used to. Most applications that will run in Gnome Shell will look similar in Cinnamon. Cinnamon also provides graphical configuration tools where Gnome Shell does not, and has a rich set of available extensions and downloadable themes.

Screenshot

Cinnamonscreenshot.png

Download tab

Support tab

Custom branding

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