From FedoraProject

The Fedora Cinnamon Desktop spin is now available at https://spins.fedoraproject.org/cinnamon/

Spin Name

Cinnamon

Summary

A Fedora spin using the Cinnamon Desktop environment.

Owner(s)

  • Name: Dan Book
  • email: <grinnz@gmail.com>

Detailed Description

Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to Gnome 2. The underlying technology is forked from Gnome Shell. The emphasis is put on making users feel at home and providing them with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience.

Benefit to Fedora

Cinnamon is a popular desktop alternative to Gnome 3 and this spin provides the option to quickly try and install this desktop.

Kickstart File

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Grinnz/spin-kickstart-cinnamon/master/fedora-livecd-cinnamon.ks

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Grinnz/spin-kickstart-cinnamon/master/fedora-cinnamon-packages.ks

ISO Name / FS Label

Fedora-$release-$arch-Cinnamon

Dependencies

  • Cinnamon Desktop is already in Fedora

Scope / Testing

  • Includes packages from the Cinnamon Desktop environment group, plus LibreOffice.
  • Minor modifications hiding GNOME-only menu items.
  • Bluetooth support is pending the availability of Blueman for Fedora.

Spins Page

Slogan

Traditional layout, advanced features, easy to use, powerful, flexible.

Spin description

Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to Gnome 2. The underlying technology is forked from Gnome Shell. The emphasis is put on making users feel at home and providing them with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience.

Screenshot

Cinnamon-spin-screenshot-2015-05-02.png

Download tab

Default layout

Features

Online

  • Firefox
  • Hexchat
  • Pidgin
  • Transmission

Utilities

  • GNOME Terminal
  • Cinnamon Settings

Office

  • LibreOffice
  • Thunderbird
    • Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Multimedia

  • Parole
  • Shotwell
    • Shotwell is an easy-to-use, fast photo organizer, viewer, and editor.
  • Brasero
    • Brasero is a simple and easy to use CD/DVD burning application.

Support tab

  • Help via IRC chat in the #fedora-cinnamon IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.
  • General help via default IRC, Email and Forum channels.
  • News and add-ons available at http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/

Custom branding

None available.

Comments and Discussion

  • See More Details:
http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Fedora/Cinnamon_desktop#f21_Cinnamon_Live