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Cinnamon for openSUSE edit

* openSUSE 12.1 with GNOME:Cinnamon

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.

Cinnamon features traditional gnome-panel layout with the main-menu, systray, workspace indicator etc.

GUI configuration tool is under development, till then dconf-editor or gnome-tweak-tool can be used to fine-tune Cinnamon.

Supported openSUSE Platforms

  • openSUSE 12.1 + GNOME 3.4 - Cinnamon 1.6.0
  • openSUSE 12.2 + GNOME 3.4 - Cinnamon 1.6.0
  • openSUSE 12.2 + GNOME 3.6 - Cinnamon 1.6.0
  • openSUSE Tumbleweed - Cinnamon 1.6.0
  • openSUSE Factory - Development

Included packages

  • cinnamon – cinnamon desktop
  • muffin – cinnamon’s window manager

DEPRECATED on 1.1.3: cinnamon-settings

DEPRECATED on 1.2.0: cinnamon-extensions, cinnamon-extension-weather

Install Cinnamon

WARNING - Before you install Cinnamon, make sure you have a working GNOME3 installation, otherwise don't bother installing Cinnamon! This is mainly important for KDE/LXDE users! Users running GNOME3 can install directly.

Cinnamon 1-Click Installer

openSUSE 12.1

  • Cinnamon - Button-oci.png

openSUSE 12.2

  • Cinnamon - Button-oci.png

openSUSE Tumbleweed

  • Cinnamon - Button-oci.png

openSUSE Factory

  • Cinnamon - Button-oci.png

Once installation is complete, log out, Cinnamon should now be available as a session at the display manager (KDM/GDM), select Cinnamon session to log back into.

Alternatively you can use the command line to install packages as mentioned below.

Install from command line

Set the repository according to your openSUSE version:

For openSUSE 12.1 with GNOME 3.4

Run the following command (as root):

For openSUSE 12.2 with GNOME 3.4

Run the following command (as root):

For openSUSE Factory

Run the following command (as root):

After adding the repository accordingly your openSUSE version, refresh your zypper package database:

# zypper refresh

Finally, install the packages:

# zypper in cinnamon

Enjoy Cinnamon on openSUSE!



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