changing from MATE to Cinnamon

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changing from MATE to Cinnamon

Postby gordon.craig@shaw.ca on Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:48 pm

How do I change from MATE desktop to the Cinnamon one? I have downloaded the "cinnamon" package from Synaptec but have had no success in changing desktops.
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Re: changing from MATE to Cinnamon

Postby passerby on Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:53 pm

Log out. At login you should have a dropdown box that gives you the option of which desktop environment to log into.
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Re: changing from MATE to Cinnamon

Postby robw on Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:05 pm

You might need to deselect auto login before you log out if you have your pc set to log in automatically like I do - the desktop options will then show in a dropdown of the login screen.
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