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Cinnamon in the official Ubuntu repos (Ubuntu 13.04)

Postby zerozero on Sun Dec 16, 2012 9:04 pm

well the subject says it all :D
http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?suite=default&section=all&arch=any&searchon=names&keywords=cinnamon
cinnamon is available in the raring official repository.
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Re: Cinnamon in the official Ubuntu repos (Ubuntu 13.04)

Postby tdockery97 on Sun Dec 16, 2012 9:13 pm

They had to do something to slow the exodus from Ubuntu due to Unity.
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Re: Cinnamon in the official Ubuntu repos (Ubuntu 13.04)

Postby bimsebasse on Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:08 am

Party time! Excellent!
Thank you for this thread. That’s all I can say. You most definitely have made this forum into something special. You clearly know what you are doing, you’ve covered so many bases. Thanks!
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Re: Cinnamon in the official Ubuntu repos (Ubuntu 13.04)

Postby xenopeek on Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:25 am

Package summary is "Innovative and comfortable desktop." I can live with that :)
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Re: Cinnamon in the official Ubuntu repos (Ubuntu 13.04)

Postby zerozero on Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:35 am

and they are keeping it fairly updated (1.6.2 in universe and 1.6.7 in proposed)
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zerozero@zerozero-at-nadia:~$ apt-cache policy cinnamon
cinnamon:
  Installed: 1.6.7-20121217050022-raring
  Candidate: 1.6.7-20121217050022-raring
  Version table:
 *** 1.6.7-20121217050022-raring 0
        500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly/ubuntu/ raring/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.6.7-1 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring-proposed/universe i386 Packages
     1.6.2-1 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring/universe i386 Packages
zerozero@zerozero-at-nadia:~$

tdockery97 wrote:They had to do something to slow the exodus from Ubuntu due to Unity.

well, the way ubuntu has tied its branding/recognition with unity we can *almost* say that using another DE is not using ubuntu (or not "having the full ubuntu experience")
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Re: Cinnamon in the official Ubuntu repos (Ubuntu 13.04)

Postby Catbuntu on Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:16 am

I don't understand why have Cinnamon on Ubuntu, having Mint. But well, if Ubuntu has Cinnamon on their repos, Mint should have Unity... :P

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Re: Cinnamon in the official Ubuntu repos (Ubuntu 13.04)

Postby tdockery97 on Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:58 am

Catbuntu wrote:I don't understand why have Cinnamon on Ubuntu, having Mint. But well, if Ubuntu has Cinnamon on their repos, Mint should have Unity... :P

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It does...check the package manager and you'll find Unity 6.10.
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Re: Cinnamon in the official Ubuntu repos (Ubuntu 13.04)

Postby Catbuntu on Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:12 am

tdockery97 wrote:
Catbuntu wrote:I don't understand why have Cinnamon on Ubuntu, having Mint. But well, if Ubuntu has Cinnamon on their repos, Mint should have Unity... :P

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It does...check the package manager and you'll find Unity 6.10.


Oh I know, I meant a Unity spin, like "Uniminty" :P
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