ashtonford wrote:I read on the blog that they are just having growing pains and are expanding and adding more people to their staff. So everythings gonna be fine we all just need to have patience and let them get their work done. They are comitted to making cinnamon and mint a great polished distro. Its Clems comittment to the users and his product that really makes mint and cinnamon shine.
ashtonford wrote:Kde just never really was a good fit for me.
an Arch Linux guy and some others are helping with the porting to gnome 3.8, but it more certainly going to be dropped from communify due to incompatibility with clutter 1.14.0.
The critical issue is the incompatibility with clutter 1.14.0, which is not solved yet, so we still have to remove cinnamon from the [community] repository, when GNOME 3.8 moves into [extra]. (nemo is compatible so it could stay.) Cinnamon developers know about this problem, but it will probably take some time until they solve the problem. Unfortunately I can't fix the problem myself, and not even know, how can I debug muffin.
Since the announcement, much work is being doing to port cinnamon to gnome 3.8, so in a couple of weeks or so it could be finished acording with Clement.
Now Cinnamon is fully functional with GNOME 3.8. There may some minor bugs, but all major functions are working, so it will probably stay in the [community] repo in the next months.
Rukiri wrote:If Cinnamon is in Mint's vision than it's more than likely to fork Gnome-3.6.
I actually like Cinnamon it's a very functional desktop, but the control panel, and customization is kind of lacking (it almost gives that windows customization vibe... meaning not much)
I however always used Gnome's control panel over Cinnamons but for themes and such I do use the normal control panel.
I think Cinnamon will work with Gnome 3.8 it's just a matter of time as 3.8 isn't that old, it's still hardmasked in Gentoo and in testing(currently) in Arch Linux but should be in the stable tree next week or so.
I think Cinnamon at least for Gentoo/Arch will stay, but can't say the same for other distros.
Rukiri wrote:GTK apps look UGLY!!!
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:no1wantdthisname/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade
$ sudo apt-get install fontconfig-infinality
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