Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby kmb42vt » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:17 pm

bimsebasse wrote:I can see I have to update themes again, it's a 9-5 job maintaining Cinnamon themes at the moment :D And the pay is rubbish!


But the appreciation factor for your work is huge! Okay, so it doesn't pay the bills but think of the popularity you'll gain as a theme artist. :D

By the way, I downloaded and installed Cinnamon 1.3.1 .deb from Github and made the CSS changes to the cinnamon.css file of your "Ambiance" theme for the panel drag and drop highlighting that was mentioned on the 1.3.1 site and it doesn't seem to make a bit of difference in dragging and dropping. I'll be interested in what you find when you make the changes.
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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby bimsebasse » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:22 pm

I'm gonna wait for 1.3.1 to hit stable before I update the themes, just in case there are some last minute changes or something.
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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby z06gal » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:27 pm

bimsebasse wrote:I'm gonna wait for 1.3.1 to hit stable before I update the themes, just in case there are some last minute changes or something.



Your Holo theme rocks bimsebasse. I had trouble with the system tray icons but this cinnamon release should fix that :wink:

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby bimsebasse » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:32 pm

Holo is brilliant, when tiheum does something it's in a league of its own. He also made the Faenza icons (all application icons in Mint's default icon theme) and the Gnome Shell theme "Faience" which Cinnamon's default theme is based on.
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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby zerubbabel » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:45 pm

drjster wrote:I downloaded cinnamon_1.3.1_amd64.deb from github per Clem and attempted unsuccessfully to install. Got the following message: Error: Breaks existing package 'cinnamon' conflict: cinnamon ( ) Any ideas?


You have to remove cinnamon 1.3.0 before you install 1.3.1. However, although 1.3.1 fixes a few things, it still doesn't let you put things where you want to in the panel, like the launchers to the left and the date/time and indicators to the right.

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby z06gal » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:57 pm

zerubbabel wrote:
drjster wrote:I downloaded cinnamon_1.3.1_amd64.deb from github per Clem and attempted unsuccessfully to install. Got the following message: Error: Breaks existing package 'cinnamon' conflict: cinnamon ( ) Any ideas?


You have to remove cinnamon 1.3.0 before you install 1.3.1. However, although 1.3.1 fixes a few things, it still doesn't let you put things where you want to in the panel, like the launchers to the left and the date/time and indicators to the right.



Doesn't the theme take care of that after the themes are updated for the 1.3.1 changes?

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby z06gal » Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:08 pm

I switched my theme to the default and moved things where I wanted them and then changed the theme to Holo and everything stayed where I had moved it. :D

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby zerubbabel » Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:11 pm

z06gal wrote:I switched my theme to the default and moved things where I wanted them and then changed the theme to Holo and everything stayed where I had moved it. :D


That's odd. I'm using the default theme, and always have, but the icons on the panel won't stay where I put them.

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby chazdg24 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:54 pm

Removing 1.3 is the easy part. How to install 1.3.1?

I ask as the PPA won't be available for some time. Is my information wrong?

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby lurkatron » Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:49 pm

havent tried this but seems to be an updated 1.3.1 ppa https://launchpad.net/~gwendal-lebihan- ... mon-stable

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby chazdg24 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:00 pm

lurkatron wrote:havent tried this but seems to be an updated 1.3.1 ppa https://launchpad.net/~gwendal-lebihan- ... mon-stable

No, that doesn't work for Mint 12 only Oneiric.

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby bimsebasse » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:04 pm

Why don't you guys just wait until it hits it hits Mint's repos? :D I mean if you are so impatient you might as well pull Cinnamon from git and get the bleeding edge all the time.
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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby chazdg24 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:11 pm

bimsebasse wrote:Why don't you guys just wait until it hits it hits Mint's repos? :D I mean if you are so impatient you might as well pull Cinnamon from git and get the bleeding edge all the time.

Because, for me, today is a holiday. A perfect day for this sort of thing. That's why! :roll:

You seem kinda snarky today with that comment. :P

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby Sammaul » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:18 pm

Personally I'll be waiting for the repos to update, but I bet it is a nice learning experience downloading from git. hhmmmmmmmmmm no it has been a tiring day I'll wait :P

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby chazdg24 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:21 pm

Sammaul wrote:Personally I'll be waiting for the repos to update, but I bet it is a nice learning experience downloading from git. hhmmmmmmmmmm no it has been a tiring day I'll wait :P

I would like to learn how to do it. But it has been tiring, if not absurd. :P

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby bimsebasse » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:39 pm

chazdg24 wrote:
bimsebasse wrote:Why don't you guys just wait until it hits it hits Mint's repos? :D I mean if you are so impatient you might as well pull Cinnamon from git and get the bleeding edge all the time.

Because, for me, today is a holiday. A perfect day for this sort of thing. That's why! :roll:

You seem kinda snarky today with that comment. :P


Sorry, not at all intended, it's just that if you want the newest Cinnamon always you might as well clone the git version. I'll do a little guide on how to do it later.
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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby chazdg24 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:43 pm

bimsebasse wrote:
chazdg24 wrote:
bimsebasse wrote:Why don't you guys just wait until it hits it hits Mint's repos? :D I mean if you are so impatient you might as well pull Cinnamon from git and get the bleeding edge all the time.

Because, for me, today is a holiday. A perfect day for this sort of thing. That's why! :roll:

You seem kinda snarky today with that comment. :P


Sorry, not at all intended, it's just that if you want the newest Cinnamon always you might as well clone the git version. I'll do a little guide on how to do it later.

I'm just cranky because I had to reinstall my system over the weekend. A case for Clonezilla if there ever was one.

A tutorial would be great. :D

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby bu99zy » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:47 pm

How to compile latest Cinnamon from git

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sudo apt-get install git


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git clone https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon.git


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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get install libfolks-dev gnome-common libxml++2.6-dev libtelepathy-glib-dev libgtk-3-dev libnm-glib-dev libmutter-dev libsoup-gnome2.4-dev libgnome-menu-3-dev libgirepository1.0-dev libcanberra-gtk3-dev libgnome-keyring-dev libpolkit-agent-1-dev libtelepathy-logger-dev libstartup-notification0-dev libgjs-dev libcroco3-dev libgconf2-dev libgnome-desktop-3-dev libpulse-dev libecal1.2-dev libedataserverui-3.0-dev gobject-introspection libmuffin-dev


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cd Cinnamon


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sudo ./autogen.sh


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sudo make


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sudo make install


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sudo reboot

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby Daniel4lm » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:54 pm

Why bother? Open Synaptic, temporary enable Romeo (unstable) repositories, refresh and install Cinnamon 1.3.1 if you so wish.

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Re: Cinnamon 1.3 released!!

Postby Sammaul » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:56 pm

chazdg24 wrote:
Sammaul wrote:Personally I'll be waiting for the repos to update, but I bet it is a nice learning experience downloading from git. hhmmmmmmmmmm no it has been a tiring day I'll wait :P

I would like to learn how to do it. But it has been tiring, if not absurd. :P


And still needing to do a couple other things to tweek the system as it is...but unfortunately with what I do I am almost always mentally exhausted lol I should just quit, take the next 3 to 6 months to fully learn Linux OS and some code, and grab a IT job at some small company that doesn't know any better. Just kidding...or am I?


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