Cinnamon 2.2 updates in Romeo (beta-testers needed)

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Cinnamon 2.2 updates in Romeo (beta-testers needed)

Post by GeneC » Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:21 pm

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Cinnamon 2.2 updates in Romeo (beta-testers needed)
by clem
12 Aug 2014 | General
The following Cinnamon updates are coming up for Linux Mint 17 Qiana.

Because there are a lot of changes and to avoid any potential regression, these updates are now in Romeo.

If you are interested in BETA-TESTING them, please run Menu->Administration->Software Sources and tick the option “Unstable Packages (Romeo)”. Run the Update Manager then, click on Refresh, sort the list of updates by update types and select all Unstable/Romeo updates.

Also please make sure to update any level 1 packages, in particular those related to cinnamon-desktop and send us your feedback in the comment section below.

cinnamon 2.2.16

Fix Cinnamon background being reset or overwritten by GNOME background at startup.
Cinnamon Settings: Ignore backspace navigation in GtkSpinButtons and GtkTextViews.
Keyboard settings: Allow modified Escape key to be used in a keybinding.
Network applet: Sort wireless access points by showing active or remembered connections first, and all remaining connections in order of strength then.
HiDPI: Fix popup menu maximum height calculation.
A11y: Fix magnifier not getting initialized properly.
Spices management: Fixed “More info” and “Get more online” look and behaviour in certain locales.
Fix Background Module for python2-pillow 2.5.0-1.
Few additional bug fixes.
JS API: Added timers.js to allow spices developers to time things.
muffin 2.2.6

Fixed window tiling into top corner instead of the side when using super-left or super-right.
Fixed new window starting maximized because another window was previously tiled.
nemo 2.2.4

Search bar now comes down with an animation
Fixed crash when browsing network shares or unmounting archives/ISO
Show unmount progress notification when ejecting a drive
HiDPI: correctly render eject icon in sidebar
Open-with dialog: Bug fixes and a few improvements
Fixed apps not appearing on desktop after selecting “Add to desktop”
Clean up orphaned gtk bookmarks at startup
Nemo actions: Added support for space character in paths
cinnamon-session 2.2.2

Make shutdown and failwhale dialogs use CENTER instead of CENTER_ALWAYS, to stop the small jump the dialogs usually make right after they pop up.
Logout/Shutdown dialogs: Capture focus and keyboard input and block until dialog is closed.
session-properties (startup programs): show 0 in the list when there is no startup delay defined, as well as a 0 in the spinner during item edit.
Block ubuntu indicator-* services from starting.
cinnamon-control-center 2.2.10

Hide the zoom enable shortcut label (it doesn’t use a shortcut anymore) and hide some tabs in the zoom prefs that don’t do anything currently.
Fixed time being automatically updated/reset back while editing it.
Sound preferences: Fixed UI jumping slightly when playing Cinnamon sound effects.
Network preferences: Removed the proxy switch, it doesn’t actually do anything except confuse people. The proxy is used if settings are set.
cjs 2.2.2

Fix upstream bug, preventing start-on-demand dbus service from working.
Fix Gio overrides for Gio.DBusProxy (This will allow Cinnamon 2.2 to be compatible with 2.4 spices in regards to upcoming dbus changes).
Been running the updates for several hours with no issues..

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Start-Date: 2014-08-12  13:53:05
Commandline: /usr/sbin/synaptic --hide-main-window --non-interactive --parent-window-id 41943077 -o Synaptic::closeZvt=true --progress-str Please wait, this can take some time --finish-str Update is complete --set-selections-file /tmp/tmpuMmK01
Upgrade: cinnamon-common:amd64 (2.2.13, 2.2.16), cinnamon-session:amd64 (2.2.1+qiana, 2.2.2+qiana), adobe-flashplugin:amd64 (,, nemo-data:amd64 (2.2.2+qiana, 2.2.4+qiana), libmuffin0:amd64 (2.2.5+qiana, 2.2.6+qiana), nemo:amd64 (2.2.2+qiana, 2.2.4+qiana), gir1.2-nemo-3.0:amd64 (2.2.2+qiana, 2.2.4+qiana), cinnamon-session-common:amd64 (2.2.1+qiana, 2.2.2+qiana), cinnamon:amd64 (2.2.13, 2.2.16), libnemo-extension1:amd64 (2.2.2+qiana, 2.2.4+qiana), gir1.2-muffin-3.0:amd64 (2.2.5+qiana, 2.2.6+qiana), cjs:amd64 (2.2.1+qiana, 2.2.2), libcinnamon-control-center1:amd64 (2.2.9+qiana, 2.2.10+qiana), cinnamon-control-center:amd64 (2.2.9+qiana, 2.2.10+qiana), muffin-common:amd64 (2.2.5+qiana, 2.2.6+qiana), libcjs0c:amd64 (2.2.1+qiana, 2.2.2), adobe-flash-properties-gtk:amd64 (,, cinnamon-control-center-data:amd64 (2.2.9+qiana, 2.2.10+qiana)
End-Date: 2014-08-12  13:53:40

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gene@mint ~ $ apt-cache policy cinnamon
  Installed: 2.2.16
  Candidate: 2.2.16
  Version table:
 *** 2.2.16 0
        700 qiana/romeo amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     2.2.13 0
        700 qiana/main amd64 Packages

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gene@mint ~ $ inxi -Fxxx
System:    Host: mint Kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 4.8.2) 
           Desktop: Cinnamon 2.2.16 (Gtk 3.10.8~3+qiana) dm: mdm Distro: Linux Mint 17 Qiana 
Machine:   Mobo: ASUSTeK model: M4A88TD-M/USB3 v: Rev X.0x Bios: American Megatrends v: 1501 date: 08/09/2012
CPU:       Quad core AMD Phenom II X4 955 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4a svm) bmips: 25712 
           Clock Speeds: 1: 2500 MHz 2: 800 MHz 3: 800 MHz 4: 800 MHz
Graphics:  Card: NVIDIA GF104 [GeForce GTX 460] bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:0e22
           Display Server: X.Org 1.15.1 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: vesa,nouveau) Resolution: 1680x1050@60.0hz
           GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 460/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 4.4.0 NVIDIA 331.38 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 NVIDIA GF104 High Definition Audio Controller 
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:0beb 
           Card-2 Creative Labs CA0106 Soundblaster 
           driver: snd_ca0106 port: ec00 bus-ID: 05:05.0 chip-ID: 1102:0007 
           Card-3 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) 
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:14.2 chip-ID: 1002:4383 
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k3.13.0-24-generic
Network:   Card: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: d800 bus-ID: 04:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168
           IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: 48:5b:39:ee:b9:e7
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 250.1GB (12.6% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD2500HHTZ size: 250.1GB serial: WD-WXN1E32NXUSC
Partition: ID-1: / size: 39G used: 4.9G (14%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1 
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 2.10GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5 
RAID:      System: supported: N/A
           No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
           Unused Devices: none
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 37.0C mobo: 37.0C gpu: 0.0:50C 
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 842 sys-1: 1573 
Info:      Processes: 207 Uptime: 16 min Memory: 1342.7/12016.9MB 
           Init: Upstart v: 1.12.1 runlevel: 2 default: 2 Gcc sys: 4.8.2 
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.111 running in xfce4-terminal) inxi: 2.1.28 
Last edited by xenopeek on Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:26 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: Stickied for 30 days and moved here for more exposure (a link to this topic is left in Cinnamon forum). Thanks for putting it up!

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Re: Cinnamon 2.2 updates in Romeo (beta-testers needed)

Post by killer de bug » Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:29 pm

Would have love to test this... But it's not available for LMDE :(
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Re: Cinnamon 2.2 updates in Romeo (beta-testers needed)

Post by GeneC » Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:31 pm

Last edited by xenopeek on Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:26 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: Stickied for 30 days and moved here for more exposure (a link to this topic is left in Cinnamon forum). Thanks for putting it up!
Thanks, Yes, that will make it more visible.
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Re: Cinnamon 2.2 updates in Romeo (beta-testers needed)

Post by JorgeMint16x64Cin » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:33 am

Installed... up and running smooth so far.

I had freezing issues previously, and I hope this solves them.
CPU~Quad core Intel Core i5-3570 CPU (-MCP-) clocked at 1600.000 Mhz Kernel~3.13.0-24-generic x86_64 Up~1:06 Mem~1016.2/7671.4MB HDD~2628.5GB(1.7% used) Procs~174 Client~Shell inxi~1.8.4

Currently on Mint 17 Cinnamon 64-bit

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Re: Cinnamon 2.2 updates in Romeo (beta-testers needed)

Post by drv » Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:01 pm

What about windows placement? Like in KDE or compiz - centered or 'smart', where apps remember their position and size?

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