Cinnamon 2.6 Released With New Features & Changes, Install In Ubuntu 15.04

Cinnamon 2.6 has been officially released with many interesting changes and improvements. Cinnamon 2.6 will be used in Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” that is planned to be released in end of June. In this article I’m going to review this release and tell you how you can install it on Ubuntu or derivatives. I hope you will like to use it. One more thing, when you use it please give your feedback.

What’s New In Cinnamon 2.6 ?

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How To Install Cinnamon 2.6.x In Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid/14.10 Utopic/14.04 Trusty/other related derivatives ?
Warning: If you have installed any Linux Mint application, first of all remove that application(s) and PPA from your system. If you added Noobslab’s Mint PPA first remove it with this command -
(sudo apt-get install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:noobslab/mint)

To install Cinnamon 2.6 in Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid/14.10 Utopic/14.04 Trusty/other related derivative systems, open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and use the following commands in the Terminal:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install cinnamon

Since this is nightly PPA, after installation disable this PPA from your system.

$ sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly

To uninstall Cinnamon, enter these commands in Terminal:

$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly

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