Installing cinnamon

Steve Pearce me at
Sat Dec 8 02:21:34 UTC 2012

On 08/12/12 02:08, JD wrote:
> The cinnamon web page
> asks the user to:
> add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable
> Which I did.So I thought that's all I need in order to proceed
> and issue
> apt-get -y install cinnamon
> Well, it could not find it, and the web page does not elucidate
> any further.


You added the cinnamon PPA, but forgot to update your package lists.


  sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get install cinnamon

I don't know much about Cinnamon, but I suspect it'll be available to
select at the login screen as an alternative to Unity.


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