clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 8 09:25:37 UTC 2012
On 8 December 2012 02:38, JD <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/07/2012 07:21 PM, Steve Pearce wrote:
>> 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.
> I see. Should not the web page have explained that instead
> of assuming every noob knows this?
Most noobs would click on the link on that page "Read about
installing" where the instructions appear clear and include
instructions to run apt-get update.
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