Cinnamon 3.0 Desktop Primed For Release
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop on 24 April 2016 at 02:38 PM EDT. 44 Comments
The GNOME3-forked Cinnamon Desktop is ready for its 3.0 milestone.

Linux Mint lead developer Clement Lefebvre has tagged version 3.0 of Cinnamon within their official Git repository on GitHub. Cinnamon 3.0.0 succeeds Cinnamon 2.8 and adds an option for showing/hiding the favorite box in the menu applet, new default application buttons, changes to the sound settings, effects on dialogs and menus are enabled by default, power setting improvements, and many bug fixes.

Those looking to find out more details about Cinnamon 3.0 ahead of its official debut can see this Git commit for the prominent details. Cinnamon 3.0 is being prepped for Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" that's due out this summer and powered by an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS base.
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