See What’s New in Cinnamon 3.0

Published on May 19, 2016 by

Cinnamon 3.0 is the latest release of Cinnamon Desktop Environment comes with multiple new features and will become as default desktop for upcoming Linux Mint 18 codenamed “sarah”.

Here’s the hightlight of Cinnamon 3.0 :

  • Window management improvements on tiling, mapping and unmapping windows, compositor’s window groups and tracking of full screen windows
  • Improved out of the box touchpad support (edge-scrolling and two-finger-scrolling can now be configured independently and are both enabled by default)
  • New accessibility and sound settings (both rewritten as native cinnamon-settings modules)
  • Battery powered devices can be renamed
  • Different favorite applications can now be set for plain-text, documents and source code files
  • Panel launchers now include application actions
  • Animation effects are now enabled by default on dialogs and menus
  • Favorites and system options can now be disabled in the menu applet
  • The photo-frame desklet now also scans subdirectories
  • Improved support for GTK 3.20, Spotify 0.27, Viber

Cinnamon 3.0 release notes

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