Install Cinnamon-Desktop-Environment on Fedora 18/17 or older


A lot of people wanted to install Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Fedora 17/18 or older. Here is how to install it:

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Copy/Type command in Terminal given below


yum update

yum install cinnamon

You can now switch desktops in the login screen after you selected the account you want to log in with. Click on Session and select Cinnamon





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Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS released


Ubuntu 12.04.2 has been released by the Ubuntu Team.

The official report below:

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support.

To help support a broader range of hardware, the 12.04.2 release adds an updated kernel and X stack for new installations on x86 architectures, and matches the ability of 12.10 to install on systems using UEFI firmware with Secure Boot enabled.

As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to be downloaded after  installation.  These include security updates and corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, Edubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, Xubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, Mythbuntu 12.04.2 LTS, and Ubuntu Studio 12.04.2 LTS are also now available.  For some of these, more details can be found in their announcements:


  1. UEFI support (Supports UEFI based laptops)
  2. Secure Boot
  3. Linux Kernel 3.5 (Kernel used by 12.10)
  4. More hardware support
  5. Windows 8 EFI support (Windows 8 Dual Boot with no lag or other issue)

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Install Ubuntu Software Center in Linux Mint via PPA


Ubuntu Software Center (originally codenamed AppCenter) is a computer program for browsing, installing and removing software on the Ubuntu operating system. Based upon the GNOME application, gnome-app-install, which is similar in function and appearance, it originally served as a GTK+ graphical user interface front-end to the Advanced Packaging Tool (apt), part of the Debian package management system. Today, it also allows users to purchase commercial applications. Ubuntu Software Center can also be used to add and manage repositories as well as Ubuntu Personal Package Archives (PPA). It is written in the Python programming language

sudo apt-get install software-center

if you are using older version than Linux Mint 12 follow the steps below:

sudo cp -r /usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/distro/ /usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/distro/

and then

gksudo gedit /usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/distro/

we will open our text editor Gedit Where will we replace the line

class Ubuntu(Debian)


class LinuxMint(Debian)

After replacing a save and close Gedit.

Now we Ubuntu Software Center of fully functional on Linux Mint.

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Install Synaptic Package Manager on Ubuntu/Linux Mint


Synaptic-Package-Manager is a graphical front-end to apt, the package management system in Ubuntu and Linux Mint. It combines the point-and-click simplicity of the graphical user interface with the power of the apt-get command line tool. You can install, remove, configure, or upgrade software packages, browse, sort and search the list of available software packages, manage repositories, or upgrade the whole system. You can queue up a number of actions before you execute them. Synaptic will inform you about dependencies (additional packages required by the software package you have chosen) as well as conflicts with other packages that are already installed on your system. The package manager enables the user to install, to upgrade or to remove software packages. To install a package a user must search for the program they want and mark it for installation. Changes are not applied instantly; the user must first mark all changes and then apply them.


  • Install, remove, upgrade and downgrade single and multiple packagesx
  • System-wide upgrade
  • Package search utility
  • Manage package repositories
  • Find packages by name, description and several other attributes
  • Select packages by status, section, name or a custom filter
  • Sort packages by name, status, size or version
  • Browse available online documentation related to a package
  • Download the latest changelog of a package
  • Lock packages to the current version
  • Force the installation of a specific package version
  • Undo/Redo of selections
  • Built-in terminal emulator for the package manager

It also has the following features for Debian and Ubuntu and Linux Mint only:

  • Configure packages through the debconf system
  • Xapian-based fast search
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Installing with software-center

You can install it by searching in the software-center for **synaptic **and clicking on Synaptic Package Manager

Installing with CLI

Or, alternatively, open a terminal, and enter:

sudo apt-get install synaptic

To launch Synaptic, choose

System > Administration > “Synaptic Package Manager”

Or if you are using the Unity interface, open the dash and search for synaptic.


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