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How to update Cinnamon to the latest version

Among other innovations in Cinnamon 2.6:

Note. If you don't want to test Cinnamon 2.6 now, it is better not to add repository to Unstable packages (romeo), and wait for the official release. Don't forget about the paragraph 8 of article 10 tips to avoid messing up your Linux Mint.

Update Cinnamon 2.6 in Linux Mint 17.1:
1. Open Software sources.
2. Check the box in Unstable packages (romeo).
3. Click to Refresh the cache.

How to update Cinnamon to the latest versionHow to update Cinnamon to the latest version

4. Open the Update manager, click refresh, then Install updates.

How to update Cinnamon to the latest versionHow to update Cinnamon to the latest version

5. Once updated, you can check the updated version of Cinnamon in the program System info or in the terminal with the command:

cinnamon --version

How to update Cinnamon to the latest versionHow to update Cinnamon to the latest version

6. Don't forget to disable the romeo repository:

How to update Cinnamon to the latest versionHow to update Cinnamon to the latest version

Good Luck!!!

3-06-2015, 11:30
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