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Update Linux Mint 17.3 to Cinnamon 3

The Cinnamon 3.0 is not a radical, but theit are some innovations.
The main innovations:

*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

Updated: You can upgrade to Linux Mint 18, following the official instructions

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Update Linux Mint 17.3 to Cinnamon 3Update Linux Mint 17.3 to Cinnamon 3

Update Linux Mint 17.3 to Cinnamon 3

Installation into Linux Mint 17.3:

Don't forget that this operation can harm the health of your system!

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Reboot the system

sudo reboot
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon

Reboot the system

sudo reboot
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

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Tip:
When will the release of Linux Mint 18 should remove the installed repository. You can re-enable this repository if you want to update, don't update every day. At least once a week.

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Good Luck!!!

4-05-2016, 20:44
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