Cinnamon Desktop is created by Linux Mint team. As we all know that Linux Mint Operating System is based on Debian and Ubuntu flavor. However, installing Cinnamon Desktop in Fedora (RPM based distributions) is pretty easy process and supported natively by Fedora 18 onwards. If you want to give a try to install Cinnamon Desktop in your Fedora 18 system please follow the instructions below.
Step 1. Before Cinnamon desktop installation, update your system checking updates and installing them using YUM Command ‘yum update‘ to do this, Open a terminal, right clicking on your desktop and click on ‘Open Terminal Here‘
Step 2. Be a root user to execute YUM Command. Type ‘su‘ command from terminal. Now update your system with below command
[root@tecmint ~]# yum update
Step 3. Once system is up-to-date, install Cinnamon Desktop executing below command from terminal which may take several minutes depending on internet speed.
[root@tecmint ~]# yum -y install cinnamon
Step 4. Now logout from your current desktop.
Step 5. Switch desktop in the login screen. Click ‘session‘ and select ‘Cinnamon‘
Step 6. My Cinnamon desktop Screen.
Step 7. You can change Cinnamon configuration, click on icon ^ in the taskbar and go to Settings.
That’s it. You may like to visit http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/
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