September 19, 2012

New Cinnamon 1.6 Release: Adds 2D session, new applets and more

cinnamon 1.6
Cinnamon, the GNOME Shell fork used by default in Linux Mint 13 (Cinnamon Edition), has reached version 1.6, getting many new features: a new 2D session, workspace OSD, new applets and lots more!

Major changes in Cinnamon 1.6:
  • Cinnamon 2D session (uses software rendering)
  • Workspace OSD: you can now name the workspaces (which are persistent in Cinnamon)
  • ALT + Tab improvements: you can now use thumbnails or previews
  • Improved sound applet: larger album cover, mute buttons for speakers and microphone and more
  • Grid View in Expo
  • The panel is fully customizable: options to configure auto-hide delay and the panel height have been added to Cinnamon Settings.
  • many other improvements and bug fixes
cinnamon 1.6

Check out more exciting features from the video below (and from the source link!).

[via WebUpd8]