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]

PSotD - Magenta Another Sky

Title: Magenta Another Sky
Artist: Hitomi Harada
Year: 2012
Notes: The opening song to Arcana Famiglia.
An exciting rock song which totally suits the theme of the anime. I really like this artist, her voice sounds powerful. I'll keep an eye out for her from now on.

DDL: here.

Introducing the Humble Indie Bundle 6

Humble Indie Bundle 6 is back, bringing more awesome games to play!

As per usual, you can pay what you want for Torchlight, Shatter, Rochard, Vessel, and Space Pirates and Zombies. If you choose to pay more than the average price, you will also receive Dustforce! ALso included are the breathtaking soundtracks from the games.
Each of these DRM-free games work on Mac, Windows, and Linux, and can optionally be redeemed on Steam (if you purchase for $1 or more). For Linux users, you also have the option to redeem through the Ubuntu Software Centre. Please note that the finishing touches for Vessel's Mac and Linux debut are still being completed and it should be ready in 24-72 hours.

The Humble Indie Bundle 6 only lasts for 2 weeks, so if you haven't bought it already, don't wait!

You can contribute to the Humble Bundle here.