Linux Mint 19.1 Lands This Christmas with Cinnamon 4.0, Mainline Kernels Support

Clement Lefebvre published his monthly newsletter to let us know what new features and improvements are being worked on for the next release of the Linux Mint operating system.

Announced last month as the first update to the Linux Mint 19 series, Linux Mint 19.1 is dubbed “Tessa” and it will bring all the goodies from the Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (Bionic Beaver) release on top of the a brand-new Cinnamon 4.0 desktop environment that’s yet to see the light of day.

The Cinnamon 4.0 desktop environment in Linux Mint 19.1 looks to shape up as a modern desktop interface thanks to a new panel layout with a larger and darker design. But the good old Cinnamon won’t go away, as the developers promise it will be one click away if you don’t like the new look.

“Whether you enjoy the new look or prefer the old one, we want everyone to feel at home in their operating system, so you’ll have the option to embrace the change or to click a button to make Cinnamon look just like it did be… (read more)

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