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== Summary ==
== Summary ==
A [http://spins.fedoraproject.org/ Fedora Spin] using the Cinnamon desktop environment.
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* Name: [[User:Grinnz|Dan Book]]
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== Current status ==
== Current status ==
* Targeted release: [[Releases/<number> | Fedora <number> ]]  
* Targeted release: [[Releases/23 | Fedora 23 ]]  
* Last updated: (DATE)
* Last updated: 2015-05-06
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* Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>
* Tracker bug: [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1225865 #1225865]


== Detailed Description ==
== Detailed Description ==


Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to Gnome 2. The underlying technology is forked from Gnome Shell. The emphasis is put on making users feel at home and providing them with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience.
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== Benefit to Fedora ==
== Benefit to Fedora ==


Cinnamon is a popular desktop alternative to Gnome 3 and this spin provides the option to quickly try and install this desktop.
 
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== Scope ==
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* Proposal owners:
* Proposal owners: Track existing Cinnamon desktop environment group, and test the Spin.
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* Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)  <!-- REQUIRED FOR SYSTEM WIDE CHANGES -->
* Release engineering: Add spin to spin-kickstarts, ensure spin has been tested, and release with rest of spins <!-- REQUIRED FOR SYSTEM WIDE CHANGES -->
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== How To Test ==
== How To Test ==
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N/A (not a System Wide Change)
Test booting and usage of live CD, installation from live CD, and resulting installed system.
*Boot and auto-login to Cinnamon
*Functionality of desktop, panel, menu, windows
*Themes of panel/menu, windows, controls, icons
*Default panel launchers and menu favorites
*Install and verify functionality after install


== User Experience ==
== User Experience ==
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N/A (not a System Wide Change)
Users will have a new option for trying and installing Fedora.


== Dependencies ==
== Dependencies ==
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N/A (not a System Wide Change)
* Cinnamon Desktop is already in Fedora.
* Trademark approval from Fedora Council is required.


== Contingency Plan ==
== Contingency Plan ==


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* Contingency mechanism: Cinnamon will continue to be installable as a secondary desktop. <!-- REQUIRED FOR SYSTEM WIDE CHANGES -->
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== Documentation ==
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* [https://github.com/Grinnz/spin-kickstart-cinnamon Kickstart Files]
* [http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/ Cinnamon Desktop]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Cinnamon_Spin Spin Proposal]
 
== Spins Page ==
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=== Slogan ===
Traditional layout, advanced features, easy to use.
 
=== Spin description ===
 
Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to Gnome 2. The underlying technology is forked from Gnome Shell. The emphasis is put on making users feel at home and providing them with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience.
 
=== Screenshot ===
[[File:Fedora_23_Cinnamon_2015-07-17_03-46-05.png|600px]]
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=== Download tab ===
Default layout
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=== Features ===
====Online====
*Firefox
*Hexchat
*Pidgin
*Transmission
====Utilities====
*GNOME Terminal
*Cinnamon Settings
 
====Office====
*LibreOffice
*Thunderbird
**Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
 
====Multimedia====
*Parole
*Shotwell
**Shotwell is an easy-to-use, fast photo organizer, viewer, and editor.
*Brasero
**Brasero is a simple and easy to use CD/DVD burning application.
 
=== Support tab ===
* Help via IRC chat in the #fedora-cinnamon IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.
* General help via default IRC, Email and Forum channels.
* News and add-ons available at http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/
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=== Custom branding ===
None available.
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== Release Notes ==
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The Cinnamon desktop is now available as a Spin for Fedora 23. Cinnamon is a modern desktop environment based on the GNOME Shell, with advanced features and a traditional and flexible user experience. See the [http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/ Cinnamon official website] for more information on Cinnamon, and go to [http://spins.fedoraproject.org http://spins.fedoraproject.org] to download the Spin.
 
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Latest revision as of 13:27, 13 August 2015


Cinnamon Spin

Summary

A Fedora Spin using the Cinnamon desktop environment.

Owner

Current status

Detailed Description

Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to Gnome 2. The underlying technology is forked from Gnome Shell. The emphasis is put on making users feel at home and providing them with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience.

Benefit to Fedora

Cinnamon is a popular desktop alternative to Gnome 3 and this spin provides the option to quickly try and install this desktop.

Scope

  • Proposal owners: Track existing Cinnamon desktop environment group, and test the Spin.
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: Add spin to spin-kickstarts, ensure spin has been tested, and release with rest of spins
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

Test booting and usage of live CD, installation from live CD, and resulting installed system.

  • Boot and auto-login to Cinnamon
  • Functionality of desktop, panel, menu, windows
  • Themes of panel/menu, windows, controls, icons
  • Default panel launchers and menu favorites
  • Install and verify functionality after install

User Experience

Users will have a new option for trying and installing Fedora.

Dependencies

  • Cinnamon Desktop is already in Fedora.
  • Trademark approval from Fedora Council is required.

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: Cinnamon will continue to be installable as a secondary desktop.
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks product? N/A

Documentation

Spins Page

Slogan

Traditional layout, advanced features, easy to use.

Spin description

Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to Gnome 2. The underlying technology is forked from Gnome Shell. The emphasis is put on making users feel at home and providing them with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience.

Screenshot

Fedora 23 Cinnamon 2015-07-17 03-46-05.png

Download tab

Default layout

Features

Online

  • Firefox
  • Hexchat
  • Pidgin
  • Transmission

Utilities

  • GNOME Terminal
  • Cinnamon Settings

Office

  • LibreOffice
  • Thunderbird
    • Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Multimedia

  • Parole
  • Shotwell
    • Shotwell is an easy-to-use, fast photo organizer, viewer, and editor.
  • Brasero
    • Brasero is a simple and easy to use CD/DVD burning application.

Support tab

  • Help via IRC chat in the #fedora-cinnamon IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.
  • General help via default IRC, Email and Forum channels.
  • News and add-ons available at http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/

Custom branding

None available.

Release Notes

The Cinnamon desktop is now available as a Spin for Fedora 23. Cinnamon is a modern desktop environment based on the GNOME Shell, with advanced features and a traditional and flexible user experience. See the Cinnamon official website for more information on Cinnamon, and go to http://spins.fedoraproject.org to download the Spin.