How to install Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop 4.8 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Want to try the Cinnamon desktop environment? You can get desktop packages on Ubuntu using a few commands without having to install Linux Mint.

Cinnamon is available in Ubuntu’s main repository, but the package version is a bit older. If you don’t stick to the latest features, you can just run the command in step 2 to install.

The· Wasta Linux The team maintains an Ubuntu PPA that includes the Cinnamon 4.8 package for Ubuntu 20.04.

1.) Open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) and run the command to add Ubuntu PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wasta-linux/cinnamon-4-8

How to install Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop 4.8 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

2.) After adding the PPA and updating the package cache, run the command to install the desktop.

sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment

There is a large list of packages (about 400 MB download) and more disk space usage for installing DE.

How to install Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop 4.8 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Once installed, log out and select Logback in your Cinnamon session.

How to install Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop 4.8 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

How to remove Cinnamon desktop:

If something goes wrong, or if you want to remove Cinnamon, you can paste and run the following command and it will remove most of the components.

sudo apt remove --autoremove blueman brasero brasero-cdrkit cinnamon '~ncinnamon*' cjs desktop-base  five-or-more fonts-noto '~nfonts-noto*' fonts-quicksand four-in-a-row gedit-plugins-common gnome-chess gnome-backgrounds gnome-games gnome-klotski gnome-nibbles gnome-robots gnome-taquin gnome-tetravex gnote hexchat-common hitori hoichess hwdata iagno iso-flags-png-320x240 '~nlibcinnamon*' mate-icon-theme mate-themes muffin muffin-common nautilus-extension-brasero nemo nemo-data nemo-fileroller pidgin-data quadrapassel sound-juicer swell-foop tali vinagre wodim xapps-common

And[その他のソフトウェア]Of tabs[ソフトウェアとアップデート]Remove the PPA from or run the command in the terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:wasta-linux/cinnamon-4-8

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