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How to set cinnamon and remove GNOME

asked 2013-07-08 21:23:20 -0500

Gaurav Dighe gravatar image

updated 2013-07-09 05:56:50 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

Hi, I have switched from Ubuntu to Fedora 18 on my 64bit desktop for project purpose in my MS. I am not very comfortable with GNOME interface. I want to remove GNOME interface and GDM Manager and install CINNAMON.

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answered 2013-07-09 06:02:20 -0500

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updated 2013-07-09 06:05:49 -0500

You can't remove gnome completely, since cinnamon makes use of most of gnome libraries, as far as I know. Cinnamon only replaces the gnome-shell part. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinnamon_(user_interface)))

You just need to install the relevant packages and select cinnamon from the GDM menu:

$ sudo yum install cinnamon

Cinnamon is not a separate desktop environment. It's just a replacement for gnome-shell.

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