My book Create Simple GUI Applications with Python & Qt5 has been updated! New chapters on multithreading and packaging your apps.

Install Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04

Cinnamon is a re-implementation of the Gnome 2 desktop in GTK3 developed by the Linux Mint project as an alternative to both Gnome3/Shell and Ubuntu Unity. Here we explain how to install Cinnamon on top of your Ubuntu installation, without installing Linux Mint.