In one of my earlier posts, I have shown you the method of installing the GNOME desktop on Ubuntu 20.04. In today’s article, I am going to demonstrate how you can install a Cinnamon desktop on a base of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS instance.
- Base Ubuntu 20.04 LTS instance
- Sudo privileges
Execute on the terminal to update the local repository.
$ sudo apt update
Install Cinnamon Desktop on Ubuntu
Execute on the terminal. You will be prompted with y/n. Press y key and hit Enter from your keyboard.
$ sudo apt install cinnamon
Reboot the system.
$ sudo reboot
You will get the following desktop.
Once you successfully log in with your credentials, you will have a following user interface of Cinnamon desktop.
Remove Cinnamon Desktop
Execute on the terminal when you no longer need this desktop.
$ sudo apt-get remove Cinnamon && sudo apt-get autoremove
So you have read, it involves few steps to install Cinnamon desktop on your Ubuntu 20.04 system. Have you any comments, please share.
Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications including CCNA RS, SCP, and ACE. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various websites.