"Cinnamon is a very recent addition to the list of desktop
environments available for Linux, BSD and other UNIX-like operating
systems. It was started by Clement Lefebvre and his crew at Linux
Mint and it is an attempt to make the GNOME 3 desktop more
"If you are not happy with GNOME 3, and are using Fedora 16,
that is, the main edition, which uses the GNOME 3 desktop
environment, you will find Cinnamon a lot more fun to use. This
short tutorial gives the steps on how to install and use it."