Latest Cinnamon Release Lands in Antergos, but Read This Before Updating Python

We reported earlier that Cinnamon 3.2.8 is out as the latest stable version of the modern and responsive desktop environment developed by the Linux Mint project, and it looks like it contains better support for Python 3.6, the newest major release of the Python language, which contains dozens of optimizations and new features. While Cinnamon 3.2.8 is already available upstream, in the Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” software repositories, implementing it in other GNU/Linux distribution will require Python 3.6 to be installed as well. The Antergos developers have already warned their users about the change, urging them not to update Python until Cinnamon 3.2.8 lands.

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