Linux Mint is one the best Linux distributions for beginners. Especially Windows users that want to switch to Linux will find its flagship Cinnamon desktop environment very familiar.
Cinnamon gives a traditional desktop experience and many users like it as it is. It doesn8217t mean you have to content with what it provides. Cinnamon provides several ways for customizing the desktop.
Reading about MATE and KDE customization guides many readers requested similar tutorial for Linux Mint Cinnamon as well. Hence I created this basic guide on tweaking the looks and feel of Cinnamon desktop.
For this tutorial I8217m using Linux Mint Debian Edition LMDE 4. You can use this on any Linux distribution that is running Cinnamon. If you are unsure here8217s how to check which desktop environment you are using.
When it comes to changing the cinnamon desktop appearance I find it very easy to do so as it is just 2 clicks away. Click on the menu icon and then on settings as shown below.