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Linux Desktops: Cinnamon vs. Unity

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In years past, we've offered comparisons of KDE vs GNOME, along with comparisons of other desktop environments. But what about two desktop environments based on the GNOME shell?

First we have Cinnamon, which is actually forked from the GNOME shell. Next, we have Unity which is built from the GNOME shell specifically.

In this article I'll explore two different approaches to utilizing the desktop, both of which share history from the GNOME desktop.

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