Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Anybody who's talked with me about running Linux on the desktop within the past year has almost certainly gotten an earful about Cinnamon. If you haven't heard of it, here's the basic description: clean, beautiful, fast, and traditional desktop environment.
I know, I know. That "T" word - and it's the one that's unfashionable for desktop UIs these days, too.
Not "T"ablet, not "T"ouch. "T"raditional.
As in, you know exactly what that launcher in the lower left does, the icons make sense; applications each have their own button in the window list; menus are attached to their windows; and you can even launch apps from the menu without ever letting go of your keyboard. That kind of traditional.