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Cinnamon 2.4 and Linux Mint to Receive Background Slideshows

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The Cinnamon development work is done by the same people who also make Linux Mint, so all the changes and improvements that are made for the desktop environment quickly land in the latest edition of that distribution.

The Cinnamon 2.4 version of the desktop environment has been in the works for some time and it will be a very interesting release. The devs have implemented quite a few new features that will certainly be noticed by its users.

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