ArchLinux 2018.10.01: Install Cinnamon for desktop environment

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1 Install Cinnamon

  • Install cinnamon and lxdm.
  • Enable lxdm.service.
  • Set default session to Cinnamon.

#!/bin/sh -esudo pacman -Sy –noconfirm cinnamon lxdmsudo systemctl enable lxdmsudo sed -i /etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf -e ‘s;^# session=/usr/bin/startlxde;session=/usr/bin/cinnamon-session;g’sudo reboot

2 Login to Cinnamon desktop environment

Login screen is displayed. Login with your username and password.


Cinnamon desktop environment is displayed.


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