Ubuntu 16.04: Install Cinnamon for desktop environment

This article will describe installing Cinnamon for desktop environment.

1 Install Cinnamon

The following command will install Cinnamon.

$ sudo apt install -y cinnamon
$ sudo reboot

2 Login to Cinnamon

You can select other desktop environment.

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Cinnamon is displayed.

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3 Uninstall Cinnamon

The following command will uninstall Cinnamon.

$ sudo apt remove -y cinnamon cinnamon-*
$ sudo apt autoremove -y
$ sudo reboot