System scaling in Linux on 1920×1080 display (HiDPI)

Note system scaling works out of box with Cinnamon desktop. Open a terminal window and install it with:

$ sudo apt-get install cinnamon-desktop-environment <enter>

To do system scaling in the Gnome Desktop Environment, install the gnome-tweak tool. To do so, open a terminal window and enter the command as below:

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Remove Cinnamon desktop from ubuntu

To remove Cinnamon desktop from Ubuntu after you have installed it, open a terminal window and enter following commands: $ sudo apt-get purge cinnamon <enter> $ sudo apt-get autoremove <enter>

Cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu

If you are not comfortable with the Ubuntu Unity desktop, you can try out Cinnamon desktop for a change. To do so, type the following commands in a terminal window:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable <enter> $ sudo apt-get update <enter> $ sudo apt-get install cinnamon <enter>

Bonus you also get gnome 2 classic with it.

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Alternative desktops to Gnome 3 – Mate, Cinnamon

Linux users who find Gnome 3 clunky, now have a choice in desktop environments. You can install Cinnamon or go with Mate, which is fork of the Gnome 2 project. Funny that the Gnome developers did not realize that over time, their interface would introduce inefficiencies or wean away their users to other alternatives.

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Things to do after Fedora Linux install

So you have now upgraded to the latest Fedora Linux Operating System? Congratulations. You will now need to learn how to use the Gnome 3 desktop environment and also customize your desktop and install additional software. Below is a list of things you can do after you have install Fedora 16 on your computer.

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