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Linux daemon using Python daemon with PID file and logging

The python-daemon package ( PyPI listing , Pagure repo ) is very useful. However, I feel it has suffered a bit from sparse documentation, an...

2013-01-22

Cinnamon desktop for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal

I wish I had discovered this sooner. I've been using Unity for months and never did get used to it very well. I installed the Cinnamon desktop over the weekend, and it works like an old-fashioned desktop.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon
When logging in, click on the small Ubuntu logo, and select the desktop environment you want.