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Cinnamon on Arch Linux

One of the best GNU/Linux distributions I used is Linux Mint Cinnamon edition. It’s quick, stable and good-looking. But some time ago, I discovered Arch Linux, and I immediately started using it. Thanks to its great possibilities to customize every bit of the system, I actually managed to recreate the Linux Mint look and feeling, but still having in the background the power of Arch Linux. Sadly some minor features that are present in Mint disappeared (quite obvious) in Arch, such as the right click “Uninstall” button in the main application menu.

Furthermore, recently I managed to get my nVidia card working on Linux, using bumblebee, and I discovered that there were no easy and quick means to use bumblebee to run a program from the desktop manager which didn’t involve opening a terminal.

So I thought: let’s try and fix it… In this post I’ll explain what I did and provide the links to download my modifications.

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