I’m taking this opportunity to relay two pieces of Cinnamon news to the Linux Mint community.
Cinnamon 1.6 preview
The upcoming Cinnamon 1.6 was given a quick preview at http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/?p=195
Nemo was announced as the new file browser for Cinnamon: http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/?p=198
There was also news coming from MATE. In case you missed their announcement during the holidays. MATE 1.4 was released: http://mate-desktop.org/2012/07/30/mate-1-4-released/