Switch Linux Mint 12 Lisa Desktop
Here’s how you put Shortcut Launcher To your Desktop In Linux Mint 12 Lisa.
Linux Mint 12 Lisa comes with a brand new desktop, built with Gnome 3 and MGSE. There is yet another desktop called MATE. MATE is a fork of Gnome 2 which is compatible with Gnome 3. Thanks to MATE, you can run both versions of Gnome on the same system.
Cinnamon is also an alternative Desktop in Linux Mint 12 Lisa
This is Step By Step, Frame By Frame Instructions how to Switch Linux Mint 12 Lisa Desktop.
MATE desktop is present on the DVD edition of Linux Mint 12 Lisa, CD users can get the MATE Desktop to Linux Mint 12 by installing mint-meta-mate package from the Synaptic or via the Terminal using this command.
sudo apt-get install mint-meta-mate
after the installation close the terminal.
MATE desktop, here you can add icons to your desktop which is displayed in your Gnome desktop. Right click on the application you want to the desktop and select Add this launcher to desktop. You can also put other Shortcuts To Mate Desktop at the same time.
Log out from Mate desktop, and login with Gnome desktop.