How to Install Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Debian 11

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Debian 11. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Cinnamon is the default desktop environment of the Linux Mint distribution which offers advanced features and a traditional user experience. It strives to be the best desktop environment for Linux by offering speed, flexibility, and a slew of features.

Install Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Debian 11

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Debian system.

Installing Podman on your Debian system is straightforward, You can install Cinnamon by just running the following command:

sudo apt install task-cinnamon-desktop

Finally, reboot your system using the following command below:

reboot

Step 3. A cinnamon desktop environment on Debian.

So now the Cinnamon desktop is set up. Simply select Cinnamon desktop on the login screen and you should get into Cinnamon finally.

Install Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Debian 11

That’s all you need to do to install Cinnamon on Debian (Bullseye). I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Debian’s system, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.