Install Elementary OS Pantheon desktop in Linux Mint 16

Add the Pantheon desktop to your Linux Mint 16 computer

Here's how you can install Elementary OS's Pantheon desktop environment in Linux Mint 16.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:elementary-os/stable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install elementary-desktop

Pantheon is a lightweight desktop environment similar to Gnome Shell, used by default on Elementary OS, probably the most beautiful Ubuntu derivative system. In this article I will show you how to install Pantheon on Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

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Additional resources for Elementary OS

Elementary OS Site

Elementary OS Support

Elementary OS Blog

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