Linux Mint 18.3: Cinnamon 3.6 Improvements, FlatPak Support

The upcoming version of Linux Mint 18.3 is in active development. A new post on the official blog reveals a number of nice improvements which are coming to the OS. These include a refined user interface for the On-screen keyboard app along with GNOME Online Accounts support, and more.

Cinnamon is getting progress bar in the taskbar

As you may already know, in Microsoft Windows starting with Windows 7, apps are able to draw a progress bar right in their app's taskbar button. It is useful when you are copying some files, downloading something or installing some huge app which takes time. Essentially, any task which shows a progress bar benefits from the taskbar indicating this. Here's good news for Linux Cinnamon users: the same feature is coming to Cinnamon.

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