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Pro Fast, elegant and stable interface
Cinnamon uses a traditional desktop userflow that most computer users are familiar with.
Pro Designed for traditional desktops
Intended for large-screen, non-touch devices that extend traditional concepts with functionality and good looking aesthetic.
Pro The keyboard shortcut design is very friendly to users with windows background
Your win+E, win+D etc are still working after migrated to cinnamon from windows
Pro Very well supported
Has a great community and is very well supported through Linux Mint website.
Despite Cinnamon being on its stable second version it still crashes a lot, ranging from plugins all the way to drivers.
Con Lacks vertical panels
There are no vertical panels in Cinnamon.