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How to get the Linux mint menu or gnomenu / or something like it and install it through PPAs I don't want to use the tar.gz or .deb files to install it please help me (ubuntu 12.04).

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For Linux Mint:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon

For old GNOME:

sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback

For Mate:

sudo add-apt-repository "deb $(lsb_release -cs) main"  
sudo apt-get update  
sudo apt-get install mate-archive-keyring mate-core mate-desktop-environment
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For Mate D.E. Menu I want a windows like menu for mate – MathCubes Sep 22 '12 at 12:50

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