8 years ago
Until they get to a nice configuration tool it's neccessary to change the cinnamon settings using gsetting.
The default browser is firefox, but I prefer chromium, so I ran these commands to change the default
I did this using version 1.1.3 - also works in 1.2.0. They now have a nice configuration tool, but it doesn't yet allow changing the browser.
To change the launchers at the bottom left of the screen, I used
This might be a dated tutorial, but you may always choose the icon of the program and right-click it. Choose where you want to put it, either on the panel or favorites.
dconf-tools is a useful GUI tool I've used to configure Cinnamon, as well as other system settings. "dconf-tools" and "dconf" are the package. To run it, type in the terminal "dconf-editor".