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Sticking with #Cinnamon  this week after our review on The Linux Action Show (

Just updated to the latest, I was on 2.0.2 for the review. Nothing too major jumps out at me, but I swear that menu might be opening just a few ms faster!
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Some people are distro hoppers, some are DE hoppers. Guess we know which one ChrisLAS is. 
Been on 2.0.4 on openSUSE 13.1 for a few days +Chris Fisher, yeah, it works great. No problems so far.
I installed #antergos with Gnome, after a week I installed Cinnamon and have not looked back!
Right now I have it looking like eOS.
Waiting on +Chris Fisher  to try a window manager, once tried openbox or i3, xmonad etc, will prolly never go back to a full blown DE.
From what I remember, I think you can change the menu opening delay by right clicking on the Menu button, +Chris Fisher.
For me it depends on the machine. On a tiny 12" screen of my Dell D430, Elementary works great, but on my dual monitor desktop I prefer Cinnamon.
+Bubba Lichvar When running Arch, there's very little reason to distro hop. You get the newest playthings and huge amounts of choice, and all it asks in return is that you use a bit of thought and don't blindly update.
+Chris Fisher you can change the animation time if you are not happy with the amount of time it takes to open a menu

sudo vim /usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/boxpointer.js

and change the const POPUP_ANIMATION_TIME from 0.15 to something like 0.05. I hope this help.
Just watched the show on Cinnamon 2.0.  I tried earlier versions of Cinnamon and wasn't thrilled with it, but this new release may be the ticket for me.  Currently running Xubuntu 13.10.  (Tried running Manjaro with XFCE, but couldn't get it to work with dual screens/extended desktop. )  
Synapse can replace all menus and it's insanily fast :D
+Jake Strichek What do you think of Antegros?  Thinking about trying it or Manjaro (again).  
Cinnamon is crazy slow, I don't know what they are doing with the window manager but it's not well performant at all; Gnome 3.10 is several times faster.
+Alex Reissig Im loving the heck out of antergos. I used the GUI installer with pre-made partitions. Im using the AUR and stuff.  It does for Arch what Ubuntu has done for Debian.
I have not booted my "buntu" partition in weeks.
RE: The menu delay, I've been meaning to fiddle with that setting +Ashish Bhurtel mentions. But serious question: Why would you ever set any delay at all?

At 0 it still feels almost no different, turning of transparency seems to have little difference. tbh the menu is good overall, combined with Gnome Do I have a really workable solution.

The other nice thing about using Gnome Do, is I can use it on just about all the other desktops too. So it makes for a steady workflow. 
+Jake Strichek I tried Manjaro but couldn't get the display to "stretch" over my two monitors, so I switched back to Xubuntu 13.10, which has the muti-monitor support (XFCE 4.10).  After the switch, I think I found how to extend the virtual display, so I'm ready to try Arch-based linux  again.  I like that Antegros gives you access to AUR, where Manjaro has its own repositories.
Right now I run Arch with Openbox and Kupfer to quick launch apps. I love the stripped back simplicity you see. Seeing as I can't get Pantheon working; I might try cinnamon out, it looks tidy.
+Alex Reissig I run Cinnamon on Manjaro 8.7 and it actually runs better on Manjaro than on Mint. Also, I run multiple monitors & it is honestly the first distro I've used that actually worked perfectly outta the box. Sticking with Manjaro for the foreseeable future, all of the advantages of run Arch with none of the hassle, drawbacks or breakages ;-) 
All Arch needs is a good 'system restore' built into pacman and the install disc, that simply undoes the last updates 
Just installed Manjaro with Cinnamon 2.0.  I'm impressed so far; I like Cinnamon 2.0 MUCH better than earlier versions.  This may signal my switch from Ubuntu distros to Arch-based.  
+Chris Fisher  I have to ask; the Star Trek sounds that you added to your computer on the show.  Where did you get the sounds?  I'd love to do something similar!
+Casey Keller I had the same problem trying Antegros.  At first I thought it might be because I hadn't reformatted my hard drive after running Xubuntu.  So I formatted the hard drive, but still no install.  So that's when I went the Manjaro route. I'm happy so far, although I have yet to do any tweaking.
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