Mint Cinnamon: Change main menu label

Last Updated on April 18, 2021 by admin

The Cinnamon desktop's menu text is changeable through dconf Editor which you can find by entering the name into the menu's search bar (don't confuse it with gconf Editor, that's something else, even though it looks nearly the same). Browse the directory tree on the left for org > cinnamon and search for the menu-text item on the right pane.

By clicking onto the field's value (Menu) it is selected and you can enter your own text into it. Remember that the main menu pops up at the center of the name label by default, so don't choose too long texts, otherwise it'll look awkward:

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