Here's how you can install a user menu applet to the bottom panel in Cinnamon on Linux Mint 14 or 13.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.
wget http://goo.gl/TYbJA -O User-Menu.zip unzip -q User-Menu.zip -d ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets
For more, see the original article at the link below.