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Linux

How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

Post date: November 9, 2007, 11:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3108 Comments
Tutorial quote: How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

You probably know this: you power on your machine, and immediately after you have logged in you manually start your two or three favourite applications. Why not have the system start these applications for you automatically? This short guide shows how to accomplish this under GNOME.
Debian

Manipulating the windows upon your desktop

Post date: January 19, 2006, 13:01 Category: Desktop Views: 2638 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you're like me you'll most likely use a wide variety of desktop applications, and spend a lot of time setting up your desktop first thing in the afternoon when you login. Minimising some applications, setting others up to be visible upon all virtual desktops, etc. Even if you have a basic window manager you can automate this activity using Devil's Pie.

Devil's Pie is a simple utility, inspired by the Sawfish's matched windows option, which allows you to conduct actions upon desktop windows. Using it is a simple matter of creating a configuration file and starting the program when you login.
Ubuntu

How To Make An Ubuntu 11.04 Classic Desktop Resemble A Mac

Post date: July 10, 2011, 11:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3209 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can change the appearance of your Ubuntu 11.04 desktop (with the Ubuntu Classic interface, i.e., GNOME instead of Unity) so that it resembles a Mac. This can be achieved with the help of Elementary, Docky, and Gloobus-Preview. Elementary is a project that provides a popular icon set and GTK theme; Docky is an interactive dock (like the one you know from a Mac) that provides easy access to some of the files, folders, and applications on your computer, and more; and Gloobus-Preview is an extension for the Gnome Desktop Environment designed to enable a full screen preview of any kind of file or directory.
gOS

The Perfect Desktop - gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME)

Post date: April 24, 2008, 08:04 Category: Desktop Views: 5797 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. gOS is a lightweight Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu 7.10, that comes with Google Apps and some other Web 2.0 applications; gOS Rocket G 2.0 uses the GNOME desktop.
Ubuntu

Furius ISO Mount - Mount and Unmount ISO images with GUI Tool in Ubuntu Linux

Post date: August 31, 2008, 17:08 Category: Desktop Views: 3187 Comments
Tutorial quote: An ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG Image management utility for the Gnome Desktop Environment. Furius ISO Mount

Features
* Automatically Mounts ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG Image Files.
* Automatically creates a mount point in your home directory.
* Automatically Unmounts the Image files.
* Automatically removes the mount directory to return your home directory to its previous state.
Unix+clones

Developing GNOME Applications with Java

Post date: May 28, 2005, 00:05 Category: Programming Views: 3249 Comments
Tutorial quote: Design your application's GUI look in XML, write the code in Java and plug the whole thing in to the GNOME desktop.
Ubuntu

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (With The Unity Desktop)

Post date: July 3, 2011, 18:07 Category: Desktop Views: 2732 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) desktop with the Unity interface (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card which I assume it has because otherwise Unity wouldn't start, and GNOME would be used instead). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
OpenSUSE

GNOME Do - Launcher tool to search and launch applications files and more

Post date: October 21, 2008, 22:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3376 Comments
Tutorial quote: GNOME Do (Do) is an intelligent launcher tool that makes performing common tasks on your computer simple and efficient. “GNOME Do” not only allows you to search for items in your desktop environment (e.g. applications, contacts, bookmarks, files, music), it also allows you to specify actions to perform on search results (e.g. run, open, email, chat, play).
Unix+clones

Using Gmail as GNOME’s default mailer

Post date: May 17, 2006, 15:05 Category: Desktop Views: 2884 Comments
Tutorial quote: I started using Gmail as my primary mail application a little over a year ago. For the most part, it has been a pleasurable experience. However, to my knowledge there has not been a simple way to make Gmail your default mailer in GNOME. There are firefox extensions that implement this functionality, but I used epiphany and the functionality does not extend to the entire GNOME desktop.
Ubuntu

Things To Fix / Tweak After Installing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Post date: November 1, 2009, 12:11 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3760 Comments
Tutorial quote: Fixes / tweaks in this post: fix the Internet connection, change Ctrl + Alt + Backspace behaviour, tweak update manager behaviour, disable the login sound, enable icons in menus and buttons, make Nvidia Settings save changes to xorg.conf, fix the popping sound, Firefox scrolling issues fix, make the Super Key bring down the Applications menu, change notify-osd behaviour.
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