Tag: GNOME

Add xfce or KDE Desktop environment to ubuntu

Hi all, If you want to add xfce/KDE desktop environment to your Ubuntu(Gnome), that can be done  using following steps- 1. Go to System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager. 2. Click search and write xubuntu-desktop/kubuntu-desktop and search. 3. Check Mark for installation and

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Plymouth themes in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

Hi Quick tip for those having trouble with their splash screens in lucid. To change the default splash screen: sudo update-alternatives –config default.plymouth sudo update-initramfs -u To fix the delayed loading of the splash: sudo -s echo FRAMEBUFFER=y >>/etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash update-initramfs

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How to set different wallpapers on different workspaces in Ubuntu

Hi, Let us set different wallpapers on different workspaces(desktop screens) in Ubuntu. I am doing this on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. For this compiz should be installed. If you don’t have it installed already here is howto . Now open compiz.

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How to install compiz in Ubuntu(Hardy Heron)

Hi I have this effect in my desktop and its great to do these tricks. I am talking about compiz fusion. Lets see how to install and apply some effects in Ubuntu. I am doing it on Hardy Heron. Here

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Howto add entries in GNOME menu in Ubuntu

Hi, If you want to add entries in GNOME menu in Ubuntu, you can do it two ways : 1) Using command line. 2) Using GUI settings. Let me start with the first one i.e. Using command line. I will

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