The latest stable version of Nautilus file manager 3.6.2 which is available on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, it does not support the “Backspace” key as a “Back” button function. So, check down below the alternative keys or how to retrieve the “Backspace” shortcut key. Continue reading
Frost Gnome Shell theme designed by gunnarflax deviantart user. the theme originally inspired by Minty Gnome Shell theme. The Frost theme has some noticeable changes such as the color scheme, top panel no longer transparent, workspace switcher design, and the theme is compatible with Gnome 3.2. Continue reading
Elementary Theme for Gnome Shell designed by Half-Left. Elementary Gnome Shell theme based on Elementary look inspired by Elementary GTK2 theme. Continue reading
DesktopNova helps you to auto change backgrounds after an adjustable time from multiple files and folders you can add it to different profiles.
DesktopNova is quite similar to wally application we mentioned it before in this post Here also does same functions as DesktopNova but wally includes many features like searching for pictures on different search engines and artwork websites. Continue reading
In This article i will show a quite good collection for advanced text editors for Linux\Unix users, and non-advanced too. including many features to easily edit a lot of deferent text file types.Also you will find many great IDE ” Integrated Development Environment ” text editor for editing many programing languages files. Continue reading
It’s quite annoying for many users specially who has small display resolution to use Google Chrome included with title bar, I like Google Chrome and Chromium open source version because they safe a big space on my display. Both of them using simple user interface menu does not take a big area of your desktop, you can always use function key 11 for full screen mode. Continue reading
Cool Cursors collection for X 11 window system, including animated cursors for different installed applications, some of those cursors will look really good for dark themes, and bright themes, don’t forget to read instruction for each cursors, it might need to be renamed to ” .tar.gz ” and simply drag and drop it on Appearance preferences, go to customize, then to pointer tab to select the new pointer.
3. Defender Black
4. Pulse Glass
5. J.Aroche’s Vienna3
7. XSKH SE
9. J.Aroche’s G.A.
Getting used to PCMan file manager when i was using LXDE Desktop, really quick file manager, with many features check the features list for last stable release 0,5 Here.
Installing PCMan file manager on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Download the deb package from here for Ubuntu, also you will find more download options for other distributions Debian, Fedora, FreeBSD, Suse.
Or, download the source code from here and compile it with these steps.
sudo make install
That’s it for now.
Also called Maverick Meerkat 10.10 first alpha release comes out today with many new features check the blueprints to see all new features with Maverick Meerkat Alpha 1.
For gnome version updated to gnome 2.31 instead of 2.30 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
KDE updated to 4.5 Beta 1 , and Qt updated to 4.7 beta
installed kernal 2.6.34-5.12
Download Ubuntu 10.10 ” Maverick Meerkat ” Alpha 1
you will find a lot of download options for desktop, netbook, “32,64″ bit versions, intel, AMD
Many IM chat clients available to use, but which one is the best choice for you. Basically most of them do the same job for me i usually use empathy my favorite one. many IM clients supporting connecting to multiple networks accounts “Hotmail, yahoo, facebook, irc, gmail, ICQ, AIM, myspace, Japper, even more with adding custom API”
another quick how to for editing icon captions, become handy for easier navigations for files and knowing more informations about this file.
You have many options to show beneath icons such as size, type, date accessed, date modified, owner, group, permission, octal permission, MIME type, selinux context, and Location.
For any opening window go to edit then preferences then select display tab.
modify it as you wish, every time you zoom in to increase icon size it will show more caption details.
That’s it for now.
Linux Mint 9 Isadora is one of the best Ubuntu based distributions, a really cool distribution if you used Ubuntu 10.04 LTS you find out it has many things on common with Linux Mint Isadora with extra packages installed on it. before we go any further will list the release announcement and download options for it here
release announcement and download options so far it’s available to download with Gnome desktop on CD, DVD for different CPUs AMD, intel, 32 bit or 64 bit
Using Isadora on virtual machine ” virtual box ” with this hardware specifications:
- single core processor 2.1
- 384 MB or RAM
- 12 MB of Video memory
Same great look for linux Mint with green color, and many new wallpaper we mentioned it on this post
Featured improvements in this release: 30,000 applications catalogued and reviewable both online and in the new software manager, brand new incremental backup tool for both data and software selection, menu transparency and editable items, USB and Windows installers, 3 years support, look & feel improvements.
A lot of new features and software packages integrated with linux mint 9 isadora check this release announcement for more information.
Using live session on the virtual machine, so it’s not expected to know exactly if this good booting time or not. but overall working good.
a really cool backup tool for linux mint some kind like apttocd application, to backup specific packages installed on the machine and you can restore it later.
also improves linux mint main menu with extra look for transparent, and same other features usually see for 3d and cube and fading…
Awesome software manager a really cool organized way to pick your applications you would like to install, and optimized with different categories and subcategories. also you can add your own review on the listed applications there and make a vote for it.
Overall it’s a great distribution working great, and still waiting for FluxBox window manager version that will come from Linux Mint community soon.
That’s it for now :)