Linux users post your desktop!

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  1. Swathe

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  2. IKT

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    still buntu and gnome, then buntu and unity in about 1 month.

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    Changes:

    - Moved back to opera(after something like 5 years) from chrome as my default browser, firefox as backup.
    - Faenza Icons, very nice, I like.
    - high cpu usage is explained by my return to folding after 3 years, co-incidentally I'm trying to heat the room up but even with all 6 cores at 100% cpu usage the heat coming out of my machine is barely warm.
    - thought about going to win7 in order to make my 5850 do something for a change. (gpu folding.)

    - On a different linux project finally got fed up with my stock htc hero rom, rooted it, cyanogenmod 6.1 and now she's pretty again !

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    hurray!
     
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  3. foxmulder881

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    lol. What the hell am I looking at here?

    Question, how do you get a screenshot from your mobile?
     
  4. IKT

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  5. Swathe

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    It was a switch I swore that I'd never make. But technology got the better of me and I've switched to Gnome-Shell since my last wallpaper upload.

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  7. Swathe

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    I am waiting for when I can have a week off work and have a real crack at some tiling WM.

    Gnome-shell nor unity tempt me at this point.
     
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    Got a Macbook the other day but couldn't cope with OSX... Decided I didn't really need another Windows machine, so installed Ubuntu. Love it so far :D

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    edit: Only been using Ubuntu for a couple of days, NFI what I'm doing really. Saw someone do the Moo thing which I thought was cool. lol. Anyone got any must have programs? or anything else cool to do? I've enjoyed playing with heaps of different Conky configs, and adapting other people's config to suit my machine. Strugging to get whether to work though :(
     
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  9. Swathe

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    Memph i quite like your conky :D
     
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    :D Probably been through about 30 configs today, taking bits and pieces from many. I've actually just noticed that since taking the CPU temp line out (didn't work), I forgot to realign the icons, so now all the icons below Processor are a little low..

    edit: All better :D Dunno what else to do now. lol
     
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  11. cleary

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    KDE 4.6.2 - I revisited some heavier theming and found a darker combination I like:
    * sculpture widgets
    * perfection win decos
    * ember desktop theme

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    Also been playing about with Cyanogenmod 7 on a HTC Inspire 4G:
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  13. foxmulder881

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    Is that experimental? I'm not getting it yet.
     
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    The debian kde maintainers have a separate experimental-snapshots report where they tend to drop packages before the hit experimental or unstable. I wouldn't necessarily recommend its use without some deeper knowledge of apt though.
     
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    Fair enough. I just thought it might have been snuck into stable and I had missed it or something. lol
     
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    Stuff doesn't "sneak" into stable - hence it's name...
     
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    Now that I've seen and adapted to Ubuntu having the panel on the side, I'm actually beginning to not like things down the bottom. It's funny how things change and how easy it is to adapt.
     
  19. L4ncer

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    Well I think I've bitten off more than I can chew :lol:

    Been playing around with Ubuntu trying to learn a bit more about Linux - I'm new to it. Have been getting no where though... installed it in a VM but then had no idea where to start once I was in. So decided to try Arch... and well I installed it and am now trying to get gnome to work but sadly am struggling big time!
     
  20. IKT

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    There's not anywhere to "start" with linux, it's up to you where you start and where you want to go.

    If you want to learn about the desktop then I'd suggest installing the mp3 codecs, proprietary drivers and getting used to the Ubuntu Software Centre and Synaptic Package Manager, in general browsing around and trying out various different programs to try and do what you do on windows except on ubuntu.

    if you have any troubles at all you can ask questions here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=326

    If you want to go further there's learning about using the terminal decently,

    http://linuxcommand.org/

    Joining the Ubuntu BeginnersTeam and moving into general support or bug triage categories to get an overall view of what ubuntu contains and how to fix issues when they arrise.

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BeginnersTeam and ofc join us,

    Then there's manually compiling programs and moving into other distro's like debian and ubuntu server or centos etc and setting up a home linux server, whether that be a file server or email server or HTPC etc choice is yours.

    The things you can do with linux are endless! (except play AAA games designed for windows :/ but even then with a decent amount of hackery they can sort of run with wine... and virtualbox DirectX 3d support is moving along nicely)

    http://ikt.id.au/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/whyji.jpg
     
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