Category Archives: Appearance

Change your Grub options with Grub Customizer

by  @ http://linuxaria.com

Edit the menu of grub is not the easiest thing to do, and if you do some mistakes there is the risk that you are not able anymore to boot into your Linux, for these reasons it’s usually suggested to use some tool to edit grub configurations, today I’ll show you Grub Customizer.

Grub Customizer is a graphical settings manager for GRUB2 and BURG that allows anyone to easily set the boot options.

Disclaimer: Grub Customizer should be a stable application, but you should be very careful when using it and be sure to know what you’re doing!
Messing with GRUB2/BURG can cause the system not to boot!

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How To Install Faenza Icons On Ubuntu 12.04

By tinuz @ http://www.n00bsonubuntu.net

The Faenza icon theme for Gnome provides monochromatic icons for panels, toolbars and buttons and colourful squared icons for devices, applications, folder, files and Gnome menu items. Four themes are included to fit with light or dark themes/panels.

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How Customize Ubuntu with Backgrounds and Emblems

This guest post was written by Gilberto J. Perera. Gilberto writes for LaptopLogic.com where you can find the latest gaming laptop reviews and have a look at the best laptop accessories!

As a new Linux user one of the first things I set out to do was customize my Ubuntu installation. I started to explore the main desktop and window options and I discovered that window backgrounds can be modified to use whichever picture a user designates. The user can also add Emblems to their files and folders to help identify contents at a glance. The guide below will walk you through the process of modifying an existing window background with colors or patterns and how to quickly assign emblems to your files. The last part of the tutorial will demonstrate how easy it is to add your own patterns, colors, and emblems to your Ubuntu installation. If you have any comments or questions please post them below.

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How to Change the Ubuntu Linux Login Screen

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Want to change your login screen? Don’t know how? You might think it’s very hard and requires super-geeky skills but it’s really simple and you won’t believe how easy it is to do it. Keep reading for the easy instructions.

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Easily Change The Ubuntu 11.10 Login Background With This Small App

By Joey Sneddon @http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk

Easily change your login background with ‘Simple LightDM Manager’.

The default login background image matches the default Ubuntu wallpaper. Chances are you’ve changed the latter, so why not the former?

This is easy to do by installing ‘Simple LightDM Manager’ – a small app that lets you choose and set a different image as the login window background.

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HTC-Like Clock / Weather Conky Configuration

Written by Andrew @http://www.webupd8.org/

Conky HTC

 

Conky-HTC is a really cool Conky configuration inspired by the HTC weather / clock widget. It displays nice weather icons along with a 7-day weather forecast which can be configured to use either metric or imperial units.
Setting up Conky-HTC is not hard, but it requires quite a few steps and because some of them weren’t specified in the Conky-HTC readme, here is everything you need to do to get it working:

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AwOken icon set version 2.0 is released | PPA Ubuntu

Written by M. Zinoune @ http://www.unixmen.com/

Awoken icon set is one of the most popular icons set for Gnome , success is mostly due to the elegance and great achievement and even the ability to customize them.  A new version of Awoken has been released today, this new version added new icons, new icon editor, a PPA for ubuntu,  Natty support and more.

Awoken Icon Set

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