Improved: Pretty Firefox buttons in gnome / kde

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I put together some simple commands to install improved firefox buttons in ubuntu. I take no credit for creating the icons or the script, just making it uber-easy to install by feeding you the exact commands. Originally from this thread. There is a much improved version out, and I am updating the commands to match…. Read more »

Awesome Ubuntu Wallpapers!

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Check out the proposed and concept wallpapers for gutsy! This page has been around awhile, but now its got loads to browse through.. a must-see! https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Gutsy note: this artwork page has been taken down since the release was so long ago. [Translate]

Ubuntu Gutsy Tribe 6

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I’ve been using Gutsy since tribe 4, and its been a constantly improving experience. I recently went through several major updates in Tribe 5, which are supposedly ubuntu tribe 6. Noticed improvements include: new wallpapers ‘leave message’ option on lock screen speed, reliability happy linux’n! here’s my current up to date desktop: [Translate]

mindmapping tools: freemind and kdissert on Ubuntu (or any debian-based OS)

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lets do it! (i believe this only works in feisty, not gutsy) download em wget http://mikesubuntu.googlepages.com/freemind-plugins-help_0.8.001-4_all.deb wget http://mikesubuntu.googlepages.com/freemind-plugins-svg_0.8.001-4_all.deb wget http://mikesubuntu.googlepages.com/freemind-plugins-time_0.8.001-4_all.deb wget http://mikesubuntu.googlepages.com/freemind_0.8.001-4_all.deb wget http://mikesubuntu.googlepages.com/libforms-java_1.0.5-3_all.deb wget http://mikesubuntu.googlepages.com/libjcalendar-java_1.2.2-7_all.deb then become super user sudo su then install em sudo dpkg -i libforms-java_1.0.5-3_all.deb libjcalendar-java_1.2.2-7_all.deb freemind_0.8.001-4_all.deb freemind-plugins-time_0.8.001-4_all.deb freemind-plugins-svg_0.8.001-4_all.deb freemind-plugins-help_0.8.001-4_all.deb Alternatively, you can install kdissert (mind mapping for kde) sudo apt-get… Read more »

Kde quick review

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After a few days of getting used to kde, I find I prefer it to gnome. I found it was not that different, and thus an easy switch to make. The toolbars are way more customizable… that was the clincher for me. Happy Linux’n [Translate]

Compiz Fusion Fix

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I managed to get compiz fusion working in kde now… here’s the thread:http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=553369 [Translate]