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26 Set/10

A walk around the GNOME desktop

A walk around the GNOME desktop

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Recently I had a reader request a bit of a “how to” on the GNOME desktop. After giving it some thought, and at first wondering why anyone would need a walk around for the GNOME desktop, I realized that some users simply don’t have the ability to look at the computer desktop from the same vantage point as those of us who “get it”. With that thought in mind, I thought it would be a good idea to give...

12 Set/10

Get organized with Getting Things GNOME

Get organized with Getting Things GNOME

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Getting organized is, for some, a constant struggle. The PC is supposed to help us…does it? For some it does. For some it does not. For those that have trouble getting organized on the PC, a special tool is some times necessary. Getting Things GNOME is a GNOME tool that takes the task list to the next level. GTG allows for tag-able task, add sub tasks, includes a plugin systems (with plenty of included plugins),  and...

5 Set/10

Add desktop icons to KDE and GNOME

Add desktop icons to KDE and GNOME

Although I am one to prefer a clutter-free, minimalist desktop, I know the majority of users prefer a much more standard, fast-access type of desktop. This means icons. Not the kind of icons you see on many users desktops (you know the ones, where there are so many icons it’s impossible to make sense of what is there), but icons that allow you to launch the applications you use most often. With KDE and GNOME there are different ways to add icons. With one desktop, the process is...




10 Ago/10

Even more GNOME keyboard shortcuts

Even more GNOME keyboard shortcuts

Well all strive to make our desktop as efficient as possible. Whether you’re a coder who wants nothing more than to never remove your fingers from the keyboard, or if you’re a writer who wants to use the mouse only when necessary, there are so many ways to make this happen. One of the easiest ways is to use keyboard shortcuts. I’ve already touched on this subject in my article “Handy GNOME keyboard shortcuts” and I’ve demonstrated how to create custom...

8 Ago/10

Use Top Shelf to keep track of what you are working on

Use Top Shelf to keep track of what you are working on

As a writer one of the most important things for me is to keep organized. This may seem like a fairly simple task, but when you are doing everything from researching a topic to piecing together a much larger work, having fast access to all of the particular documents you are working on can make the difference between efficient work and a catastrophe. There are many ways to keep yourself organized. I’ve seen writers keep spreadsheets, use tools like Basket or OneNote, scratch...

1 Lug/10

Epiphany: An efficient, but different, web browser

Epiphany: An efficient, but different, web browser

After I set up RGBA support in Ubuntu (see my article “Enable RGBA support in Ubuntu“), I sat about to find applications that could replace non-GTK+ applications currently in use. Replacing the web browser proved to be a challenge. And although it’s not able to stand alone as a full blown replacement for my favorite, Chrome, the Epiphany web browser is a nice, serviceable replacement that supports RGBA. There are a few things Epiphany handles differently than most...

21 Giu/10

Guake: Hide-able terminal goodness

Guake: Hide-able terminal goodness

As you well know, I am a big fan of the Linux command line. Because of this I use the terminal a lot. I am also a fan of Linux eye candy and making my desktop as clean and sleek as possible. I don’t like to have things in the way and I like easy access to the tools I use. That is why I want my terminal to be easily accessed, always ready, and quick to disappear. Guake is a drop-down terminal that fits all of these needs perfectly. It’s for the GNOME environment and is easy...

18 Giu/10

Gnote: Fedora 13 note tool

Gnote: Fedora 13 note tool

I take notes. I take a LOT of notes. When I’m not at a PC I use pen and paper. When I am at a PC I use whatever tool is the most accessible and the most usable. For the longest time that tool was my text editor (most likely Nano). The only problem with Nano is it take some serious work to have any organization…and it’s accessibility wasn’t the best. To take notes I had to open up a console, enter the command to start nano, type my notes, and save/title/close my...

24 Mag/10

GNOME desktop navigation guide – Orca

GNOME desktop navigation guide – Orca

For those who are less than fortunate and have severe vision problems, using a computer can be a task that is nearly impossible without either the help of others or some form of assisted technology. There aren’t tons of options available, but at least the options that are there work well and allow those who have challenging vision issues to use their PCs. One of those technologies is Orca. Orcais a screen reader for the GNOME desktop. It’s fairly easy to set up and works...

23 Mag/10

Get rid of GNOME keyring password reminder

Get rid of GNOME keyring password reminder

Are you tired of that pesky GNOME keyring reminder popping up everywhere you go? You know what it does right? The GNOME keyring manager manages passwords for things like ftp connections, email password logins, wireless network authentication, and much more. Typically this is set up encrypted – by default this is the case with the keyring. But there is no way to enter that password and make it stick from session to session. Well, there is a way to do this, but I will warn you that...