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Ubuntu User Interface Tweaks

Aug 08, 2009, 07:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christer Edwards)

"I have spent time on all of the major Desktop operating systems and Linux is by far the most customizable. The GNOME Desktop environment, the default environment of Ubuntu and many other Linux distributions, is a very simple yet very customizable interface. I have spent a lot of time around a lot of Linux users and rarely do I find two Desktops that look the same. Whether it is simple desktop background customizations or much more complex UI alterations, GNOME allows you to make your desktop your own.

"Just like any other environment that you're going to find yourself in for an extended period of time, you're going to want to make it your own. The GNOME Desktop offers this ability in a number of ways. First of all I'll cover perhaps the more obvious methods, and then I'll move to the more complex. As mentioned in the introduction, by the end of this article you'll know how to automate (script) the customization of your desktop down to the very last detail. This is perfect for those that find themselves reinstalling their machines on a regular basis."

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