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Newbies Guide to Debian 7 - Part Three

Sep 22, 2013, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gustav Fridell)

So here you are with your new Debian system. Now you might be wondering, "Which programs do I use?"

First you might want to get the "minimize, maximize and close" windows-buttons which aren't default in Debian 7–only the close window-button is there. From the desktop go to Activities menu to the top left and select Programs >System Tools and the "dconf-editor." There are a lot of menus here to open so look carefully. Click Org >Gnome >Shell >Overrides. To your left you'll find the "button layout" row. Type ":minimize,maximize,close" without quotation marks and then hit enter.

Flash player is a must these days so let's get that next.

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