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Hack your Aspire One Linux netbook interface

Mar 09, 2009, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"The first thing we're going to change is the blue and red theme, which may be comforting for Windows refugees, but looks a wee bit garish to us. Acer has hidden the Aspire One's configuration options, so we'll have to use a few commands to get to them.

"If you're used to Windows you'll probably be surprised by the extent to which you can change the way the system works, but that's part of what makes Linux so powerful: if there's anything you don't like, there will be a way to change it, so take a deep breath and press Alt+F2 to open the Run Program dialog. Type xfce-setting-show, then press Enter or click on the Run button and you'll get to the Xfce Settings Manager, where you can tell the Aspire One's Xfce window manager how to behave."

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