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When we highlighted reader Kaelri 's customized Windows XP desktop , pictured above, it drew oohs and ahhs from everyone looking to spruce up their Windows installation.
Windows desktop tweaker extraordinaire and Lifehacker reader Kaelri —who brought us the gorgeous Lightning at Sunset desktop and then showed us how to do it ourselves —is back, this time with a fresh new desktop he calls "Enigma."
Conky is a simple, lightweight system monitor application that can display information on your desktop and allows you to monitor several processes simultaneously. For those who like to keep a minimal desktop, but still want to have quick access to various information such as emails, weather, memory usage etc, then Conky is just the application for you. While the installation of Conky is easy, configuring it can be a rather troublesome task.
The page CompositeManager is updated and more comprehensive. Compiz is a 3D desktop for your computer.
This article is excerpted from the newly published book The Offical Ubuntu Book, Third Edition published by Prentice Hall Professional, June 2008, Copyright 2008 Canonical, Ltd.
Generally, in any operating system when you first install it fresh, you don’t get all the goodies.
Though some might argue that Serial port are things in the past, it is still the most popular port for those who are into electronic DIY. Building electronic device with serial port interface is cheaper than buiding one that uses USB.
Posted by Carthik in administration , applications , ubuntu . trackback If you have an rpm file for a package you wish to install, and if you cannot find a .deb debian package in any of the Ubuntu repositories or elsewhere, you can use the alien package converter application to install the .rpm file.
If you want to know how much disk space you have on a Windows machine, what do you do? There's a number of different ways of getting that information, but the way that I usually use is to go to Windows Explorer and right click on the drive letter and select Properties.