Polippix Whonix Anonymous Operating System Albert Cardona - Tips from an Ubuntu user home | lab | find me | science | publications | software | toolbox | site map Centered mostly around Ubuntu, dwm and gnome, which is what I use, and also a few applications such as Blender. Hide/Show the desktop icons in gnome Do it by launching gconf-editor and navigating the tree to apps - nautilus - preferences and unticking the box for show_desktop, or from a shell: gconftool --type boolean --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop false Changing the desktop background from a shell, for gnome gconftool --type string --set /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename "/path/to/your/image.png" Controlling ubuntu suspend, hibernate and shutdown from the command line gnome-power-cmd.sh suspend gnome-power-cmd.sh hibernate gnome-power-cmd.sh shutdown The above are generic commands. If your sleep fails, running the command manually will show you, on the terminal, where and how it's failing. Launching screen saver from the command line gnome-screensaver-command -l Gnome commands for menu items Or:
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The funny side of Linux command line - MyLinuxBook Have you ever seen a train running on Linux command line? Have you ever seen ‘Tom and Jerry’ on Linux command line? Well, working on Linux command line is not that serious always. There lies a fun factor too. Assumption: Ubuntu Linux is used for all the examples in this article. Funny and interesting Linux command line utilities 1. Although ‘sl’ stands for ‘steam locomotive’, it was created to jazz up commandline addicts who, in a haste, sometime mistype ‘ls’ command as ‘sl’. First we need to install it as it doesn’t come along with standard Linux. sudo apt-get install sl Most of the installation needs sudo privileges. $sl We see an impressive animated steam locomotive loving across the screen from right to left. Here is how the output looked on my machine: (Click image to enlarge) Isn’t is so different than what we see and do on Linux Command line everyday? Well, even this simple command have certain options to offer. One can play a prank on someone by $alias ls=sl 2. Strange, isn’t it? 3.
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Funny And Interesting Linux Commands - Part II - MyLinuxBook In part-I of this article series, we covered many interesting and funny Linux command line utilities. I am pretty sure, many readers would connect to me, when I say, such commands and utilities work as great stress relievers in between the work. So, definitely, we want more. So here in this article, we shall discuss more such interesting command including a few games. Excited? So, lets begin. Note: All installation information is specific to Ubuntu Linux. ASCIIquarium With the fishes and other sea life, one must see majestic aquarium limned with ASCII characters. Now, ASCIIquarium being a perl script, prior to the download and run, we need to install perl on our system. $ sudo apt-get install libcurses-perl $ cd /tmp $ wget $ tar -zxvf Term-Animation-2.4.tar.gz $ cd Term-Animation-2.4/ $ perl Makefile.PL && make && make test $ make install Now we are all set to download and install ASCIIquarium. nInvaders aafire