GNOME 2.19’s Glossy Theme

By reader demand, we're providing the Glossy theme shown in the last post. Click the image below for a preview.

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This theme was extracted from a GNOME 2.19.90 (2.20 beta) install.
It may or may not be finished, but we're providing it here by demand.

Just drop this folder (once extracted) into your ~/.themes directory. Enjoy!

All credits go to the GNOME project, and none ...

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Ubuntu getting Xorg.conf GUI

Note: This only applies to Ubuntu 7.10. Later releases included automatic configuration of X and as such this is no longer required.

Remember the good old days when to change a screen resolution or driver, you had to edit xorg.conf or reconfigure X.org? Those fine times are now over, or they will be, with the release of Ubuntu 7.10.

As of an update from a few ...

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GNOME turns ten today

GNOME, the most popular desktop environment for Linux, is ten years old today! The GNU Network Object Model Environment (although not often referred to as that anymore) was originally announced as a project to build a graphical environment based entirely on free and open source software.

At the time, rival environment KDE wasn't completely free and was frowned upon by the FSF because the underlying toolkit it runs on ...

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