The Linux Gnome style that I like is Shiki-color + Gnome colors icon theme. It looks pretty and professional and it is fast.
How to install them:
# yum install gtk-murrine-engine
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The design of Mac OSX’s theme is very nice. I am always looking for a good theme for my Linux desktop. There are designs influenced by Mac’s style which looks ... read more »
I ever discussed Starting KDE from Command Line by startx for KDE and GNOME. Recently, I installed MATE desktop on Fedora 17 and am very happy with it—dear, Gnome 2 ... read more »
QT and GTK applications use different settings for cursor styles. This makes the mouse cursor styles for QT applications in the GNOME / MATE desktop environment or GTK applications in ... read more »
I believe many users are using pidgin and google apps. Google apps support Google Talk. Can we use it in Pidgin? The answer is yes. How to use Google apps ... read more »
Screenshots of the desktop:
Metacity theme: Humanoid-OSX-Blend
GTK 2.x theme: OSX-theme-mod 0.9
GNOME Icon: OSX 3.3
X11 Mouse theme: MacOSX PantherX Mouse Theme[For Baghira] 1.1
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Guake is very fast and stable enough for use. It’s an excellent quqke like drop-down terminal for gnome.
I used yakuake on KDE. It’s professional but a bit slow. ... read more »
Update on Jan. 7, 2012: The package for the gtk application style setting on KDE 4.7 is kcm-gtk. The command to install this package is: “# yum install kcm-gtk”.
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How to create a Fedora live USB media is introduced in this post. We can boot to Fedora operating system environment through a live USB system in the USB flash ... read more »
There are funny Gnome easter eggs. One is “free the fish”, and another one is “gegls from outer space”.
“free the fish”
Press Alt+F2 to open “Run Application” ... read more »
Fedora’s font rendering isn’t very nice. At least on my laptop with Fedora 12. Bytecode Interpreter (BCI for shot) is disabled by default because of patent issues. As the TrueType ... read more »
Vim is an excellent editor which I use every day. Thunderbird is a nice email application. However, Thunderbird’s integrated editor is not efficient enough to a Vim user. Why not ... read more »