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LXQt 0.80 released with themes. Install on Ubuntu

LXQt, the latest Qt 5.0 based LXDE Desktop, released its version 0.80 with more updates, fixes, performance increase tweaks and qt themes. The new release includes new themes, support for reordering panel items¬†and a set of basic admin tools to tweak the system. The release happened after 5 months from […]

Install Cinnamon Desktop in Fedora 17

Cinnamon, the desktop UI created by linuxmint team upon the gnome shell codebase is now 1.4. The good news is fedora is included the cinnamon 1.4 in its official repositories. So the installation of cinnamon desktop in fedora 17 is very easy now. Just open the terminal and type the […]

Zorin OS 6 – A Linux Look like Windows 7, XP and Mac OS X

Zorin OS 6 is a linux distribution based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Edition. The Zorin OS team released the “core”, “ultimate” and “business” editions. Zorin OS is developed with Windows users in mind. It looks and feels like Windows 7, Windows XP and also Mac OS X. The noticeable changes […]

Install MATE Desktop in Fedora 17 and Ubuntu 12.04

MATE is the desktop environment forked from Gnome 2 desktop code. Gnome team discontinued the Gnome 2 desktop development in favour of gnome 3 and gnome shell. MATE is a familiar desktop environment because it looks and works like gnome 2. Many Gnome 2 users shifted to KDE or XFCE […]

Gnome Shell Looks Like Gnome 2 – Cinnamon Desktop

The main problem with gnome 3 is users are feeling in foreign land. It is much improved desktop with radical changes. Even Linus Torvalds also feels like bad to use gnome 3. Then to this scenario gnome shell extensions came into picture. They add a new way to tweak gnome […]

Linux Mint on Gnome 3

Linux Mint, a popular linux distribution based on Ubuntu is planning a Gnome 3 edition on the upcoming release “Lisa” . Linux mint will be released on a gnome 3 edition and gnome 2.32 edition. The developers had decided to stick with GNOME 2.32 because there had been “radical changes” […]

Install Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot

Gnome shell is the desktop interface for Gnome 3.0. This is based on GTK+ 3 and written in C and Javascript. You can make themes for gnome shell using just javascript and css 3.0. The latest Ubuntu 11.10 will be based on Gnome 3.0 So you can easly try gnome […]

Gnome 3.2 Released – Features and Updates

Gnome 3.2 Released on 28th September 2011. The new version includes lot of new features and bug fixes that criticized in gnome 3. Since the last version, 3.0, approximately 1270 people made about 38500 changes to GNOME. The Gnome 3.2 is based on GTK+3.2 and clutter toolkit 1.8 Online Accounts […]

Gnome 3 – Gnome Shell – Pros and Cons – Problems to be Solved

  Gnome 3 Released. I just downloaded from Gnome3.org for a test preview. I choosed the Fedora 15 version because I basically using Fedora. Downloaded the ISO and burnt to a USB Disk just booted from USB. No welcome screen the black screen with text. Booted pretty much faster than […]

Gnome 3 Released – Install on Ubuntu

The Gnome 3.0 is out. The greatest change after the gnome 2.0. For long time the major two desktop environments in Linux are gnome and KDE. KDE Announced 4.0 as a major change to its interface and continuously improving to 4.6 release. But not hackers and programmers are stick on […]

Fedora 15 Features and Updates

Even though Ubuntu 11.04 is moving away from Gnome shell with their own unity desktop interface Fedora 15 is moving with Gnome Shell, the revamped desktop of Gnome 3.¬† It is matured enough for an end user to get everything from gnome. The major updates to fedora 15 are really […]

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