Month: October 2012

Guake terminal

What is Guake termianl ? Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome (in the style of Yakuake for KDE, Tilda or the terminal used in Quake). Guake is a drop-down terminal for GNOME Desktop Environment. Like similar terminals, it is invoked with a single keystroke, and hidden by pressing the same keystroke again. Its design was inspired from consoles in computer games such as Quake which slide down from the top of the screen when a key is pressed, and slide back up when the key is pressed again. Guake follows the same line of Yakuake and Tilda, but it’s an attempt to meld the best of them into a single GTK-based application. Guake has been written from scratch. Running Guake is faster than launching a new terminal with a keyboard shortcut because the program is already loaded into memory, and so can be useful to people who frequently find themselves opening and closing terminals for odd tasks. How to install Guake ? open up your terminal type following terminal commands  Fedora  yum install guake Debian/Ubuntu/LinuxMint     sudo apt-get install guake Gentoo    emerge -av guake Screenshots  Press F12 key to Drop down terminal  Press F11 key to maximize terminal to full screen  Guake terminal Properties (Keyboard...

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Geek Tool VS Live Wallpaper !

                                                        Geektool Mac apps Store link                                                              Geektool project site link                                                                   Price : Freeware             What is GeekTool ?  GeekTool is an application for Mac OS 10.6+. It lets you display various kinds of information on your desktop via 3 default plug-ins: “File plugin” to monitor MacOS X activity with /var/log/system.log, or any file that you want to follow “Shell mode” to launch custom scripts or commands like “df” to check space left on filesystems or “uptime” to monitor load on your machine “image mode” helps you monitor bandwith usage, CPU load, memory availability on your server with tools like MRTG orRRD.  Geek tools is really cool but a user must know some basic things about his Mac ! but for get better result “Geeky sleek Desktops ” you need more things like terminal commands , apple scripting etc , users must...

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How to customize your ubuntu (12.04 ,12.10 ), Mint 13 in cinnamon interface looks like Mac os x

This is a tutorial about how to customize your ubuntu , Mint looks like Mac os x for ubuntu users you need to install cinnamon after that follow below instructions  for that visit my earlier url about how to install cinnamon interface in ubuntu  here is the link   click here to know how-to-install-cinnamon desktopfor Mint users follow below instructions install cairo-dockopen up your terminal type sudo apt-get install cairo-dock after installing cairo-dock change your panel position from bottom to top  for that right click on cinnamon panel > settings > all settings >panel > panel layout > Flipped (panel at the top ) then restart your cinnamon interface for that press alt key + F2 key then type    r then press Enter  after this process you can notice that your panel appear at top of your desktop  now open your cairo-dock app from menu which we have installed before *(open Glx-dock (Cairo-dock with openGl))now its time to configure your Cairo-dockcario-dock is the main attraction ! so we have to customize it looks like Mac’s Dockfor that right click on cario-dock and cairo-dock configure then themes and apply Macosx theme thenclick on behavior tab , visiblility of the main dock > reserve space for the dock ! do exactly shown in screenshotthen icons animations and effect unmark all effect as shown in screenshot after applying docknow you need to...

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How to switch (Customize ,Modify ) your Mac Dock to 2D & 3D

This Trick will works in Mac OS X (Snowleopard , Lion , Mountain Lion ) Open up your launchpad from Dock , Utilities folder , select terminal app ! now copy and  paste this command lines to your terminal (* some works needs to be in CAPS thats why i  prefer copy paste ) defaults write com.apple.dock no-glass -boolean YES                                                           Then press enter key  Then                                             copy and paste this command line to terminal and press enter key                                                                          killall Dock     your 2D Dock is Ready 😀 To Switch 2D Dock to 3D you just need to enter same command lines in terminal and replace YES to NO defaults write com.apple.dock no-glass -boolean NO Thank you For Reading my Article Plz Comment , Like me @ fb (hit like @ right corner fb box) , subscribe join my blog...

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How to install cinnamon Desktop Interface in ubuntu !

Hi guys today i am going to show you how to install Cinnamon in Ubuntu Linux OS ! About cinnamon   The Linux Mint development team was initially unsure about the future of the distribution after the release of GNOME 3. Its new interface, GNOME Shell, did not fit the design goals the team had in mind for Linux Mint, but there were initially no available alternatives. Linux Mint 11 “Katya” was released in May 2011 with the final release of GNOME 2, but it was clear that a better solution was needed, as GNOME Panel was no longer being developed. Therefore, the team set out to improve GNOME Shell so that it would fit Linux Mint’s goals, and the result was the “Mint GNOME Shell Extensions” (MGSE). In the meantime, the MATE desktop environment was forked from GNOME 2. The Mint team decided to incorporate MATE into Linux Mint 12 “Lisa” alongside MGSE, to give users a choice whether to use the traditional GNOME 2 desktop or the GNOME 3-based MGSE. Unfortunately, MGSE fell short of expectations. Since GNOME Shell was going in a different direction than the Mint developers had in mind, it was clear that MGSE was not viable in the long run. In response to this problem, GNOME Shell was forked to create the Cinnamon project, allowing the Linux Mint developers better control over the...

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