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Back to the world of the living

Posted 07-04-2011 at 01:28 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

I originally started blogging as an experiment, but soon lost the time to write regular entries. Eventually this blog decayed and died. Ever since I have been wanting to write but have never found myself at a computer at the right time.

From now on I am starting a regular blogging routine of more than two posts per week. Expect to start seeing some of my shell scripts, reviews of software and opinions on all things in the virtual world to start coming out of this blog again....
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Change your login screen...

Posted 07-04-2011 at 01:20 AM by dEnDrOn
Updated 07-09-2011 at 09:06 PM by dEnDrOn

if anyone feels the way i felt about the original linux distro(i'm using fedora)login screen,which was eventually very boring than it is very help to change your login screen.
to change your login screen first make sure that the image which you want to put as login screen is located in...
Quote:
/usr/share/backgrounds
.....because you will not be able to access your home folder when switching to new login screen...
then follow these commands
1)login as root in the terminal
2)then...
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Enable right click and desktop folder in Gnome 3

Posted 07-02-2011 at 05:59 AM by dEnDrOn

In Fedora 15, nautilus does not handle the desktop by default, nor can you right click on the desktop to bring up the menu. To enable this, install
Code:
gnome-tweak-tool
by using Add/Remove Software. Then, launch it and click on File Manager and then change “
Code:
Have File Manager handle the Desktop
” to “on”
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Add Shutdown menu item permanently on Gnome 3

Posted 07-02-2011 at 05:57 AM by dEnDrOn

in fedora15,there is no shutdown option...in menu it can be brought by pressing ALT.But to bring it permamently,
Open up Add/Remove Software (Applications>System>Add/Remove Software) and then search for
Code:
gnome-shell-extensions-alternative-status-menu
and install it.
Log out and log back in and you should see the menu item.
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Enable ‘sudo’ in Fedora 15

Posted 07-02-2011 at 05:53 AM by dEnDrOn

Here is how you can enable ‘sudo’ in Fedora so that you don’t have to login as root everytime you need to run a command as root. Open up terminal and type in the following:

Code:
su #enter root password followed by this one
yum install nano
nano /etc/sudoers
Now, scroll down and you should see something like:

Code:
root    ALL=(ALL)	ALL
Just below that line, add this:

Code:
YOUR_USER_NAME_HERE    ALL=(ALL)	ALL
...
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