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New themes and customization of the GDM Xfce4 login screen

Posted 03-19-2012 at 09:45 PM by stretchedthin
Updated 04-21-2012 at 04:40 PM by stretchedthin

This tutorial demonstrates how you can add new themes from Gnome-look.org to create new looks for your login screen. Something I left out of the previous tutorial on GDM constomization. It even shows how to use what you find at Gnome-look.org as templates to create your own login screen.

So here is be ....
New themes and customization of the GDM Xfce4 login screen

As well viewing on youtube you can find these video's and more on my own site
www.opensourcebistro.com/blog1
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Gnome Display Manager and the login screen.

Posted 03-18-2012 at 08:27 PM by stretchedthin
Updated 04-21-2012 at 04:40 PM by stretchedthin

Back at home from working on the road and got another tutorial in the bag.

GDM, the Gnome Display Manager and the login window.

This tutorial is a first for me where I have set it up so you can click to navigate to anyone of six topics all involving the login window.
1. Changing the Default System Session.
2. Enable automatic login.
3. Changing the look and theme.
4. Login to another user from the current users session.
5. Adding Sounds to...
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Synergy. Control multiple computers with one keyboard and mouse

Posted 03-13-2012 at 01:37 AM by stretchedthin
Updated 04-21-2012 at 04:39 PM by stretchedthin

It's inevitable. Eventually you will end up with more than one computer. If you were smart enough to hold on to the old one, here is a way you can now use both, or 3 or 4, with one keyboard and mouse. This tutorial is done on Vectorlinux using the Quicksynergy front end, but Synergy itself will run on Mac, Windows as well as all Linux flavors. As usual, I've captured it all on video and put it up on Youtube.


Check out the Video here.

Plus, you can check out...
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Vectorlinux and the Arch Build System ??

Posted 03-10-2012 at 11:56 PM by stretchedthin
Updated 04-21-2012 at 04:39 PM by stretchedthin

There is a bit of an easter-egg hidden within the latest release of Vectorlinux 7.0, and it is certainly something you never would expect in a Slackware based system. What is it? The Arch Build System. It's a big chunk of that huge selection of packages that Arch is famous for. This can be a big deal if you learn how to use it as it can give you access to thousands of additional software titles.

Check out the screencast here...Vectorlinux and the Arch Build System ??…

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A look at Sunflower-fm twin panel file manager.

Posted 03-09-2012 at 03:38 PM by stretchedthin
Updated 03-10-2012 at 11:51 PM by stretchedthin

Sunflower or Sunflower-fm is a filemanager which I just recently submitted a video on. I was contacted by one of the developers. Who let me know that many improvements had come along since then. So, here is a fresh screencast of the latest offering of Sunflower-fm, version 0.1a-40.

Click below to view screencast
A look at the latest Sunflower-fm File manager, just released March 5th, 2012
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