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Old 02-24-2004, 07:04 PM   #1
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how to get my desktop look like this:


http://images.mandrakesoft.com/img/s...mdk91-scr2.jpg
how can i get my desktop to look like that? that picture was one of the first screenshots i've seen of linux before actually using it, and i've always wanted to get my desktop to look like that... do u guyz know what i can do to change it to that? what programs, etc. thx

the screenshot is originally for mandrake 9.2 with kde 3.1
i have suse 9 pro with kde 3.1, but as long as it's kde i think its ok
 
Old 02-24-2004, 07:08 PM   #2
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Well, I've never been using KDE but I think this screen shows a theme. You can find lots of themes at http://themes.freshmeat.net .If you will a little luck, you can find it ;-)
 
Old 02-24-2004, 07:17 PM   #3
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You can get transparent menus in KDE by going start->configuration->KDE->LookNFeel. You can even select the percentage transparency
 
Old 02-24-2004, 07:27 PM   #4
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KDE-look.org
has tons of themes also..........
I use Mosfet's High performance Liquid to get
transparent kicker menus............of differents colors also.
 
Old 02-24-2004, 08:01 PM   #5
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Just a couple quick notes as well. The programs in the upper right are xmms (a music player), and the other program is grkellm. I had a heck of a time trying to figure out what gkrellm was on the net. Also, I use aterm for a transparent terminal as the one here.
 
Old 02-24-2004, 09:30 PM   #6
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The icons are called TuxnTosh.
 
Old 02-24-2004, 11:03 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by Accordion
You can get transparent menus in KDE by going start->configuration->KDE->LookNFeel. You can even select the percentage transparency
hmm i looked for it in suse 9 with kde 3.1... can't seem to find it
 
Old 02-25-2004, 12:33 AM   #8
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start -> configuration -> KDE -> LookNFeel -> style. Click on the tab "effects", check "enable gui effects" if it's not already checked, select menu effect "make translucent" and then you can select the opacity you want on the slider bar underneath. (I'm using mandrake, not sure if that makes a difference or not)
 
Old 02-25-2004, 01:29 AM   #9
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alright, i got it thx!
 
Old 02-25-2004, 02:12 AM   #10
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gurrr... just cannot achieve the affect like the one in the screenshot!
 
Old 02-25-2004, 02:17 AM   #11
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also.. notice the text under the icons r white in the screenshot. i got the background, and when i applied it, i couldnt c my icon's text because they are black.. how do i make them white?
 
Old 02-25-2004, 08:50 AM   #12
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Background

Hi,

could you give me the link for the background?

Thanks.
 
Old 07-03-2004, 05:30 PM   #13
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The artist is name Webdiod and can be found at www.webdiod.com, or you can also check out some of his art at http://www.depthcore.com/v4/core.php...e&user=webdiod
 
Old 10-16-2004, 09:11 PM   #14
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How do you make all applications/programs transparent also?
 
Old 10-17-2004, 02:17 PM   #15
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programs transparent?
 
  


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