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Old 11-22-2003, 04:58 AM   #1
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Some questions, please help


1. how to change the console prompt.
2. how to change icon if I download some
3. how to change the theme.
4. how to change the font I like.

New to Linux, hope you give me a hand. Thanks a lot.
 
Old 11-22-2003, 05:55 AM   #2
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Of course you need to give lots of more info if you want some response...


2. Which distro you use ? Which window-manager (kde, gnome,....) ?
3. Which distro you use ? Which window-manager (kde, gnome,....) ?
4. Which distro you use ? Which window-manager (kde, gnome,....) ? What do you want to change font to ?

1. Not knowing anything about your system, I'll tell you to edit /etc/bashrc and play with the value of $PS1
As always, backup the file first and keep more than a console open just in case something goes wrong in one of them. To try the modified prompt you'll need to exit the console and open it again.
I.E.:

My prompt looks like:

pablob /etc$

and it's obtained with:

PS1="\u \$PWD\\$

being:
\u the username
\$PWD the actual directory
\\$ , just the $ prompt separator.
 
Old 11-22-2003, 09:46 AM   #3
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2. usually right-click on icon, and choose properties. You may have to move your new icons to a specific folder like /usr/share/icons
 
Old 11-22-2003, 06:37 PM   #4
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for question 2-4, I use gnome.

I just want to know how to make my desktop looks like this or other theme that I like, see the font is so cuttie. Thanks for help in advance.

http://art.gnome.org/images/screensh...mania-Shot.jpg
 
Old 11-22-2003, 08:11 PM   #5
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Also, why everyone seems has a tool bar on the top, how to add that extra tool bar?
 
Old 11-22-2003, 08:38 PM   #6
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Still not sure how to change the icon

Last edited by ICO; 11-22-2003 at 08:40 PM.
 
Old 11-23-2003, 07:54 PM   #7
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Also, why everyone seems has a tool bar on the top, how to add that extra tool bar?
Please help me this question.
 
Old 11-23-2003, 08:36 PM   #8
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How to get a screenshot of my desktop? Thanks in advance.
 
  


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