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Old 04-07-2004, 04:17 PM   #1
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ultra customizing linux look


Hello,

I'm currently running GNOME.

I was wondering if it was possible to customize the complete look of linux. For starters, I wan't to make it look like Windows XP Classic Theme. EDIT: THIS IS NOT MY FINAL GOAL , just a straightforward template to start with.

Things such as making a splash screen hiding the boot up text, changing the functionality of the menu bars, stuff like that

It there any info out there on how to do this? Any input you guys can give? I haven't been able to find much.

I'm not particular about GNOME, I can switch if it makes it any easier.

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Old 04-07-2004, 04:24 PM   #2
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Also, I was thinking of adding status bars with lots of useless dividers to every program, just for fun
 
Old 04-07-2004, 04:35 PM   #3
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This is a KDE XP skin:

http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=1499

Haven't tried it myself.

Mark Byers.
 
Old 04-07-2004, 04:40 PM   #4
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Re: ultra customizing linux look

Quote:
Originally posted by dialate

I'm currently running GNOME.

look like Windows XP Classic Theme

I'm sorry and don't take it wrong but why change to Linux and still want the windows look ?

You can look for some gnome themes here.

http://art.gnome.org/
 
Old 04-07-2004, 04:43 PM   #5
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Luna? Yuck!

Thanks though. Actually I'm looking at doing this so I can learn how do it myself. I've got other plans, with XP as a quickie template so I don't have to worry about design while I'm learning how to modify the interface.
 
Old 04-07-2004, 04:45 PM   #6
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I know I shouldn't have said "XP", everyone is gonna stop reading right there
 
Old 04-07-2004, 04:52 PM   #7
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Well to be honest i would just play around a bit with the taskbar without going to the XP bar thingy . KDE-GNOME-Win have +/- the same desktop layout anyway.

GL with your customization <
 
Old 04-07-2004, 05:07 PM   #8
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I know I shouldn't have said "XP", everyone is gonna stop reading right there
At least you have a big smile every time you post a message..
 
Old 04-07-2004, 05:24 PM   #9
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Well to be honest i would just play around a bit with the taskbar without going to the XP bar thingy
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At least you have a big smile every time you post a message..
Hmm. Perhaps I'm in the wrong forum.

Thanks anyway!

/unsubscribed/

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Old 04-07-2004, 10:49 PM   #10
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