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Old 01-11-2008, 12:27 AM   #1
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Ubuntu taskbar costumization trouble


hi there...the reason Im opening this thread is because Ive been trying to customize the bottom taskbar because right now it looks like a windows's one and I want it to look kind of like the mac's style....NOTICE THAT I SAID KIND OF!! xD...by this I mean I want it like bigger and with big icons on it...this is very common I think...could anyone help me??...I tried installing themes....but didn't work
 
Old 01-11-2008, 12:49 AM   #2
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Dude, on the Desktop, right click and goto Desktop background. In that, goto appearance/taskbar whatever and set them to your preferences. You could figure out these things yourself, there is no need to post such simple things. Sorry if I am too harsh
 
Old 01-11-2008, 01:08 AM   #3
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I already went there but there just appear the following options: theme, background, fonts, interface and.. visual effects
 
Old 01-11-2008, 01:16 AM   #4
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Oh, I think you are using Gnome. Then, just right click on the taskbar and goto properties.
 
Old 01-11-2008, 01:25 AM   #5
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Oh, I think you are using Gnome. Then, just right click on the taskbar and goto properties.
ok Im there and im just able to change like the place where to put it....4 example bottom, right, etc. and some few other stuff but im not able to customize it
 
Old 01-11-2008, 01:33 AM   #6
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You mean to say, to change the looks? Like transparency etc.? They are all there. I use Debian too, and I was able to change it.
 
Old 01-11-2008, 01:55 AM   #7
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no thats no what I mean...look, my taskbar/panel looks kind of like this right now: http://www.jse-euskadi.org/agrup/jsv...nes/ubuntu.jpg but I would like it to look a bit like this.. http://joined.se/~jeroen/screen/screen2.png
 
Old 01-11-2008, 03:14 AM   #8
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Yeah, I am back after Lunch. I shall have a look and post back at you.
 
Old 01-11-2008, 03:17 AM   #9
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Well, the second image is corrupt and I can only see the top taskbar. Anyway, what I can see is that, he has Beryl installed on it. You can install Compiz-Fusion on your Ubuntu to make it look a lot better. The effects are brilliant! I guess, you can just apt-get install to get that package.
 
Old 01-11-2008, 04:03 AM   #10
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OK. Check out the last two screenshots of my desktop. I did this just by editing the properties of the panel! Doesn't that look nice?
 
Old 01-11-2008, 01:22 PM   #11
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BUt if I wanted it to look like this...http://www.gnome-look.org/content/preview.php?preview=1&id=70284&file1=70284-1.gif&file2=70284-2.jpg&file3=&name=Dark+Ice+Emerald how is that possible??.....
 
Old 01-11-2008, 01:32 PM   #12
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That is avant-window-navigator, not gnome-panel.
 
Old 01-11-2008, 05:24 PM   #13
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ok....other thing....whats a terminal??
 
Old 01-12-2008, 03:58 PM   #14
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ok....other thing....whats a terminal??
its a command-line interface, where you type commands
 
  


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