Is it good practice to be running Gnome, and install KDE based items? If not, why not? New to Linux, and want to not make a mistake that will show up later in some form...
on 12/25/2009 – Made popular on 12/25/2009
n the last post we started introducing how the Gnome Keyring works. I showed how to create a keyring and its items using Seahorse, now I’m going to show how to do it using Python. In order to interact with Gnome Keyring from Python we need python-gnomekeyring installed. Let’s start bending…
First, make sure you have dbus in your DAEMONS array in /etc/rc.conf. Are you using GDM to login? If you are using ~/.xinitrc to start gnome, make sure you start gnome like this: exec ck-launch-session gnome-sessionAlso. do you have gnome-power-manager installed?# pacman -S gnome-power-manager
Good news for those who like to use Gnome Shell on Ubuntu. Starting with Ubuntu 12.10, there will be separate Ubuntu 12.10 build based on vanilla Gnome Shell. The desktop interface will provide out of the box upstream Gnome 3 experience.
This Gnome Shell based Ubuntu Flavor is unnamed yet.
The GNOME version of Zenwalk 7.0 has now been released. It comes with the old school GNOME 2 desktop and several package changes compared to the standard Zenwalk, along with all of the GNOME packages of course. Zenwalk GNOME 7.0 adds the recent Linux kernel 188.8.131.52 and GNOME 2.32.1. "We are proud to provide Zenwalk gnome 7.0 based on gnome 2.32.1... (read more)
Hi everyone, I've decided to switch back to gnome 3, despite it's nervous ticks. One of the extensions that I must have if I wish to live on the same hard disk as Gnome 3, is the Axe Menu (https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/327/axe-menu/). Via gnome's website it will not install, no errors are given.
Released just a few days ago, GNOME 3 is the latest major version of the GNOME desktop environment. If you are currently running a GNOME-based Linux or BSD distribution, you are probably using version 2.30 or 2.32, but that should change in the upcoming release cycle when many of the distributions will be shipping with [...]
Linux Mint is the rising star of GNU/Linux desktop world! On distrowatch it became the most popular distro (although the popularity metrics isn’t based on user base of Linux Mint or Ubuntu but the page hits on the site). With the release of Ubuntu 11.10, Linux Mint 12 version was released with various desktop options like Gnome 3/Gnome shell, KDE Desktop etc.