Unlike Windows, Linux has several different widget toolkits. The most well-known widget engines are GTK+, (distributed with GNOME) and QT. (pronounced “cute”) Widgets are the various elements which make up a program's GUI: scrollbars, arrows, checkboxes, etc. However, take note that QT or GTK widgets are not the same thing as desktop widgets.
With all the hype around Unity and Gnome 3, KDE fans might be having a lousy time and feel ignored. We are bored with those two anyway ;-). Its time for a change. KDE fans rejoice!! KDE has many very cool and useful widgets which you can add on your KDE desktop or in your taskbar. Lets have a look at the top 5 widgets.
Desktop Widgets and Gadgets are Cool! Aren’t they? Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) got a lot of new changes (as compared to 10.* versions of Ubuntu) – GTK3, Unity and Gnome Shell interface, a lot of things has changed, so your favorite Widget application might not be available or compatible anymore in the current environment.
I am using Kubuntu 12.04 and occasionally I face with a weird situation. Here is the thing; when I turn the pc on, the widgets at the desktop panel misalign. That is, the spacing between them increases, they appear at different places when they used to be.
This problem continues until I remove the widgets from the panel and re-add them.
This tutorial will explain how to install classic gnome desktop in ubuntu 12.04.By default ubuntu 12.04 loads in to unity desktop some of the users didn’t like unity desktop so they want to get back the old classic gnome desktop.
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This is my first android device and I am struggling.
I downloaded HD widgets in hopes of installing a transparent weather and clock.
I can customize the widget, it saves fine, and shows up in my active widgets, but does not appear on the home screen. That is, I do the long press, select widget, customize and save it. It says it's added successfully but its just not there.