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.
Hey, new to Fedora. I switched from a KDE base distro to Fedora 20 GNOME 3. I missed the desktop widgets, so I installed plasma-desktop to run on top of GNOME 3. I set it to run automatically at startup with gnome-session-properties. It starts and all, but when I turn off my laptop, plasma-desktop does not save the changes I make.
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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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.