I've installed 13.04 and after installing gnome and then logging out and back into unity desktop, the backgrounds are gone. What happened? How do you get backgrounds back in unity and gnome?
I like the look of Ubuntu GNOME (http://ubuntugnome.org/). With that I mean the icons and fonts and desktop/lockscreen backgrounds, etc. But I have the "default" kind of Ubuntu installed, the one with Unity GDE.
What repositories I should add and what packages should I install to achieve this?
I used ubuntu 10.04 way back when, and I loved the gnome 2 look. Had it configured exactly how I loved. Problem is I lost the rig it was on, and am getting on; but am seeing a whole new desktop for ubuntu. Gnome 3 and/or Unity.
The GNOME developers have announced recently yet another development release towards Eye of GNOME 3.12, the default image viewer application for the upcoming GNOME 3.12 desktop environment. Eye of GNOME 3.11.3 allows transparent backgrounds by using GdkRGBA for image background layers, while avoiding color conversion from GdkColor. Also, it makes vari... (read more)
This question is primarily for my own education. I first tried to install Fedora 18 choosing the Gnome desktop option, but the desktop was unusable after logging in (the appearance was of a font with mostly blank characters and occasional colored backgrounds). Later, I was successful at an install with the LXDE desktop choice.
I install Gnome via apt-get install gnome-shell ubuntu-gnome-desktop. After I rebooted, my Unity now look very weird. All icons are replaced by Gnome icons. Is there a way to get my Unity back to normal? Thanks in advance!
Ubuntu save default backgrounds in /usr/share/backgrounds When we open appearance then system load backgrounds from that directory, right? I have added some backgrounds in /usr/share/backgrounds directory but they are not visible in appearance window(System settings>appearance). Also in file manager i can't see the thumbnails.