Tag Archives: GNOME

Saving & Restoring Mate Terminal’s Color-Profile Information

Terminal palettes come in infinite variations. Almost everyone has a “favorite” palette, and if you are like me, you probably hate losing all your finely tuned terminal colors, because you wanted to experiment with this new color scheme and forgot … Continue reading

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Mate desktop support for xdg-open (tiny patch)

The Mate desktop really lives up to its promise of a “traditional desktop”, compatible in look and feel with Gnome 2.X versions. After running it for a few hours now, I’m sold. I never really liked Unity very much, so … Continue reading

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Awesome WM in Ubuntu 12.04

I’ve been using awesome and other tiling window managers for a while now. I find it more comfortable when programs are using as much screen space as possible, and I like organizing my open windows in “workspaces” instead of having … Continue reading

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Using the Condensed DejaVu Font-Family Variant by Default

The DejaVu font family is a very popular font collection for Linux and BSD systems. The font package of DejaVu includes a condensed variant; a variation of the same basic font theme that sports narrower characters.

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GNOME updated to 2.26 in FreeBSD Ports

The FreeBSD GNOME ports have been updated to GNOME 2.26.

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