Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Sakonim on Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:35 am

This is my one:

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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby kayakaholic on Sat Apr 19, 2008 6:31 am

Ok its not mint yet, its ubuntu hardy just mintified a bit :D

Ubuntu Hardy
Mint Menu from Elyssa Repos I think
Compiz
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Opera
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Zwopper on Sat Apr 19, 2008 8:43 am

@deadguy: dizzy feeling wallpaper, ey? :mrgreen: :wink:
it looks kind of fluffy actually, glad to see at came to use!
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Tofucifer on Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:02 pm

I guess this is as good a place as any for my first post :)

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Cluttered - Like normal
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Hope this works, and a big Hello to everyone. I've been a Linux & BSD enthusiast since I got sick of Win95 crashing on me and I've never looked back. Mint is by far my favorite Distro, and this community has impressed me as well. Looking forward to contributing here when I can.
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Zwopper on Sat Apr 19, 2008 2:27 pm

Tofucifer wrote:I guess this is as good a place as any for my first post :)
Hope this works, and a big Hello to everyone. I've been a Linux & BSD enthusiast since I got sick of Win95 crashing on me and I've never looked back. Mint is by far my favorite Distro, and this community has impressed me as well. Looking forward to contributing here when I can.

Hi there Tofucifer!
Nice paper and slick theme!
Welcome to the Linux Mint family!
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby deadguy on Sat Apr 19, 2008 4:10 pm

Zwopper wrote:@deadguy: dizzy feeling wallpaper, ey? :mrgreen: :wink:
it looks kind of fluffy actually, glad to see at came to use!


I love it!!!
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Dennis99 on Sat Apr 19, 2008 4:30 pm

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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby cmost on Sat Apr 19, 2008 9:06 pm

I'm running a sort of hybridized Linux Mint 4.0 + Ubuntu Hardy Heron that I dub Mint 4.5. I've back-ported or implemented many features from Hardy to my Mint desktop, including the new Evolution 2.22, World Clock applet, latest Clearlooks engine & themes, Xserver-xcb, latest Compiz-Fusion, Vinagre, Rhythmbox, and did I mention even Policykit and the latest Gnome 2.22? And many many more. :-) There's more in it that's NOT Mint 4. Nevertheless, in spite of the cutting edge software I do prefer a clean, elegant look for my Mint.
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby newW2 on Sat Apr 19, 2008 9:32 pm

Tofucifer,
Welcome to Mint, and a great first post. One word on the desktop and theme - WOW! This is the theme I've been thinking about ever since I saw the dark theme of Debian Elive E17 desktop. However, my art skills on the computer being what they are (enough said). Really like it. Was this your own creation? And can I use it?
Again welcome.
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby red-e-made on Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:02 pm

Clean:

http://i28.tinypic.com/2yn3vb7.png

The brighter stars are folders :)

And cluttered:

http://i29.tinypic.com/16bwxad.png
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby newW2 on Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:16 pm

Very nice red-e-made. The star idea is interesting.
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby mmesantos1 on Sat Apr 19, 2008 11:59 pm

Well here is my Desktop.
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby madhatte on Sun Apr 20, 2008 11:55 am

Here's mine:

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I'm using Beryl, but with dual screens via Xinerama making an effective resolution of 2560x1024, the proper cube is impossible. No matter. It's still insanely convenient to rotate from desktop to desktop or to choose a window from the corner display. I am also using VMWare to administer a remote Windows server. The whole setup is just absolutely wonderful. Long live Linux Mint!
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby curtiswtaylorjr on Sun Apr 20, 2008 7:28 pm

Here is something I have been working on for a few days just thought I'd share.

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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby xvedejas on Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:13 pm

red-e-made, what's that dock you use on the right side of your screen?

And cmost, how did you change "daryna" to say "system menu"?
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby red-e-made on Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:26 pm

xvedejas wrote:red-e-made, what's that dock you use on the right side of your screen?


It's Cairo Dock. It's very flexible and a lot of fun to use.

And thanks, newW2 :) I like working from my desktop, but don't like the default folder icons. Changing them to stars - which blends in the background better - seemed like the best option.
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby newW2 on Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:27 pm

I see allot of talent happening in here. Yes, there's a whole lot of Elegance happening down in Mint-ville!
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby kayakaholic on Mon Apr 21, 2008 4:07 pm

xvedejas you just have to right click on the mint menu button and hit prefrences and then theres all sorts under there
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Tofucifer on Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:30 am

newW2,
Sorry it took a bit to get back to the forum. I'm at work right now, I'll post the specifics when I get back to my home this afternoon. Glad you like the desktop.


**** Okay back in geek paradise****

background is "0354_pier" from interfacelift.com
icons are "Black-White 2 style" from gnome-look.org
GTK theme is "SlicknesS" from gnome-look.org
default font is LucidaMac OSX font (thanks for the tip ede)
emerald theme is "SlicknesS" also from gnome-look.org
gdesklets added to session startup with "GoodWeather" as the only applet
Avant window navigator installed and running on startup with "3D look" "Spotlight" and "Rotation" selected. I then built custom app launchers utilizing the BW2 Style icons so everything matches.
default Darnya panel switched to top of screen.

**** I now return you to checking out everyones hard work :) ****
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Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Sakonim on Wed Apr 23, 2008 11:01 pm

New desk :D
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