Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Surreal on Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:11 pm

I'm using LM 9 Isadora x64 :)

2 Panels and a simple conky.

Image

Uploaded with ImageShack.us
'There are only 2 kinds of opinions in this world, mine and the wrong one', -Jeremy Clarkson
Surreal
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 23
Joined: Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:24 am
Location: the Netherlands

Linux Mint is funded by ads and donations.
 

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby dominate on Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:14 pm

Changed it up a little
Image
made a simple conky config and stuff, I used a default background but I think it goes good with it
you can view the full sized one here so you can see conky.
dominate
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 4
Joined: Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:43 pm

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby rautatea on Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:40 pm

Here it s my desktop.. Gnome 3 and a very nice Conky ...

http://imgur.com/gGGCR

I hope the post is in right place ...I'm new on this forum, and I try to learn ... Thank you.

problem almost solve!!!

my desck2.jpg
my desck2.jpg (413.78 KiB) Viewed 4882 times
Last edited by rautatea on Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:52 pm, edited 3 times in total.
rautatea
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 19
Joined: Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:43 am
Location: Dublin , Ireland

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby vrkalak on Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:26 pm

@ rautatea

Great screenshot ... nice color schemes. (I had to adjust your links BBC Codes to make it show in this thread)

Love that wallpaper.

And yes, it is posted in the correct place. :)
Image
:: LinuxMint-Debian-Edition (Fluxbox) :: Manjaro/Arch (Xfce) ::
Registered Linux User: #497031 :: DeviantART Page
User avatar
vrkalak
Level 10
Level 10
 
Posts: 3271
Joined: Mon Jul 20, 2009 5:53 pm
Location: Santa Fe, NM, USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby swftech on Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:42 pm

Lol, I like how it's zoomed in to the "I don't do Windows" section. That is a nice, interesting Desktop!
User avatar
swftech
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:57 am
Location: SW Florida

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby rautatea on Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:21 pm

Thank you , just one problem ...it s not all my desktop, in the new image , maybe you can fix it - somehow...Thank you [FIXED]

PS: if anybody is interested about my Conky or wallpaper , just leave me a PM message or post here.

Thank you
Last edited by rautatea on Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:24 pm, edited 1 time in total.
rautatea
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 19
Joined: Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:43 am
Location: Dublin , Ireland

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby swftech on Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:29 pm

Mint 12 Lisa with a conky and cairo-dock. Bottom panel and Mint Menu are turned off.

Image link to full screen http://i.minus.com/iXdSvEBdAA0n3.png

Image
User avatar
swftech
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:57 am
Location: SW Florida

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby iTheMaster on Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:22 pm

Leit wrote:
Thank you! When I saw the article I immediately got a flash in my head: Usability of LM12 + the beauty of gnome-shell + kde widgets on my desktop = love at first sight :D
I've now added the digital clock to the desktop. Digital clock widget, CWP widget, custom conky made by me on the bottom, carefully chosen wallpaper to fit them all... PERFECTION ! (in my eyes at least :P)

Image

Looks great :D

Could you post your conkyrc file pls?


Here is the link for conky. There is no conkyrc file. You must copy all files (they are invisible) in your home folder and add .conky_start.sh to startup.
There is a .Conky/imgx folder (currently useless) that you can use if you want to add images at the start of each line (an +images version of this conky will be available soon, i'm working on it).
In .bin/conky you must edit the gmail.py file and add your email's username and password
Code: Select all
username="-->username<--"
password="-->password<--"

Example:
Code: Select all
username="myusername"
password="mypassword"

^keep the quotes

Good luck!
iTheMaster
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:33 am

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby iTheMaster on Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:17 pm

As promised I tuned my conky with images and this is how it looks (yes, it is Zorin OS 5.2, but it is conky we are talking about):

Image

If you like it get it HERE. Instructions are in the post above.
iTheMaster
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:33 am

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby cwwgateway on Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:48 pm

Here is what I have been able to do with MATE:
Unfortunately, the windows list extension doesn't work for me (Not the mgse one, the actual gnome mate one). It says that it is there when I right click it, but no windows show up. It might be the transparency, but whenever I have to authenticate something, the "Starting Administrative..." appears in the list. I'm not sure why this is, but anyway:
Image
Dell XPS 15 l502x - Debian Testing 64-bit NetInst Xfce, SolydX 64-bit Debian Testing, SolydK 64-bit SolydXK Testing
Old Gateway Pentium 4 Desktop - Arch Linux 64-bit Xfce and SolydX 32-bit Sid
cwwgateway
Level 5
Level 5
 
Posts: 839
Joined: Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:44 pm

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby bimsebasse on Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:04 am

Mint 12 - so easy to make Gnome shell look nice.

Image
Thank you for this thread. That’s all I can say. You most definitely have made this forum into something special. You clearly know what you are doing, you’ve covered so many bases. Thanks!
User avatar
bimsebasse
Level 7
Level 7
 
Posts: 1709
Joined: Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:21 am
Location: Scandinavia

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby exploder on Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:08 am

I must say, I really enjoy seeing how people are customizing Mint 12! I love all of the different variations! Awesome work everyone! :)
exploder
Level 15
Level 15
 
Posts: 5871
Joined: Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:50 am
Location: HartfordCity, Indiana USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Aethyr on Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:15 am

This is my Lisa (Mint 12) Desktop. I'm running a minimal GNOME 3 session with Compiz, AWN on the top, Cairo on the bottom, and a really simple Conky. The reason for the double docks is that I migrated my old Cairo dock config from Mint 11 but it wasn't providing quite all that I needed. I installed AWN as well to fill the gap left by the loss of the GNOME 2 panel, but there are some apps that I like more in Cairo and some that I like more in AWN, so I left them both active. I'm slowly experimenting with the AWN versions of some apps (battery, media manager, sound control, etc. - I only used AWN once before so I'm not used to them) so that maybe I can eventually replace Cairo completely. Currently AWN exhibits some graphical glitches when put on the bottom of the screen, so that's another reason for retaining Cairo, as I want a top panel-bottom dock config. As for Conky, not much to see there, I'll start customising it after I get to a finalised desktop - for now, I only made a short 10 minutes worth of typing basic config that displays the info I need. No point in making it look pretty when I'm still experimenting.

Anyway, sorry for the blabber, here you go :lol:
Image
Arch user now. Inactive for indefinite amount of time.
Aethyr
Level 2
Level 2
 
Posts: 73
Joined: Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:05 am

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby swftech on Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:39 am

Aethyr wrote:This is my Lisa (Mint 12) Desktop.


It's interesting to see all the different ways people customize Mint 12. I didn't realize you could still have fortune cookies in terminal in "Lisa". How did you turn on fortune cookies?
User avatar
swftech
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:57 am
Location: SW Florida

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Aethyr on Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:43 am

swftech wrote:
Aethyr wrote:This is my Lisa (Mint 12) Desktop.


It's interesting to see all the different ways people customize Mint 12. I didn't realize you could still have fortune cookies in terminal in "Lisa". How did you turn on fortune cookies?


I used gconftool, it's under desktop->linuxmint. I think there was a post/thread on how to do it but it's probably buried now :mrgreen:
Arch user now. Inactive for indefinite amount of time.
Aethyr
Level 2
Level 2
 
Posts: 73
Joined: Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:05 am

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Oscar799 on Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:33 am

swftech wrote:
Aethyr wrote:This is my Lisa (Mint 12) Desktop.


It's interesting to see all the different ways people customize Mint 12. I didn't realize you could still have fortune cookies in terminal in "Lisa". How did you turn on fortune cookies?


The easy way to do this in Mint 12 with Gnome 3 is -
Menu>Other>DesktopSettings>Terminal check the "Show Fortune Cookies" box
Image
"Don't fix it if it ain't broken,don't break it if you can't fix it" Husse
Registered Linux User #511789
User avatar
Oscar799
Level 18
Level 18
 
Posts: 8826
Joined: Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:21 am
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby swftech on Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:39 am

Oscar799 wrote:
swftech wrote:
Aethyr wrote:This is my Lisa (Mint 12) Desktop.


It's interesting to see all the different ways people customize Mint 12. I didn't realize you could still have fortune cookies in terminal in "Lisa". How did you turn on fortune cookies?


The easy way to do this in Mint 12 with Gnome 3 is -
Menu>Other>DesktopSettings>Terminal check the "Show Fortune Cookies" box


Haha thanks, It's in the same place it's always been. I didn't realize it was still there in Mint 12. Thanks again!!
User avatar
swftech
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:57 am
Location: SW Florida

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby rautatea on Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:05 am

finaly i install lisa , mint 12 and a verry simple and nice conky...

Image
rautatea
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 19
Joined: Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:43 am
Location: Dublin , Ireland

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Losgann on Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:20 pm

Hey Bimsebasse, that is absolutely stunning. Would you be willing to share details of your setup there? E.g. which theme(s) are you using, and is that Docky on the left?
User avatar
Losgann
Level 3
Level 3
 
Posts: 122
Joined: Mon Aug 25, 2008 9:34 pm
Location: Connecticut, USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby bimsebasse on Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:44 am

Crunnluath wrote:Hey Bimsebasse, that is absolutely stunning. Would you be willing to share details of your setup there? E.g. which theme(s) are you using, and is that Docky on the left?


It's the new Zukini theme pack which can be downloaded here: http://lassekongo83.deviantart.com/art/Zukini-272660042

I only changed the wallpaper and the activities button (and some elements of the window theme, but that's not visible in the screenshot). It's AWN but you can probably get Docky to look the same.
Thank you for this thread. That’s all I can say. You most definitely have made this forum into something special. You clearly know what you are doing, you’ve covered so many bases. Thanks!
User avatar
bimsebasse
Level 7
Level 7
 
Posts: 1709
Joined: Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:21 am
Location: Scandinavia

Linux Mint is funded by ads and donations.
 
PreviousNext

Return to Desktop Screenshots

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest