Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Lantesh on Sun May 25, 2008 3:10 pm

MagnusB wrote:Well, did some Googling, got transparent title bar working with Metacity


MagnusB, can you elaborate a little on this. I'm curious as to what exactly you did. How did you get the glossy look on your task bar?
Lantesh
Level 6
Level 6
 
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sat Apr 12, 2008 1:02 pm

Linux Mint is funded by ads and donations.
 

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby MagnusB on Sun May 25, 2008 3:28 pm

Transparent title bar:
Open gconf-editor, then change the values of:
/apps/gwd/metacity_theme_opacity
/apps/gwd/metacity_theme_active_opacity
to your liking.
And my panel is transparent as well, you need to open CCSM, go to general options, then the Opacity settings tab and press on new, then add this to it:
Code: Select all
(type=dock | desktop)

I set mine to 56, though the your background really controls this. I am quite pleased with both how my desktop looks and feels now, seems like Compiz has gotten faster in Hardy/Elyssa ;)
Image
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
--Dean Martin
MagnusB
Level 6
Level 6
 
Posts: 1255
Joined: Sun Nov 18, 2007 12:39 pm
Location: Norway

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby Lantesh on Sun May 25, 2008 3:34 pm

I guess where I'm confused is I already have my task bar (or start bar depending on what one calls it) set to be transparent, but it's a flat even transparency. Yours has that nice glossy look.
Lantesh
Level 6
Level 6
 
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sat Apr 12, 2008 1:02 pm

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby MagnusB on Sun May 25, 2008 3:44 pm

Taskbar is where you the window list is, on my screenshot it is the bottom, title bar is the topmost bar on windows, where the Minimize, Maximize and Close buttons are. As for the glossyness, it is probably my theme, it is called XNTricity, and I am using GNOME.
Image
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
--Dean Martin
MagnusB
Level 6
Level 6
 
Posts: 1255
Joined: Sun Nov 18, 2007 12:39 pm
Location: Norway

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby mmesantos1 on Sun May 25, 2008 8:36 pm

Here is another screen shot showing my windows borders.
Image
User avatar
mmesantos1
Level 8
Level 8
 
Posts: 2276
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:14 pm
Location: VA. USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby badmotor 2 on Sun May 25, 2008 9:37 pm

mmesantos1 wrote:Here is another screen shot showing my windows borders.


That looks great! :)
badmotor 2
 

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby mmesantos1 on Sun May 25, 2008 9:55 pm

Thanks badmotor 2. :D
Image
User avatar
mmesantos1
Level 8
Level 8
 
Posts: 2276
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:14 pm
Location: VA. USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby mmesantos1 on Mon May 26, 2008 10:02 pm

New Desktop with Linux Mint Beta 048. Got everything working on this Beta. :)
Image
User avatar
mmesantos1
Level 8
Level 8
 
Posts: 2276
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:14 pm
Location: VA. USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby badmotor 2 on Mon May 26, 2008 10:35 pm

mmesantos1 wrote:New Desktop with Linux Mint Beta 048. Got everything working on this Beta. :)


I am waiting for the official version of Mint 5, but what extras have you put in there? Is that a standard theme, and is that a new plugin for thunderbird on the right there?
badmotor 2
 

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby mmesantos1 on Mon May 26, 2008 10:43 pm

Hey badmotor 2,
Well I added AWN and Emerald. Then downloaded Black-White 2 Gloss icon theme. The downloaded emerald theme is Grey Pearl. I downloaded both the icon and emerald theme from gnome-look.org. The Thunderbird is default from install nothing added.
Image
User avatar
mmesantos1
Level 8
Level 8
 
Posts: 2276
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:14 pm
Location: VA. USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby badmotor 2 on Mon May 26, 2008 11:23 pm

mmesantos1 wrote:Hey badmotor 2,
Well I added AWN and Emerald. Then downloaded Black-White 2 Gloss icon theme. The downloaded emerald theme is Grey Pearl. I downloaded both the icon and emerald theme from gnome-look.org. The Thunderbird is default from install nothing added.


Thankyou very much!
badmotor 2
 

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby piratesmack on Thu May 29, 2008 12:40 pm

piratesmack
Level 5
Level 5
 
Posts: 710
Joined: Mon May 26, 2008 3:08 pm

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby MagnusB on Thu May 29, 2008 1:21 pm

piratesmack wrote:http://www.vulomedia.com/images/76295Screenshot.png

Your CPU is running a bit hot :roll:
Image
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
--Dean Martin
MagnusB
Level 6
Level 6
 
Posts: 1255
Joined: Sun Nov 18, 2007 12:39 pm
Location: Norway

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby piratesmack on Thu May 29, 2008 1:26 pm

MagnusB wrote:
piratesmack wrote:http://www.vulomedia.com/images/76295Screenshot.png

Your CPU is running a bit hot :roll:



:? ?
The thing in the top right is my CPU usage. Or are you talking about the bottom right? That's my graphics card temp.
Last edited by piratesmack on Thu May 29, 2008 1:28 pm, edited 2 times in total.
piratesmack
Level 5
Level 5
 
Posts: 710
Joined: Mon May 26, 2008 3:08 pm

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby MagnusB on Thu May 29, 2008 1:28 pm

Ohh, assumed you had CPU temperature down there, guess it depends on needs :)
Image
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
--Dean Martin
MagnusB
Level 6
Level 6
 
Posts: 1255
Joined: Sun Nov 18, 2007 12:39 pm
Location: Norway

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby piratesmack on Thu May 29, 2008 1:33 pm

MagnusB wrote:Ohh, assumed you had CPU temperature down there, guess it depends on needs :)


I'm not sure I can trust the temperature it gives me for my CPU, it usually says around 10C. But every hardware monitor I've tried (Both on Windows and Linux) gives me the same results so I'm not sure. My processor does use "Cool n Quiet" and is underclocked by almost 1 GHz most of the time so maybe that's why?
piratesmack
Level 5
Level 5
 
Posts: 710
Joined: Mon May 26, 2008 3:08 pm

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby mmesantos1 on Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:07 pm

New screen shot using Emerald Smoke theme and a special Anti-Microsoft wallpaper. :D
Image
User avatar
mmesantos1
Level 8
Level 8
 
Posts: 2276
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:14 pm
Location: VA. USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby kenetics on Sat Jun 07, 2008 2:33 pm

Elyssa final

Image
Image
User avatar
kenetics
Level 5
Level 5
 
Posts: 610
Joined: Thu Dec 14, 2006 9:57 pm
Location: Somewhere on a Florida beach

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby deadguy on Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:24 pm

very nice Ken :D

I just installed Elyssa final as well!

it's the best Linux distro ever created in the history of mankind :D


Cheers,

Deadguy
User avatar
deadguy
Level 5
Level 5
 
Posts: 710
Joined: Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:41 pm
Location: Illinois USA

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

Postby kenetics on Sat Jun 07, 2008 4:01 pm

deadguy wrote:it's the best Linux distro ever created in the history of mankind :D
Deadguy


You may very well be right. I certainly haven't found one that's better. :)
Image
User avatar
kenetics
Level 5
Level 5
 
Posts: 610
Joined: Thu Dec 14, 2006 9:57 pm
Location: Somewhere on a Florida beach

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