This article is part of a series entitled “Ubuntu Beginners” which walks new users through basic Desktop and Command Line usage. This article will detail how to change and customize your Ubuntu look by managing your themes. This article includes step-by-step instructions as well as screenshots, and is specific only to GNOME. Changing The Theme Ubuntu… Read More »
What is the best GNOME Desktop theme? I’ve been using the Shiki theme (Shiki-Brave) for some time now. You may recall that I wrote about it in My Ubuntu Look and Feel as well as How To Install Shiki-Colors Theme in Ubuntu. After seeing some recent posts on other blogs regarding some of the potential… Read More »
I posted about a week ago that I’d begun working on a new theme for the site. I felt like it was time for something new–something a little less plain. I tried out a number of WordPress themes and layouts, and finally found one that I like. I feel it better represents where the site… Read More »
I’m going to be working on this site to give it a new look and better organization for 2010. Please forgive the downtime / oddities for the rest of the day.
Yesterday I blogged about changing the GDM login screen, which seems to be a very touchy and popular subject among readers. I don’t know that I’ve heard from but a very few people that actually like the default login screen in Ubuntu 9.04. It seems everyone has an opinion about changing it. I thought I… Read More »
A while back I blogged about the new GDM theme in Ubuntu 9.04 and I was surprised at the number of people that disliked it. Granted I don’t think its the best theme I’ve ever seen either, but is it *that* bad? In response (delayed, I know) to that feedback I thought a post on… Read More »
I’ve been playing with Ubuntu 9.04 in VirtualBox and after installing the 9.04 Alpha 5 I noticed the new GDM Login screen. Things sure have come a long way since I started using Ubuntu in 5.04! Below is a screenshot of the new Login screen. Thoughts?
After toying with a few new themes I have activated one of them on this blog today. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the change. Better? Worse? Anything missing? Drop by, leave a comment, and tell me what you think. P.S. I know OpenID is broken. I’m looking into it..
I’ve never been one that is much for customizing Ubuntu themes. Generally the most I do is switch to Clearlooks and call it good. Recently, however, a theme was pointed out to me that I really like. Its called Shiki-Colors, and can be downloaded from gnome-look. One nice thing about this theme release is that… Read More »