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Barney T.    2,110

GNU / Linux October 2013 Desktops - Posting Guidelines

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Themes: Name/where you got it (with link would be nice).

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ncc50446    71

Not a lot has changed since last month..Same wallpaper at the moment. I need to get my networking properly...For some reason, this laptop can't see my Debian server, yet my two Windows computers can...And it has all my wallpapers lol

But updated to Jessie, and the 3.11.2 kernel. First time I've compiled a kernel.

Also using the new Haggis Stats 2.0 program, works good :)

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CyberManifest    25

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Temporary Weather & News, till I figure out conky.

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+Majesticmerc    871

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Arch Linux x64

XFCE 4.10

Theme: Zukitwo

Wallpaper: Taken from here

Icons: Faelementary

UI Font: Droid Sans

The wallpaper actually spans two monitors, but I've modified the wallpaper to compensate for the screen bezel and differing resolutions so it looks crap as a screenshot, therefore I'm only showing my main monitor.

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guitmz    103

Arch + Gnome 3.10 on my new Asus utrabook

 

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Karl L.    275

Not a whole lot has changed on my desktop since the last time I posted in one of these threads, other than my desktop background and the new Icedove and Minecraft icons pinned to my top panel that is. My desktop background comes from the Autumn 2013 theme posted here. In case anyone is interested, I posted my script for extracting and sanitizing backgrounds from "Windows 8 Desktop Themepacks" below.
 
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#!/bin/bash

ARCHIVE_MANAGER_EXEC='file-roller'
EXTRACT_DIRECTORY='deskthemes'
DESKTOP_BACKGROUND_DIRECTORY="$EXTRACT_DIRECTORY/DesktopBackground"

which $ARCHIVE_MANAGER_EXEC 1>/dev/null 2>&1
if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
    ARCHIVE_MANAGER_EXEC=engrampa
    
    which $ARCHIVE_MANAGER_EXEC 1>/dev/null 2>&1
    if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
        echo "ERROR: Archive manager is not installed!" 1>&2
        exit 1
    fi
fi

if [ -e $EXTRACT_DIRECTORY ]; then
    echo "Deleting: $EXTRACT_DIRECTORY"
    rm -rf $EXTRACT_DIRECTORY
fi

for file in *.deskthemepack; do
    echo "Extracting: $file"
    $ARCHIVE_MANAGER_EXEC --extract-to=$EXTRACT_DIRECTORY --force "$file"
done

if [ ! -d $DESKTOP_BACKGROUND_DIRECTORY ]; then
    echo "ERROR: Directory \"$DESKTOP_BACKGROUND_DIRECTORY\" does not exist!" 1>&2
    exit 2
fi

for file in $DESKTOP_BACKGROUND_DIRECTORY/*.*; do
    new_file="$file"
    
    echo "$new_file" | grep -Eqs '\.[jJ][pP][eE]{0,1}[gG]$'
    if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
        echo "$new_file" | grep -qs '\.jpg$'
        if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
            new_file="$(echo $new_file | awk 'BEGIN {FS="."} {for (i=1;i<NF;i++) {printf $i"."}; print "";}')jpg"
        fi
    fi
    
    echo "$new_file" | grep -Eqs '[0-9]+\s*x\s*[0-9]+'
    if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
        new_file="$(echo "$new_file" | awk 'BEGIN {FS="_*[0-9]+\s*x\s*[0-9]+"} {for (i=1;i<=NF;i++) {printf $i}; print ""}')"
    fi
    
    if [ "x$file" = "x$new_file" ]; then
        echo "TOUCHING: $file"
    else
        echo "MOVING: $file $new_file"
        mv "$file" "$new_file"
    fi
    touch "$new_file"
done

exit 0

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Gerowen    1,116

Playing around with the "Numix" theme.  I like it for the most part.  I got it from their PPA, as found on their website: http://numixproject.org/

 

Clean

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Dirty

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Yorak    416

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cork1958    1,073

Simplicity, in all it's beauty! :)

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CyberManifest    25

Changed mine up a bit; finally got it looking a little like I wanted it.

 

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CyberManifest    25

Forgot the Music...

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CyberManifest    25

And Dirty...

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nabz0r    136

Keuka, nice ones. Can you share the name of theme and how you done that? PM me if you want. :)

 

Edit: Never mind, I figured out conky manager, but I still want to know your theme. 

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+Majesticmerc    871

Keuka, nice ones. Can you share the name of theme and how you done that? PM me if you want. :)

 

Edit: Never mind, I figured out conky manager, but I still want to know your theme.

It's the default elementary theme. There's a download here that should get the same results for you (assuming Gnome or XFCE). Don't know what the icons are though, they look pretty good with the theme though :).

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CyberManifest    25

It's the default elementary theme. There's a download here that should get the same results for you (assuming Gnome or XFCE). Don't know what the icons are though, they look pretty good with the theme though :).

 

http://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1180735-guide-to-make-elementary-os-look-like-xenzen-configuration/

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nabz0r    136

Thanks! :)

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+simonlang    530

i went for something a little brighter this time :)

 

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CyberManifest    25

i went for something a little brighter this time :)

 

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Is that clock a conky theme? If not what is it and where can I get it?

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+simonlang    530

Is that clock a conky theme? If not what is it and where can I get it?

 

yeh its a conky theme. dunno how it was called :/

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f0rk_b0mb    698

OpenSUSE 12.3. Really been enjoying it! Can't Wait for 13.1 to polish it up! The only annoying things I have experienced has to do with Steam.

 

 

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Grunt    107

Nothing fancy. Just starting up with #! and really loving it on the laptop.

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+Majesticmerc    871

Nothing fancy. Just starting up with #! and really loving it on the laptop.

What Desktop environment are you using?

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Grunt    107

#! comes with Openbox. Very lightweight.

Wallpaper: --here--

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