By default, the Ubuntu System menu icons are rendered invisible. You can toggle them on with this simple command: gconftool-2 –type Boolean –set /desktop/gnome/interface/menus_have_icons True
If you want your most-used applications already opened when you boot up into your Ubuntu box, all you have to do is go to System > Preferences > Startup Applications and in the Options tab check the box next to “Automatically remember running applications when logging out“. Original tip source.
If you miss the LibNotify functionality in Mozilla Thunderbird and want top have it in Ubuntu Jaunty, all you have to do is install this AddOn. Right click here, select Save As, download the extension and install it through Thunderbird. Restart the application and enjoy the new notification system that will pop up whenever you… Read More »
Say you want to write a small shell script that locks up your GNOME desktop at specific intervals. What command would you use?In this case, your best bet would be gnome-screensaver-command —lock This has the same effect as you pushing the Lock Screen button in GNOME. You can forge a small shellscript and use this… Read More »