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Install Create Background Slideshow (CreBS) On Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat"

 

The GNOME desktop is able to use a sequence of images for its background wallpaper, changing them automatically over time, but does not include an interface for specifying which images should constitute such a slideshow. Create Background Slideshow (CreBS) is a small Python/GTK application that provides such an interface, saving users from having to manually edit XML files.

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Howto Make And Restore A Backup Using Evolution Mail

 

Here is a guide to make and restore a backup using Evolution mail. I installed Ubuntu 10.10 Beta on my laptop and needed to setup all my email accounts again, i use more then one email address and didn't want to add them one by one. So i decided to make a backup from Evolution mail on my pc and to restore the backup on my laptop.

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Remove The Floppy Drive From Places Menu Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat"

 

After installing Ubuntu 10.10 (Beta) on my test system i noticed that all the sudden i have a floppy drive on my system. It seems that when installing Ubuntu 10.10 a floppy drive gets installed, whether you have the physical drive attached or not....

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Install extra plymouth themes Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx"

Here is a guide to install extra plymouth themes from your Synaptic Package Manager. The following plymouth themes can be installed: fade-in, glow, script, solar, spinfinity, text and ubuntu-logo (default plymouth theme)

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Nautilus scripts

A nautilus script is just an executable shell script (usually bash) that is placed in a special scripts directory so that the Nautilus graphical shell can find it. This is a really neat function of Nautilus, because it allows you to extend the functionality of the file browser to do just about anything.

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Install XScreensaver for extra screensavers Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx"

XScreenSaver is a modular screen saver and locker for X11 containing more than 200 screen savers. This package contains a small selection of 3D (OpenGL) screen saver modules from the xscreensaver collection. This package is used by both xscreensaver and gnome-screensaver.

 

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How to fix a big, blurry and ugly logo at startup/shutdown Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx"

If you are having problems with an big, blurry and ugly Ubuntu logo at startup or shutdown follow these steps to fix the problem, these steps will change the screen resolution to 1280x1024.

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How to enable a second monitor NVIDIA

Here is a manual to enable a second monitor on Ubuntu using an NVIDIA video card. First you need to check if you have the NVIDIA drivers installed, go to System -> Administration -> Hardware Drivers. If the NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver is not installed select it and click on the Install button. When the driver is installed you need to reboot your system.

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a-desk, a script to use video files as a wallpaper

 

a-desk is a script to use video files as a wallpaper.
To use this script you need to have Zenity, Mplayer, unrar and rar installed on your system.

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Change Ubuntu 10.04 WM buttons to 9.10 placement/order with Ubuntu Tweak

If you are looking for a way to change the WM buttons from the left to the right side..... This can be done with Ubuntu Tweak

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