This is a look at the KDE 3.4 Linux desktop environment in VMWare 12. The above screenshot shows the default KDE 3.4 desktop environment on Kubuntu 5.04. This is a very good looking desktop environment. The desktop is very fast indeed. The default Xorg video configuration would not work, so I edited the xorg.xonf to …

Multiwall 7680×2160 pixels wallpaper. https://i.redd.it/mop3bruh706y.jpg. Collection of sci-fi quad monitor wallpapers. These are ideal for a Linux desktop with 4 monitors. [7760×1440] Sci-fi and Landscape – Larger Collection & More user friendly resolution. Collection of high-res, (12764×3590 pixels resolution) panoramic photos. Best quality for multiple monitors. [12764×3590] Here's a few high resolution panoramic images I've …

Useful keyboard shortcuts for the Linux MATE desktop. Ctrl-Shift-N. This is the shortcut that is used in the Caja file manager to create a new folder. The new folder will be highlighted to enable you to type a name. Crtl-Alt-D. Hide all windows and show the desktop. Press this again to bring everything back. Ctrl-Alt-L. …

Some lovely desktop themes for MATE Flat Plat. A nice material design flat theme for Gnome Shell. This is a gorgeous look for your desktop. https://github.com/nana-4/Flat-Plat. Zukimac theme for MATE and Gnome Shell. This is a very nice Macintosh theme for your Linux desktop. Download this theme as a compressed archive here: https://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Zukimac?content=165450. Then extract …

This command will capture a screenshot of the desktop and save it to the home directory. [email protected]:~$ import -window root "$HOME/$(date ‘+%y%m%d_%T’).png"[email protected]:~$ import -window root "$HOME/$(date ‘+%y%m%d_%T’).png" This is how to do this with the scrot utility. [email protected]:~$ scrot Desktop-%H:%M:[email protected]:~$ scrot Desktop-%H:%M:%S-%d-%m.jpg Characters preceded by a ‘%’ are interpreted by strftime(2). See man strftime for …

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The MATE tweak tool allows a Linux Mint MATE user to tweak their desktop. There are a few cool things you can do. Firstly, install this cool application. [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install mate-tweak Now that it is installed, we can begin to tweak our desktop. Turn off desktop icons in Linux …

Some nice wallpapers to improve your desktop. Bern, 3840×2160: https://www.reddit.com/r/wallpapers/comments/4lql1n/bern_3840x2160/. Forest Path. [3840×2160]: https://www.reddit.com/r/wallpapers/comments/4lp77g/forest_path_3840x2160/. Chicago [3840×2400]: https://www.reddit.com/r/wallpapers/comments/4lhiwv/chicago_3840x2400/. Amanita Muscaria [4160×3120]: https://www.reddit.com/r/wallpapers/comments/4l1hij/spring_has_sprung/. The Great Blue Hole [1920×1200]: https://www.reddit.com/r/wallpapers/comments/4kujhu/the_great_blue_hole_1920x1200/. Portland sunrise: https://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/details/4053/portland_sunrise.html. View out the window of the Space Shuttle: https://www.desktoppr.co/wallpapers/726988. Fort Worth gardens: https://www.desktoppr.co/wallpapers/726924. Sewage pond 1440×900: https://4walled.cc/show-102573. Amish buggy on country road: https://4walled.cc/show-467432. Running track …

The Linux desktop has really not changed much in ten years of development. There are the new Gnome Shell and Unity desktops, but simpler alternatives like Gnome flashback are available that emulate the look of the classic two toolbar Gnome desktop environment. This desktop pictured above is the Fedora Core Linux distribution. This is the …

To open a new virtual terminal to enter commands, use the Ctrl-Alt-F2 key combination and enter your username and password. This is a virtual terminal where you can control your system with a distraction free full-screen terminal. There are key combinations to switch between virtual terminals, read more here: http://www.tldp.org/LDP/GNU-Linux-Tools-Summary/html/virtual-terminals.html. To get a version of …

More awesome wallpapers for a Linux or BSD desktop. The wallpapers. Pandora and orbiting spaceship: http://wallpaperswide.com/download/avatar_6-wallpaper-1920×1080.jpg. Astronaut with surfboard on alien planet: http://4walled.cc/src/98/98fad31467a2205977988e458b554821.jpg. Awesome planet wallpaper with a giant superstructure on it: http://4walled.cc/show-1281760. Astronaut having a beer on the Moon: http://4walled.cc/show-1171862. Awesome view of planet Earth and the Milky way galaxy: http://4walled.cc/show-1124548. The sun rising …