Linus Torvalds, Linux’s creator, dislikes the GNOME desktop. There was a big flame war(s) between Linus Torvalds and the GNOME community. At one point he claimed that – “Gnome seems to be developed by interface Nazis and that its developers believe their users are idiots“. And guess what? Who made the switch to Gnome?
Here is a quick tip to kill a crashed Linux / UNIX X desktop system. Many new user do not know this simple tip and end up hitting computer reboot button. Press CTRL + ALT + Backspace to kill GUI and get back to login screen. There are more ways to kill a crashed desktop without restarting your computer.
The Totem Movie Player application is a movie player for the GNOME desktop (default on Ubuntu Linux) based on GStreamer framework and xine library, and enables you to play movies or songs. Various format such as MPEG audio and video (MP3/MPV), Ogg, AVI, ASF, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, and more are supported. Playing of DVD and VCD media is also possible. You can watch Youtube video or listen BBC streams (podcasts) with this player without installing anything else such as Adobe Flash player.
There are three ways to open any file under Gnome Linux / UNIX Desktop. gnome-open is the quickest and easiest way to open any file or url.
This task is really simple, just drag folder and drop to left panel. I was trying to use bookmark (CTRL + D) feature but it never worked for me :(
Conduit is a synchronization software solution for Linux GNOME desktop. With this software you can take your email, files, bookmarks, and any other type of personal information
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