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Looking bad desktop.

GNOME - Jan 22 2011
Question:Guys i know you are a good designers and your graphics ability is great. i see your desktops in screen shots areas you are really great. but here is my simple Desktop screen shots. i want it to improved very improved. my pc seen by different peoples every day. I cant use Awant manager, docky because my graphics card is very low.
even in system->preferences->appearance i use visual effects in (none:Provide simple desktop environment without any effect).
if i select second option my pc gone held after 1 minute or less. and awn manger require minimum appearance 2nd visual effect option. so
My question is how i make my desktop beautiful. suggest me themes, softwares etc. i asked this question to an forum then i got conky and embeded terminal with background. its look pretty nice.
your suggestion is great work for me. Help me.

Looking bad desktop.  

Answer:try installing docky :)
Then install ubuntu-tweaks, and under window-manager select "use metacity's compositing feature"

I have got it to work great on a 10+ year-old computer, so this should work for you too :)

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 i guess...

 by Padster on: Jan 24 2011
Score 50%

...the best thing you could do is look for a theme that you really like. you could also try out screenlets, and see if you like them at all.


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 by jager on: May 1 2011
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google / hwops

GNOME is not the only window manager one can run on Ubuntu. I am a fan of KDE (you might consider trying it, too!), but enlightenment is very fast (much faster than GNOME) very beautiful, and looks different enough to turn heads and start conversations. Apologies if you were looking only for GNOME specific suggestions, but a quick Google image search for "enlightenment screenshots" finds amazing and gorgeous configurations that can be run on everything from cellphones to desktop computers. You might look into some of the other alternative window managers, too. :)

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