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Special Forums UNIX and Linux Applications desktop apperances Post 302256381 by ksnovice on Sunday 9th of November 2008 05:10:22 PM
Old 11-09-2008
Tools desktop apperances

i want to change my desktop to a darker look been to gnomelook.org and ubuntulook.org even deviant art but seem not able to find anything i like is there anybody out there that might be able to steer me into the right direction ?
i know about how gtk works browsed what is available out there but couldn't find anything i liked Smilie
im running ubuntu using a gnome desktop setup.
 
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gnome-background-properties(1)					   User Commands				    gnome-background-properties(1)

NAME
gnome-background-properties - customize your desktop background SYNOPSIS
gnome-background-properties [gnome-std-options] DESCRIPTION
The Background preferences tool allows you to customize the desktop background. The desktop background is the part of the desktop where there are no interface graphical items, such as panels and windows. The desktop background is always beneath the other interface items. You can customize the desktop background in the following ways: o Select an image to display on the desktop background. The image is superimposed on the desktop background color. The desktop back- ground color is visible if you select a transparent image or if the image does not cover the entire desktop background. o Select a color for the desktop background. You can select a solid color, or create a gradient effect with two colors. A gradient effect is a visual effect where one color blends gradually into another color. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: gnome-std-optionStandard options available for use with most GNOME applications. See gnome-std-options(5). EXAMPLES
Example 1: Launching the background preference tool example% gnome-background-properties EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/gnome-backgrounExecutableefor Background preferences tool ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+------------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+------------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-desktop-preferences | +-----------------------------+------------------------------+ |Interface stability |External | +-----------------------------+------------------------------+ SEE ALSO
Preference Tools Manual Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform. gnome-control-center(1), gnome-std-options(5) NOTES
Written by Glynn Foster, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003. SunOS 5.10 2 Oct 2003 gnome-background-properties(1)

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