Tag Archives: gnome

Administering services on Linux

Notes on administering services (daemons) on Linux. Advertisements

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File associations in Gnome

How to manage file associations in Gnome.

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Deactivating gnome-screenshot

On a default Gnome installation, pressing the Print Screen takes a screenshot. I often press this button by accident, so I prefer to disable this behavior. …

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Tweaking Gnome 2

Although I've been using Linux since 2001, this is the first time I've rolled up my sleeves and seriously tried Gnome, the most popular desktop environment. Bear with me as I discover all those tips and tricks that you Gnome … Continue reading

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Verdi installation notes, mdv2010.1/2

Notes taken during my clean install of Mandriva 2010.1/2.

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Automatically starting an application or script on login

Sometimes you will want to automatically start an application or script when a particular user logs in. For example, I like to have the system monitor gkrellm automatically started and always running. How this is done is environment-specific; here are … Continue reading

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