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New Desktop Screenshot Thread
Hamish commented on 1 May 2013 at 6:52 pm UTC

So here is my desktop screenshot for May:
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The one on the second screen is the new wallpaper for Fedora 19, which I happened to take a shining to. Following that theme, I also made my primary monitor use the default Fedora 18 wallpaper. Never-mind the fact I am using Arch now.

I also now have a Doom 3 icon on my desktop as I finally got dhewm3 built from the AUR, and as you can see I still can not run Desurium as I am still encountering issues with it and Boost 1.53.0 unfortunately. My system tray looks so empty without it.

liamdawe commented on 8 May 2013 at 3:36 pm UTC

My may desktop, Ubuntu 13.04 + Cinnamon + Docky

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sobkas commented on 18 May 2013 at 3:40 pm UTC

I don't understand why people are so fussy about Gnome Shell. It looks so good and sleek:

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Background you can download here

Hamish commented on 18 May 2013 at 4:35 pm UTC

Gnome Shell I highly favour on a laptop. I still prefer Xfce on the desktop though due to it being more flexible when it comes to different hardware/screen configurations.

Hamish commented on 3 June 2013 at 1:01 am UTC

And here comes June:
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An old favourite wallpaper to go with the old favourite window border I recently ported from Metacity to XFWM:
http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php?content=158793

As for the second screen, I picked it as I thought the shorter, squatter penguin was an appropriate image to display on my shorter, squatter second monitor.

And in other news, Jedi Knight source ports just recently hit the AUR.

Hamish commented on 8 June 2013 at 5:43 pm UTC

While I would normally wait until the next month to share this, soon after posting I had something of a revelation about what to do about the icons on my second screen. Since Xfce does not give me the option of turning them off, why don't I just cover them up with, say, a properly configured Conky display?
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The trick is to set Conky into desktop overlay mode so that it properly takes all mouse and keyboard events. For those who would like to see it, here is my (still work in progress) conky config:

Quote# .conkyrc
# Created by Hamish Paul Wilson based on the work of Craig Watson

# --- Window Layout & Options --- #
own_window yes
own_window_transparent yes
own_window_type desktop
own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager
double_buffer yes
use_spacer left
use_xft yes
alignment top_left
gap_x 10
gap_y 40

# --- Colours, Sizes, Fonts & Margins --- #
update_interval 1.0
maximum_width 1024
stippled_borders 3
border_width 1024
default_color green

# --- Text --- #
draw_outline no
draw_borders no
font Monospace:size=10:weight=bold
uppercase no
draw_shades yes

TEXT
${color orange}SYSTEM INFORMATION ${hr 2}$color
${color white}${time %c}
${color white}Machine$color $nodename ${alignr}${color white}Uptime$color $uptime
${color white}Kernel$color $kernel ${alignr}${color white}Graphics$color Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV730

${color orange}CPU ${hr 2}$color
${font Arial:bold:size=10}${color #ff9999}${execi 99999 cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep "model name" -m1 | cut -d":" -f2 | cut -d" " -f2- | sed 's#Processor ##'}$font$color
${color white}Freq:$color ${execi 20 sensors |grep "Core0 Temp" | cut -d" " -f4}$font$color$alignr${freq_g 2}GHz ${color #c0ff3e}${execi 20 sensors |grep "Core1 Temp" | cut -d" " -f4}  $color${alignr}${color white}Processes:$color $running_processes/$processes
CPU1: ${cpu cpu0}% ${cpubar cpu0} $color
CPU2: ${cpu cpu1}% ${cpubar cpu1} $color
CPU3: ${cpu cpu1}% ${cpubar cpu1} $color
CPU4: ${cpu cpu1}% ${cpubar cpu1} $color

${color orange}TOP 5 PROCESSES ${hr 2}$color
${color #ff9999}NAME               PID      CPU      MEM
${color #ffff99}1. ${top name 1}${top pid 1}   ${top cpu 1}   ${top mem 1}$color
2. ${top name 2}${top pid 2}   ${top cpu 2}   ${top mem 2}
3. ${top name 3}${top pid 3}   ${top cpu 3}   ${top mem 3}
4. ${top name 4}${top pid 4}   ${top cpu 4}   ${top mem 4}
5. ${top name 5}${top pid 5}   ${top cpu 5}   ${top mem 5}

${color orange}MEMORY & SWAP ${hr 2}$color
${color white}RAM$color   $memperc%   ${membar 6}$color
${color white}Swap$color  $swapperc%   ${swapbar 6}$color

${color orange}FILE SYSTEMS - FREE SPACE ${hr 2}$color
${color white}Root$color  ${fs_free_perc /}%$alignr${fs_free /}/ ${fs_size /}
${fs_bar 3 /}$color
${color white}Home$color  ${fs_free_perc /home/hamish}%$alignr${fs_free /home/hamish}/ ${fs_size /home/hamish}
${fs_bar 3 /}$color

${color orange}ETHERNET (${addr enp2s0}) ${hr 2}$color
${color white}Down:$color  ${downspeed enp2s0} KB/s${alignr}${color white}Up:$color ${upspeed p2p1} KB/s
${downspeedgraph enp2s0 25,120 000000 00ff00} ${alignr}${upspeedgraph enp2s0 25,120 000000 ff0000}$color

${color orange}TEMPERATURE ${hr 2}$color
${color white}CPU$color
${exec sensors k10temp-pci-00c3|grep +}
${color white}GPU$color
${exec sensors radeon-pci-0100|grep +}

${color white}HDD$color
temp1:        +${exec hddtemp /dev/sda -n --unit=C}.0°C

I also made some slight tweaks to my top panel, replacing the Epiphany launcher I never use with FileZilla and removing some of the statistical readouts that are now better displayed on my second head.

Hamish commented on 15 July 2013 at 10:24 pm UTC

Well, until I get my main machine back up with my new hard drive I am stuck on our old Dell Latitude D600 Laptop which is still running Fedora 15:

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In the end it is a good thing I posted my conky config here though; it was one of the few files I was not able to recover from the old drive before it died

n30p1r4t3 commented on 15 August 2013 at 8:32 pm UTC

My Desktop:


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It perfectly matches my brushed aluminium looking case.

rick01457 commented on 1 September 2013 at 6:23 pm UTC

Here's my desktop:
image
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This is my minimalist manjaro look.

realitydroid commented on 17 September 2013 at 8:02 pm UTC

Here's me.

SolydK 64bit.

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http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/1623/74xl.png


And, of course, I changed my background just now. lol

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http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/7720/tqe3.png

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