Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Desktop Freeware Utilities :

1. add useful widgets : gdesklets
2. change desktop wallpaper automatically : wallpaper-tray
3. display a calendar : gnome clock
4. display weather information : weather report applet
5. hide/bring back all the icons on the desktop : gnome show desktop
6. launch applications : gnome menu
7. launch applications quickly (icons) : gnome application launcher
8. launch applications with shortcut names : deskbar applet
9. make application windows transparent : XGL/AIXGL with compiz
10. multiple desktops and switch between them : workspace switcher
11. synch computer clock to exact time : ntpd
12. write sticky (post-it) notes on the desktop : sticky note applet

This is a list of tools that are available in, at least, Ubuntu 6.10 (Edge Eft).

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