By: chabowski

February 20, 2017 5:42 am


New Desktop Selection Screen in openSUSE Installer

The following article has been contributed by the SUSE YaST Team and edited by Ancor González Sosa, Software Engineer and member of the YaST team.     The world of Linux desktop environments changes relatively quick, with new options popping up and some projects being abandoned. Thanks to the openSUSE’s community of packagers we have a […]

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By: mikewillis

November 14, 2014 4:24 pm


Customizing the appearance of GDM in SLED 12

SLED 12 ships with GNOME 3.10 which means GDM 3. GDM 3 provides very little scope for customising how it looks. In this article I’ll describe some pros and cons of the officially provided ways of customising GDM 3 and how you can go further customising by hacking. Testing changes will require you to repeatedly […]

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By: nkuneng

November 21, 2013 11:15 am


Alacarte 3.7.90-1.2 (Gnome menu editor) , Unable to add new menu items [Fixed]

I switched repositories for my Gnome installation to the LATEST STABLE GNOME 3.8. After updating to Gnome 3.8, I was then unable to edit my Gnome menu via the alacarte program/script. I then decided to query the forums, and found a link to this one here…

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By: susethailand

October 14, 2009 4:42 pm


Performance Scripting for GNOME Desktop

This shell script optimizes some of the Gnome configuration options for simplicity and performance.

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By: mikewillis

September 22, 2009 3:09 pm


Hacking on the Slab

The Slab, aka GNOME Main Menu, ( and its associated [no-glossary]Application Browser[/no-glossary] and Control Centre have some good points and some bad points. This article describes tips for customisation, the aspects I dislike and what I have done about them. It is largely written with a view to a scenario where the users of a SLED 11 machine do not have root.

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By: mikewillis

June 11, 2009 2:14 pm


How to Make GNOME Desktop Effects Disabled by Default

By default, SLED 11 will enable Desktop Effects in GNOME if it considers the hardware to be capable of supporting them. This article describes how to prevent GNOME from enabling Desktop Effects by default, whilst still allowing users to enable them if they wish to do so.

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By: battala

January 29, 2009 10:00 am


How to Organize the Windows in SUSE on a GNOME Desktop

This article explains how to organize all your open windows, how to switch between them, and how to make the working environment easier…

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