Global shortcut, I believe some of you didn’t know what it is. It is equal to keyboard shortcut in applications. What make it different is, in normal shortcut, you have to have an active applications. In other word, that particular application need to be on focus. While global shortcut doesn’t need to be on focus. It can be in minimized state or even hidden from current desktop. Because, global shortcut work by hooking up to system’s message (CMIIW here).
Directory notes, is a little hidden feature of nautilus. Using it, you will be able to write down a note about anything you want to write in particular directory. To access it, all you have to do is:
If you follow this blog, you should know that I had already posted an entry about this topic, but for gnome desktop. Continue reading “Show/Hide Desktop Icons in XFCE”
From time to time, there are people who had a bad time where they meet bug which cause gnome panels (bars at top and bottom of the desktop which hold tray icon, start menu, and task bar) to disappeared. Most of them didn’t know what is going on and how to recover it. Well, there is one simple solution to do it. Just launch Application Run by typing
[ALT]+[F2] then type
gnome-panel in it and hit
[ENTER] or Run button. There, your gnome panels is back.
I like things on my laptop to be simple and easily accessible. From time to time, I download stuffs. Some tutorial files, new products to test, deb updates, and several other random stuffs. Most of the time, I just throws this trashes to my desktop to make me easily remember that I have this particular stuff to work with. The other stuffs I throw to my desktop is, ebooks. Most of it is references and cheat-sheet.
I got a case where I need to switch between different terminal font-size in many times a day. So, a profile in gnome-terminal is helping me very much. Here how you create a new profile in gnome-terminal:
- Fire up your gnome-terminal!
- Goto Edit » Profiles…
- Click on New and fill in your profile name. Then, select which profile you want to be as base of your new profile.
- Click Create.
- A new window will appear where you will be able to customize this new profile to your need.
- Save it! by clicking on Close.
- Now, you can use this new profile by going to menu Terminal » Change Profile » select which profile you want to use.
If you are frequent reader in this blog, you may know that I’m an amarok user. You may ask, why a gnome user use amarok as it’s music player. Well, up until now (or yesterday to be exact) I don’t find a good and intuitive UI that match my need. All player that I tried either have too much feature that make it’s UI very complicated or it doesn’t have a good way to manage play-list the way I want. While the other have GUI that use skin that I don’t feel comfortable using it. Yeah, I’m talking about xmms and the like of it.
Ingin mengukur pixel suatu object dilayar? bisa screen-shoot, layar web, gambar desain, dll. Dulu, saat masih pakai KDE saya pakai Kruler. Setelah pindah ke Gnome juga tetap pakai KRuler. Alasannya, saat itu tidak menemukan aplikasi yang sama yang jalan di gnome. Nah, pagi ini, saat sedang mengerjakan sesuatu dan membutuhkan penggaris, sedangkan system baru di install ulang, jadi cari-cari dulu deh di synaptic. Ternyata di repositori ada aplikasi bernama screenruler.
Sama seperti KRuler, screenruler juga bisa menggaris dengan oriantasi vertikal maupun horizontal. Selain itu juga bisa mengukur dengan mode pixel, centimeter, inci, pica, point, dan persentase. Untuk mode persentase, yang dipaka sebagai patokan adalah panjang dari penggaris / screenruler itu sendiri.
One member of id-ubuntu mailing list asked a question, “How to recover a lost minimized window in gnome?”. If you have the same problem, here’s how to recover it:
- Right click on an empty space on your top panel. (It’s where Applications, Places, System, and Tray Icon reside)
Add to Panel...
- Add to Panel window will shown. Here, find
- Drag it and drop to your bottom panel (where
show desktopicon reside).
- To adjust it’s placement, just press
Window Listhandler and move it until you satisfy it’s placement.