Design

The Growing Ubuntu Desktop

We’ve seen some relatively sparse desktops in recent weeks. This week’s featured desktop, a Ubuntu system from Lifehacker reader technofhile, goes in the other direction with a wealth of useful information at the bottom of the screen.

You don’t have to be using Ubuntu to get the same look on your Linux desktop. Here’s what you need:

Technofhile notes: “You could mention in your post that since this xfce is used as a Desktop, Thunar (the File manager) mounts drives as /media/username/drive instead of /media/drive as in Nautilus (Ubuntu’s File manager). Thus users may have to change path in the second conky file.” Keep that in mind if you plan to use the configs yourself.