Adding Custom Icons and Disabling Desktop Icons In Gnome

A few of us were discussing minimal desktop environments the other day and I was reminded of the olden days when I used XFCE.  I really liked the clean interface which did not display any desktop icons by default.  Looking back on that I was reminded that it is an option available in Gnome as well, so here is how to do it.

Best Greasemonkey and Stylish scripts

Best Greasemonkey and Stylish scripts (both are Firefox extensions).

Creating Custom Ubuntu Live-CD With Remastersys

Remastersys is a tool that can be used to do 2 things with an existing Klikit or Ubuntu or derivative installation.It can make a full system backup including personal data to a live cd or dvd that you can use anywhere and install. It can make a distributable copy you can share with friends. This will not have any of your personal user data in it.

Excellent Ubuntu Live CD Customization How-to

This a great how-to that gives you step by step instructions on how to create a custom Ubuntu live disc (of any flavour). The artical is a bit old (it refers to a flight cd for dapper) but the method is still the same for the latest release.

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