deskTOPia 3D Tools for the DesktopJan 31, 2005
Command line programs do what they are supposed to do but in a very
unspectacular way. If you prefer a more sophisticated look and feel,you’ll find
a 3D alternative for almost every task.This article examines some of the most
interesting 3D tools for the desktop.more »
GFTP File Transfer with the Versatile GFTPJan 31, 2005
Whether you like your file transfers with a GUI or from a command prompt,
GFTP has the right tool for every job.The GFTP client also supports advanced
features such as secure file transfer with SSH.more »
KTools Ktools: SuperkarambaJan 31, 2005
SuperKaramba is always a pretty sight,with a collection of themes that
allow users to give their desktops that personal touch.more »
Display Managers KDM and GDM Configuring KDM and GDMDec 31, 2004
Both KDE and GNOME have display
managers.We’ll look at the features
offered by KDM and GDM,and we’ll
examine how to configure a display
manager for your Linux system.more »
deskTOPia Setting up SuxPanelDec 31, 2004
Even the smallest desktop has room
for a panel. If your choice of a window
manager does not support a suitable
panel alternative,you can always add
a panel like SuxPanel. Suxpanel provides
many useful features for the
desktop,and it even it even supports
KTools Mouse gestures and keyboard shortcuts with KHotKeysDec 31, 2004
Mouse gestures and keyboard shortcuts
add speed and simplicity to PC
operations. Mouse gestures used to
be the domain of Opera and Mozilla
users,but KHotKeys now brings them
to Konqueror for users of KDE 3.2 or
newer.You can even launch non-KDE
programs with KHotKeys.more »
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