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In Gnome we will use jmtpfs for mounting, which will do most of the jobs. So we no need to use mtpfs or install its libs. Download jmtpfs for your OS from here: http://software.opensuse.org/package/jmtpfs?search_term=jmtpfs After downloading click on the downloaded rpm file and it will automatically install it for you. After installation let’s mount the […]

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openSUSE 12.2 by default have Gnome 3.4.2, but there are repos available for 3.6.x to upgrade to. As Gnome3 is improving slowly, it was a nice upgrade from 3.4 with many new and nice features. In this article i will share a few screen shots from my current desktop. Before that let me share my […]

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Gnome-Do is quite useful tool for a person who like to use keyboard over mouse. Let’s try it, shall we? Open terminal, become root by su – , now type: zypper in gnome-do Now let’s add it to startup apps, Alt+F2 and type gnome-session-properties. Check the box for Gnome-Do. I am doing this because it’s […]

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By default Gnome screen saver is a black screen and a very annoying one trust me. Most of it’s functions will not work like goes to sleep mode every 1 or 2 minutes. Yes, i did modify it to my best but at the end i give up on it and installed xscreensaver. If you […]

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I will not go to any details what conky is, but in short “Conky is a program which can display arbitrary information”. Read more about conky here. In this specific article i will show you how to install conky and use different themes to customize it in openSUSE 12.2 Gnome 3.6. You can try it […]

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Gnome 3.6.x is awesome desktop, it improved quite a lot and more mature than it’s previous versions. This article is about Gnome 3.6.1 on openUSE 12.2. The default icon set by Gnome is ugly[for me at least]. So 1st thing i need to do is change icons. Gnome tweak tool is a handy app to […]

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