How to replace gdm with lightdm on Fedora

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Cinnamon does not work well with gdm. And there is no meaning to use gdm when using Cinnamon. On Fedora, the default one id gdm. How to replace gdm with lightdm on Fedora? First, install lightdm if it is not installed yet: # yum install lightdm lightdm-gtk Then, disable gdm service and make the lightdm
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How to Turn GNOME terminal to a Pop-up Terminal

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A pop-up terminal is great and handy on Linux and similar OS. On KDE, Yakuake is great. On Gnome or GTK, I ever tried Guake. It is quite good. However, it has not been as mature, stable and figure-rich as gnome-terminal. One day, I got this idea: why not using a script/program to manage the
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Configuring Mouse Cursor Style for QT Applications in GNOME / MATE Desktop

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QT and GTK applications use different settings for cursor styles. This makes the mouse cursor styles for QT applications in the GNOME / MATE desktop environment or GTK applications in the KDE desktop environment look different with other programs. In the post [[configuring-mouse-cursor-style-for-gtk-applications-in-kde-desktop]], we talked about how to configure the mouse cursor style for GTK
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Installing and Configuring 32-bit Firefox on 64-bit Linux (Fedora)

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On a x86-64 64 bit Linux system, sometimes we may want to use the 32 bit Firefox, although the support to 64 bit Firefox is getting much better. Just for needed ones, this post introduces how to install 32 bit Firefox on 64 bit Linux (Fedora as the example). Install 32-bit firefox First, install firfox.i686
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Configuring Mouse Cursor Style for GTK Applications in KDE Desktop

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Update on Jan. 7, 2012: The package for the gtk application style setting on KDE 4.7 is kcm-gtk. The command to install this package is: “# yum install kcm-gtk”. One annoying thing when using KDE desktop is that the theme and style of GTK applications differ from KDE’s. The gtk-qt-engine can let us select the
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Gnome2 Style: Shiki Colors+Gnome Colors

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The Linux Gnome style that I like is Shiki-color + Gnome colors icon theme. It looks pretty and professional and it is fast. How to install them: Gtk engine: # yum install gtk-murrine-engine Icon theme: # yum install gnome-colors-icon-theme Theme: Dowload from here: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Shiki-Colors?content=86717 Install it by Appearance Preference -> Install. Configuration: Appearance Preference ->
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Compiz-fusion on Fedora

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1. Install relevant packages #yum install ccsm emerald-themes compizconfig-backend-gconf fusion-icon-gtk emerald compiz-fusion compiz-fusion-gnome libcompizconfig compiz-gnome compiz-bcop compiz compizconfig-python compiz-fusion-extras compiz-fusion-extras-gnome 2. Start compiz-fusion by using command “fusion-icon”. It can be found in “Applications -> system tools -> fusion-icon”. It will be more convenient if “fusion-icon” is added to autostart list by adding a entry in
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