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Akira Ubuntu
by martineriksen on Mon 3rd Jan 2011 01:09 UTC
martineriksen
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2007-04-12

Running Ubuntu 10.10 on a IBM Thinkpad T43p, with the following desktop:
- Gnome
- 6 virtual desktops
- deskbar for easy access of programs, hence no icon clutter http://projects.gnome.org/deskbar-applet
- guake for an easy access shell, as a supplement for a gnome terminal http://guake.org/
- gnome global-menu to give mac style menus, thereby giving me some extra vertical space http://code.google.com/p/gnome2-globalmenu/

http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/7897/screenshotwux.png

Edit - added the text below

As some might notice, I do not have any applets on the desktop. As I have many windows open while I work, I see no reason as to why I should have something on the desktop I will never see.

Edited 2011-01-03 01:14 UTC

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