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eric489
June 24th, 2008, 05:20 PM
Hi !

Since I'm new to linux and wanna configure it a bit, I had a question for you.

You do I install desklets ( desktop gadgets ) on linux ?

I downloaded the tar.gz file, from here http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/SlideshowPlus+Screenlet?content=69519

but then ?

Any help ?

eric489
June 24th, 2008, 05:29 PM
And by the way, how do i install xmms once i downloaded it from the website ?

It's there, as a tar.gz file on my desktop, but what now ?

S1xp4ck
June 24th, 2008, 05:46 PM
Hi !

Since I'm new to linux and wanna configure it a bit, I had a question for you.

You do I install desklets ( desktop gadgets ) on linux ?

I downloaded the tar.gz file, from here http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/SlideshowPlus+Screenlet?content=69519

but then ?

Any help ?


This appears to be an add on for the Screenlets application not gdesklets. The easiest way to install screenlets is through your Synaptic Package Manager (System/Administration/Synaptic Package Manager). Once installed open the Screenets Manager and drag and drop your tar.gz file tothe manager and it should install.

S1xp4ck
June 24th, 2008, 05:47 PM
And by the way, how do i install xmms once i downloaded it from the website ?

It's there, as a tar.gz file on my desktop, but what now ?


Again much easier to install XMMS2 through Synaptic.. Just do a search for XMMS2 and install.

sam_delta
June 24th, 2008, 05:49 PM
use add/remove to install things.

go into applications add/remove, select on the top "all available applications" and search for the application you want.

for desklets, you will need to install a aplication called "gdesklets"

sam

sam_delta
June 24th, 2008, 05:53 PM
And by the way, how do i install xmms once i downloaded it from the website ?

It's there, as a tar.gz file on my desktop, but what now ?
you dont need to download anything, almost everything you will want will be in ubuntu repositories,

go into applications>add/remove then on the top, selecd show "all available applications" then search for xmms and check box it, then click on apply, it will automaticly install

sam