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9<title>The Xfce Configuration Guide</title> 9<title>The Xfce Configuration Guide</title>
10 10
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail> 12 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14 14
15<abstract> 15<abstract>
16This guide provides an extensive introduction to Xfce, a fast, lightweight, 16This guide provides an extensive introduction to Xfce, a fast, lightweight,
17full-featured desktop environment. 17full-featured desktop environment.
18</abstract> 18</abstract>
19 19
20<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 20<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
22<license/> 22<license/>
23 23
24<version>1.0</version> 24<version>1.1</version>
25<date>2007-01-12</date> 25<date>2007-01-26</date>
26 26
27<chapter> 27<chapter>
28<title>Introduction</title> 28<title>Introduction</title>
29<section> 29<section>
30<title>The Xfce desktop environment</title> 30<title>The Xfce desktop environment</title>
31<body> 31<body>
32 32
33<p> 33<p>
34<uri link="http://www.xfce.org">Xfce</uri> is a fast, lightweight desktop 34<uri link="http://www.xfce.org">Xfce</uri> is a fast, lightweight desktop
35environment for Unix-like operating systems. It is designed for productivity, 35environment for Unix-like operating systems. It is designed for productivity,
36and is quite configurable while still adhering to the <uri 36and is quite configurable while still adhering to the <uri
37link="http://www.freedesktop.org">Freedesktop</uri> specifications. 37link="http://www.freedesktop.org">Freedesktop</uri> specifications.
38</p> 38</p>
39 39
40<p> 40<p>
464</section> 464</section>
465<section> 465<section>
466<title>Beautifying your desktop</title> 466<title>Beautifying your desktop</title>
467<body> 467<body>
468 468
469<p> 469<p>
470A little customization of your desktop's appearance can go a long way. Xfce has 470A little customization of your desktop's appearance can go a long way. Xfce has
471all the options you'd expect from a modern desktop environment, font 471all the options you'd expect from a modern desktop environment, font
472antialiasing settings, color schemes, dozens of window decorations, themes, and 472antialiasing settings, color schemes, dozens of window decorations, themes, and
473more. If these aren't enough, it's easy to install third-party themes, icon 473more. If these aren't enough, it's easy to install third-party themes, icon
474sets, mouse cursor themes, and wallpapers. 474sets, mouse cursor themes, and wallpapers.
475</p> 475</p>
476 476
477<p> 477<p>
478A selection of nice Gentoo wallpapers in a variety of resolutions are hosted on 478A selection of nice Gentoo wallpapers in a variety of resolutions are hosted on
479the <uri link="http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/graphics.xml">Gentoo website</uri>. 479the <uri link="/main/en/graphics.xml">Gentoo website</uri>. If you're looking
480If you're looking for icon sets and complete Xfce themes, <uri 480for icon sets and complete Xfce themes, <uri
481link="http://www.xfce-look.org/">Xfce-Look</uri> has a huge collection. The 481link="http://www.xfce-look.org/">Xfce-Look</uri> has a huge collection. The
482important thing to remember about any third-party eyecandy you download is that 482important thing to remember about any third-party eyecandy you download is that
483it will usually first need to be unpacked and then installed to the proper 483it will usually first need to be unpacked and then installed to the proper
484directory. Icon sets go in <path>/usr/share/icons/</path>, and themes go to 484directory. Icon sets go in <path>/usr/share/icons/</path>, and themes go to
485<path>/usr/share/themes/</path>. 485<path>/usr/share/themes/</path>; use these directories when you want all users
486to be able to access themes and icon sets. Individual users can install themes
487and icon sets to <path>~/.themes/</path> and <path>~/.icons/</path>.
486</p> 488</p>
487 489
488<p> 490<p>
489If you installed GDM as your display manager, take a look at the many GDM themes 491If you installed GDM as your display manager, take a look at the many GDM themes
490available on <uri link="http://www.gnome-look.org">Gnome-Look</uri>. To install 492available on <uri link="http://www.gnome-look.org">Gnome-Look</uri>. To install
491them, you can either unpack and move them to 493them, you can either unpack and move them to
492<path>/usr/share/gdm/themes/</path> on the command line, or you can run 494<path>/usr/share/gdm/themes/</path> on the command line, or you can run
493<c>gdmsetup</c> as <b>root</b> and drag'n'drop the archive into the GDM window. 495<c>gdmsetup</c> as <b>root</b> and drag'n'drop the archive into the GDM window.
494There are some <uri 496There are some <uri
495link="http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=45575">very nice</uri> 497link="http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=45575">very nice</uri>
496Gentoo <uri 498Gentoo <uri
497link="http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=20071">themes</uri> 499link="http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=20071">themes</uri>
498available. 500available.
499</p> 501</p>
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