Archive for March, 2010

Relocating windows buttons in Ubuntu themes

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Much has been discussed recently over the location of windows buttons [ Maximize, Minimize, Close. etc ] in the upcoming release of Ubuntu Lucid [10.04].

Two school of thoughts in argument over if Ubuntu should look more like “Windows” or should it emulate the “Mac” when it comes to the window buttons placement…

At SGLNX, we shall quell this rhetorical debate….. by letting the users decide what to put on the top-left or the top-right for every window in Ubuntu. The solution is actually simple and a no-brainer.


Running Linux on laptops not battery efficient? Check again!

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

On most distros installations, there is a package “laptop-mode” tools included.

The package is meant to ensure power saving features on laptops.