Welcome to Customize Help! Here you’ll find all the info you need to customize your computer.
Quick Guide to Customizing
- Change the standard Windows theme for a shiny new one! Check out our XP Themes section (see How to Use XP Themes)
- Find a new desktop background from our huge selection of Wallpapers (see How to Use Wallpapers)
- Get some new Icons for your programs and documents (see How to Use Icons)
Linux CustomizationAs linux is such a modular operating system, and largely supported by open-source apps, there are countless ways to accomplish the same goals. Nevertheless, there are still a few very common programs used to alter the look and feel of the desktop. If you see something missing, feel free to add it!
- Metacity: The standard window manager for Gnome, Metacity is a simple, usable window manager. It lacks many of the more advanced features some of the newer Window Managers support, but typically makes up for it with it’s increased speed.
- GTK: The standard gnome widget manager, GTK essentially is responsible for the modification of the aspects of your desktop not controlled by a window manager. This includes buttons, scroll bars, and window interiors.
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