Social Experiment

James Takac p3nndrag0n at
Sat Sep 15 23:50:38 UTC 2007

On Sunday 16 September 2007 02:36:04 NoOp wrote:
> On 09/15/2007 09:10 AM, Alex Janssen wrote:
> > The sales person using this new desktop commented that as long as her
> > apps ran, she did not care what OS was used.  She did ask what happened
> > to the green start button in the lower left corner of the screen.  I
> > told her we got rid of the stupid thing and made a better menu system in
> > the top left.  She was Ok with that.  I also informed her that she now
> > has the coolest screensavers in the office.  She liked leaving them as
> > random rather than choosing one.
> You can fix that. All you need to do is right click on the lower panel,
> click "Add to Panel", scroll down to Utilities, click on "Main Menu",
> click the "Add" button & then "Close". Now right click on the Main Menu
> icon and move it to the lower left of the bottom panel. All of your
> menus will be there, including the Places, System, Quit button, etc.
> Same thing as the windows Start button. Now you can remove the Quit
> button etc from the top panel, or even the entire top panel if you wish.
> I suppose if you wanted to, you could even change the Main Menu icon to
> something else...


Refresh rates can be changed via system -> preferences -> screenresolution as 
well. If you don't have the full range of refresh rates for the monitor 
available you can usually find them in the manual for the monitor and edit 
xorg.conf to incorporate them


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