Restoring the old gnome desktop

rikona rikona at
Sun Apr 29 22:45:03 UTC 2012

Sunday, April 29, 2012, 9:53:15 AM, Liam wrote:

> On 28 April 2012 22:13, rikona <rikona at> wrote:
>> Saturday, April 28, 2012, 10:25:59 AM, Liam wrote:
>>> I advise you to read up on Unity, install one of the wallpapers that
>>> reminds you what the keystrokes and techniques are, and give it a few
>>> weeks.
>> Interesting thought. Can one set up a 'slide show' of several of
>> these? Might be a good way to get introduced. If you have any specific
>> URLs that do this, I'd like to give it a try when I give 12.04 a
>> trial...

> This one is possibly a bit old but I think all the keystrokes still are valid:

>> And, if the setup is not completely evident, it might be good to say
>> how to do it. :-)

> I never worked out how to do cycling wallpapers in GNOME. I used to
> find that there was one preset "bundle" that it would cycle through,
> but I couldn't find any more...

Thanks for the info! If you find out any more, please post it.

Hospitals now have hundreds of 'rolling computers' - their 'screen
savers' show lots of technical stuff for the staff, ranging from
simple 'wash hands' to moderately elaborate procedures used in
emergencies. Good instructional stuff - it would be a good project for



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