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March 2008

How to customize xplanet-gnome

Ok, now you have xplanet-gnome set up. Here's how you can customize it by editing the script. We'll go through the script line by line and examine what all of the parts do. So, let's get to it.

planetary eyecandy

If you’ve ever thought that having one particular image on your desktop gets a bit dull, then this may be something for you. xplanet generates images of the Earth at set intervals (for example every 10 minutes) that shows the Earth roughly at this point in time. In addition, what I have here is cloud cover updated every 3 hours, so it’s like a weather map.

January 2008


This software helps you add a little more security to your desktop. It does so by detecting one of your bluetooth devices, most likely your mobile phone, and keeping track of its distance. If you move away from your computer and the distance is above a certain level (no measurement in meters is possible) for a given time, it automatically locks your desktop (or starts any other shell command you want).

Tango icon theme generator

The third major incarnation of the Tango Generator is a python application allowing the user to collate icons from all over the internet, and merge them into a single personalised icon theme. A single theme will typically contain more than 10,000 icons. Thanks to the Tango Icon Theme Guidlines, icons from over 20 themes can be mixed at will while remaining assured of a consistent overall appearance. The Generator is capable of themeing the Gnome and XFCE desktop environments, aswell as a wide range of common GTK applications - including Azureus, Gftp and Inkscape.

August 2007

Weather wallpaper

What is Weather wallpaper? Weather wallpaper is a program which connects to NOAA each hour to get the current weather at the specified location and creates and sets a wallpaper with the data retrieved.

May 2007


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cGmail (check gnome mail) is an email checker and notifier applet for the gnome desktop written in python. cGmail will check periodically your account/s and will notify you on new incoming messages.

January 2007

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