Month: July 2011

here are my favorite modifikations for gnome3

1. show the date beside the time shell: gsettings set org.gnome.shell.clock show-date true 2. autostart some applications: gnome-session-properties 3. extract archives in nautilus from the context menu shell: yum install file-roller-nautilus 4. a menu with some shortcuts to my favorite applications see: gnome3: gnome-shell-extension additional menu (here in the blog 🙂 5. extension to disable the IM, the accessiblity icon and the alternative menu shell: yum install gnome-shell-extension-noim gnome-shell-extension-remove-accessibility-icon gnome-shell-extensions-alternative-status-menu …

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create mirror repository for fedora

how to create a mirror repository for your local lan. create a destination folder eg: /var/www/html/repo/ create subfolders for fedora eg: /var/www/html/repo/f15/x86_64/updates/repodata download the files from repository to local folder. i use the following line to copy the files from an official repository, this may take a little time rsync -av –delete –exclude=debug rsync://mirror.ovh.net/download.fedora.redhat.com/linux/updates/15/x86_64/ /var/www/html/repo/f15/x86_64/updates/repodata/ create the informations for yum: createrepo /var/www/html/repo/f15/x86_64/updates/ configure apache to display the entries from /var/www/html/repo/ …

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gnome 3: gnome-shell-extension additional menu

after upgrading to gnome3 i missed my additional menu with shortcut’s to rdesktop and vnc. then i researched a little bit and found some usefull links, see below. here you can see my first little menu, i minimized entries so that the code fit to the weblog. create an extension with “gnome-shell-extension-tool –create- extension” name: menu description: my first menu uuid: menu@localhost (you can put any name here, but remember …

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