Sunday, November 25, 2012

GhostBSD 3.0-RC4

Development Release: GhostBSD 3.0-RC4^Eric Turgeon has announced the availability of the fourth release candidate for GhostBSD 3.0, a FreeBSD-based operating system for the desktop: "A fourth development release candidate for GhostBSD 3.0 is now available for testing. The last development release was too buggy due to some last minute changes. I decide to release another testing release which might contain some bugs and other problems, which have not been discovered during beta tests so we still only encourage you to run it only on non-critical systems. All /home/user file and folder have been fixed (this was causing LibreOffice and other application to fail). We downsized the i386 Openbox image to fit on a CD." Here is the brief release announcement. Download: GhostBSD-3.0-RC4-gnome2-i386.iso (974MB, SHA256), GhostBSD-3.0-RC4-lxde-i386.iso (609MB, SHA256), GhostBSD-3.0-RC4-gnome2-amd64.iso (1,029MB, SHA256), GhostBSD-3.0-RC4-lxde-amd64.iso (663MB, SHA256).

Kalahari Icon Theme 0.3.5 Released, PPA Installation Available For Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

The Kalahari icon theme has been updated recently with more icons and is compatible with Ubuntu Unity and Gnome Shell desktop environments. The icons are inspired by Humanity, Faenza and Elementary icons. Here are some screenshots for this icon theme under Unity:

Once installed in your system, you will be able to choose from four different styles of Kalahari as described below. The PPA is available for the following distributions:

  • Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10
  • Linux Mint 14/13/12
Kalahari Installation

Open the terminal and install the Kalahari icon theme with these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/icons 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install kalahari-icons

To enable the default icon theme, run this command:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'Kalahari'

For other icon styles, use the following commands:

1. Gelada

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'Gelada'

2. Kalahari-simple

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'Kalahari-simple'

3. Kilimanjaro

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'Kilimanjaro'