Monday, April 6, 2009

How to install Gdesklets widgets in Ubuntu Linux

Author: Adrian Nowak, 3:02 PM, Monday, April 6, 2009

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Widgets are graphical add-ons for the desktop. They can displaying the time, temperature and battery charge level. In the Ubuntu Linux they are not installed by default, but it is not to hard do it yourself. I will show You how to install 'gdesklets' which is one of the most popular solutions for this type of Linux.

To install the Gdesklets just type in the console:

sudo apt-get install -y gdesklets
It could not be more easiest. Now I will show you, how to add the widgets to run with the system start. Go to the menu: 'System => Preferences => Sessions' and click on 'Add' button and in the name box enter the 'gdesklets'. Thats all, have fun :)

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