Ximian Cursors

If you’re ready for a change from the Red Hat Bluecurve cursors, good news! Included in the Ximian Desktop 2 are a whole set of fantastic cursors! There doesn’t seem to be an elegant way to change them so try this: As root, go to /usr/share/icons/Bluecurve...

Mounting Windows Shares on your Desktop

One of the most important things people have to do, especially in business environments. Red Hat Linux 9 is awesome, but there’s a quirk in the networking, at least on the desktop, that’s a little frustrating. In the Red Hat menu now, there is a...

Sodipodi – Save files as EPS

EPS is an important file format in the Graphics world. Think of it as similar to a PDF file. Theoretically if you have an EPS file, you’re ready to print. Also, it’s kind of the lowest common denominator for vector art programs. Sodipodi can’t save...

Installing Gmyclient on Red Hat 9 Systems

I have long considered gMyClient to be the very best mysql client for gnome. To my knowledge it’s also the only one specifically made for gnome. So it’s a little sad that the maintainer hasn’t done anything with for about a year. It’s only...

Changing the Program Menu

For some reason, a few days ago my Programs menu suddenly reverted to what I think must have been the Red Hat 9 menus, complete with artwork from the Bluecurve theme. Which I love by the way. They’re by Garrett at linuxart.com and I think they are very...