Installing Fonts in Ubuntu

On October 19, 2008, in font, install font, Tips, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

Installing fonts in Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) can be done in a number of ways. Personally I like the following method, it’s quick,simple and it works. Installing some common fonts.There are a number of very common fonts, which you can install through APT/Synaptic, including the Microsoft TrueType core fonts (e.g. Arial Black, Times New Roman).Before […]


Changing the Color Scheme in Gedit

On October 19, 2008, in Gnome, Tips, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

I find looking at a white background and black text a little daunting in Gedit, however in Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon), you can easily change colour schemes and save your eyes. To change schemes:In Gedit Go to Edit –> Preferences.In the Preferences dialogue click on the Font & Colours Tab.Then choose a scheme to suit […]


Installing New Usplash Themes in Ubuntu

On October 19, 2008, in Tips, ubuntu, usplash, by Dipin Krishna

There are many different looks you can give to your boot screen by adding more themes to usplash, the program which displays the splash image at boot time. You can install a number of them using Synaptic by doing a search for usplash. You can also download different themes online (see below). Installing StartUp-ManagerBefore playing […]