The world according to Robin

A techno-related blog with tips and tricks, and the occasional rave about… anything!

Browsing Posts published in July, 2008

Get things done with Gnome Do


Gnome Do is a quicklauncher for Linux. Although the name implies it is a Gnome application, it apparently works just as well in XFCE4 or KDE. Similar to the search feature of Opera (which remembers visited websites and content), Do allows you to quickly search for items in your desktop environment and perform useful actions […]

The scrollbar in Opera is hard to discriminate against its background. One possible option is to increase the contrast by changing the scrollbar background to a darker colour or theme, for example the same background used for the pagebar background. The following steps show how to do it: As root, open the zip-file containing your […]