Fixing two major issues in Firefox

I prefer Seamonkey, but sometimes I use Firefox, too. However, since some recent version, there are two things that I do not like — no easy way to put the tabs below the toolbar, as they used to be, and getting rid of the new tab page (completely). Read the rest of this entry »


Custom XFCE menu

After tweaking the icon size of the XFCE menu, let’s customize it a bit more. Use as a starting point the default: /etc/xdg/menus/xfce-applications.menu and copy it to a custom location, e.g. ~/.config/xfce4/xfce-applications-custom.menu. Read the rest of this entry »


Bigger menu icons in XFCE

One of the many things I loved about GNOME 2 was the “foot” menu. Its bigger icons made it look somehow more user friendly and uncluttered. At least to me :)

Since I switched to XFCE, I have been wondering if the same could be achieved with the XFCE menu. Finally, I came across this discussion. Read the rest of this entry »


Making sbopkg and sbotools coexist

I have been using that great tool sbopkg for several years and it has always worked perfectly. Combined with the collection of queue files, the dependency resolution becomes semi-automatic.

A new project, called sbotools, emerged recently which seems fairly interesting. Read the rest of this entry »