Don’t like aubergine?

To be honest, as much as I like the new Ubuntu 10.04 release, I can’t stand two things:

  1. the window buttons (min/max/close) on the left hand side
  2. the aubergine login screen

But that can be fixed quite easily:

  1. window buttons
    There is a good article available on how-to geek, which gives you the buttons back in a place where you’d like them to have (if I wanted a frigging OS crap, I would have bought a Mac!)
  2. login screen
    The article over at Ubuntu geek tells you how to change the background and theme for the login screen. What you basically need to do is copy all the background images that you’d like to have into /usr/share/backgrounds/using sudo. For instance: sudo cp my_cool_background.png /usr/share/backgrounds/ After that, run gksu -u gdm dbus-launch gnome-appearance-properties (I advise to create a shortcut in your menu!).