How To Select Your Log-in Manager in Ubuntu

April 14, 2010 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

If you've added the Kubuntu packages to Ubuntu, or vice versa, then you can choose whether you want to use KDM or GDM to act as your log-in manager.

To choose your log-in manager, open a terminal and enter Read more

Customizing File Manager Menus in KDE4

April 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: HowTo, KDE, linux, Ubuntu 

I've shown previously how to customize the Nautilus File Manager in GNOME/Ubuntu with Nautilus Actions. Today I'll show how to add custom items to the file manager context menu in KDE4/Kubuntu.

The KDE customizations work through desktop configuration files. These are the same type of files used to configure shortcuts on your desktop. When these files are placed inside the proper directories, they are used to create custom context menu items. These files can be stored in two places:  Read more