Advanced Desktop Applets

gDesklets is a system for bringing mini programs (desklets), such as weather forecasts, news tickers, system information displays, or music player controls, onto your desktop, in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness.

  1. Install the gdesklets and gdesklets-data packages from the “Universe” repository (see Chapter 3, Adding, Removing and Updating Applications).

  2. Choose: Applications->Accessories->gDesklets

  3. For more information, visit the gDesklets website