Chapter 12. Advanced Desktop Configuration

Table of Contents

Log in automatically when the computer starts
Open files with administrative privileges from the file manager
Install Extra Fonts
RAR Archiver
Advanced Desktop Applets
Hide Recent Documents in the Places menu
Show the Computer, Home, and Trash desktop icons in GNOME
Restart GNOME without rebooting the computer
Preventing the Ctrl-Alt-Backspace shortcut keys from restarting X

This section details some tips for using and customising Ubuntu's desktop environment (called GNOME), and the file manager (called Nautilus).