How To Make An Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Resemble A Mac (With Elementary, Docky & Gloobus-Preview) - Page 3

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5 Enabling Gloobus-Preview

Gloobus-Preview allows us to preview files and directories in Nautilus by marking an item and pressing the space bar on our keyboard. But this works only with a special version of Nautilus which is also available from the repositories that we enabled in chapter two. This Nautilus version can be installed by updating our system. Go to System > Administration > Update Manager:

At the bottom of the list of packages that are available for update, you should find the libnautilus-extension1, nautilus, and nautilus-data packages. Make sure that these are checked, and click on Install Updates to start the update:

Afterwards, you can open your Nautilus file browser (under Places). To preview an item, mark it (i.e., click on it once), and then press the space bar:

 

6 Screenshots

That's it! Your desktop should now resemble a Mac. Here are a few screenshots of what your desktop could look like now:

 

7 Links


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