changing panels also has not changed since 11.10. See https://blog.coffeebeans.at/?p=16
nothing has changed for this since 11.10. So just see https://blog.coffeebeans.at/?p=47
If you want to remove mysql from your system startup rcconf or sysv-rc-conf can’t disable it because of the SysV init approach. Here is how to do it: sudo vim /etc/init/mysql.conf Comment out the whole start on entry. This should look like the following: #start on (net-device-up # and local-filesystems # and runlevel )
I had the problem that I wasn’t able to configure my dual screen system with the gnome config tools so I wanted to try the tools shipped with the FGLRX drivers but I couldn’t find them. You get the tools with the command sudo amdcccle
to everybody who doesn’t like unity under ubuntu 11.10. You can install gnome-shell by sudo apt-get install gnome-shell After this you get the option gnome-classic at your login screen. Then rearange the desktop items and move window buttons to the right and you have a gnome 2ish look and feel.