There are many ways to change the behavior, look, and feel of your GNOME desktop. Some of these relate directly to GNOME, whereas others must be changed for the window manager (in this case, sawfish). Most GNOME preferences can be modified in the Control Center window. You can open that window from a Terminal window as follows:
The Control Center window contains categories for changing preferences related to the Desktop, Document Handlers (editors, MIME types, and URLs), the current window manager, and other features. The following sections describe the preferences that you can change.
Was this article helpful?