How to Change “Ubuntu Desktop” name in Unity Panel Ubuntu 15.10

How to Change “Ubuntu Desktop” name in Unity Panel Ubuntu 15.10

If you wish to change default desktop name “Ubuntu desktop” in Unity panel, become another text like “Bestariweb Desktop” or other text, you can following this step:

how to change default desktop name ubuntu desktop in unity panel

Step 1: Create Temporary file /tmp/foo.po

create temporary file /tmp/foo.po with root privilages:

sudo nano /tmp/foo.po

add entry:

msgid "Ubuntu Desktop"
msgstr "Bestariweb Desktop"

how to change default desktop name ubuntu desktop in unity panel

save with Ctrl + O, and exit with Ctrl + x

Step 2: Build file /tmp/foo.po

Build file /tmp/foo.po :

cd /usr/share/locale/en/LC_MESSAGES
sudo msgfmt -o unity.mo /tmp/foo.po

Step 3: Reboot

Run the following command line:

unity --replace

and then Reboot Ubuntu

Final Result

how to change default desktop name ubuntu desktop in unity panel

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