I have been use Linux and BSD for a long time. However, I have only recently begun using it as a desktop. I started with Mandrake 9.2 and now currently using Debian unstable/testing running Gnome. Can people who have experience customizing desktop point me to resources for me to make customizations? How do set up those OS X-like docks? How do I make windows transparent or semi-transparent? How do I make the panels on Gnome more appealing? I'm sure I'll have more questions, but for now that is all I can think of.