http://webdesign.tutsplus.com/tutorials/visuals/quick-tip-using-images-as-fullscreen-faux-gradient-backgrounds/

I like this one because it is easier to do.

http://webexpedition18.com/articles/create-attractive-web-typography-with-css3-and-lettering-js/

I don’t like this one because the author does not show you how to do anything.

My Gradient:

gradient-background

My Desktop:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA