Articles Tagged gnome-shell

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At Last, GNOME Shell! At Long La…

Development work on GNOME Shell may finally resolve a long-standing issue with truncated app titles in the 'Applications Overview' grid screen.

5 May 2019
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A Small Unity Feature Missing in GNOME Shell [Video]

A world of change is headed to Ubuntu as the distro switches from Unity to GNOME Shell. Long time Unity users accustomed to the workflow, feature set and quirks of Ubuntu’s incumbent releases will need […]

9 August 2017
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That Sleek Ubuntu Desktop Mockup Is Now A Real Working Theme

Jovan Petrović's stunning Ubuntu 18.04 desktop concept is now a real working theme for GNOME Shell, and it's available for you to download.

14 April 2017
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How To Use Indicator Applets on GNOME Shell

You can see, use and integrate Indicator Applets with GNOME Shell using a single GNOME extension. Once enabled, it's hard to know to spot the difference!

17 March 2017
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How To Use the Hidden GNOME Shell Extensions Prefs App

Did you know that GNOME Shell hides a really useful GNOME Extensions configuration app? The gnome-shell-extension-prefs utility lets you configure and tweak preferences of your favourite GNOME extensions without needing to go to the ‘Installed Extensions’ page of the official […]

19 February 2017

‘Simple Dock’ GNOME Shell Extension Puts Your Fave Apps On The Desktop

Simple Dock is a GNOME Shell extension that puts a handy application launcher and task switch right where you can see it: on the desktop.

13 July 2014

How To Add Extra Category Folders to the Gnome-Shell Dashboard

Want to make the GNOME Shell app launcher a little tidier? This post will walk you though the process of adding category folders to the overlay dashboard.

23 May 2013

Improved Notifications, Smooth Scrolling Heading to GNOME Shell 3.7

With version 3.6 released –and in the Ubuntu in the repositories– GNOME Shell 3.7 paves the way for 3.8, receiving much attention with the 'Every Detail Matters' initiative.

23 January 2013

An ‘OMG! Ubuntu!’ GNOME Shell Theme

Reader Ryan Davies dropped this little treat in my inbox recently - a GNOME-Shell theme based on the design of this very website!

21 November 2012
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[How To] Add a Unity-like Dash to GNOME Shell

Several months back we posted a preview of a new ‘Dash’ like extension for GNOME-Shell. That extension, renamed ‘Bolt’ (a play on the word ‘Dash’), is now available for the GNOME Shell users amongst you […]

30 May 2012
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[How To] Use Unity Quicklists in Gnome-Shell

Not too long ago I stumbled upon a very nifty Extension that brings Unity's quicklist functionality to Gnome-Shell's Activity Bar and Dash. And with more and more developers adding quicklist support to their applications this extension ensures that GNOME users don't miss out.

29 May 2012
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New Extension Brings ‘Unity Dash’ to GNOME Shell

A new GNOME extension aims to bring Unity Dash-like features to the GNOME Shell desktop. "I love GNOME Shell but miss the application categories from Gnome 2, dislike the visual interruption when searching for an application and don't use the overview to manage any of my windows," the developer of the extension, Zac Barton, told us. The result of his work is 'Launchy'.

10 April 2012