More posts about “gnome-shell”

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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
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Give Ubuntu a New Look with the ‘Edgebound Desktop’

Want your desktop to look totally different to others? Meet the 'Edgebound' desktop set-up. This marvellous-looking mash-up combines elements of Unity-2D and GNOME 3 with the Avant Window Navigator into a slick , easy to use desktop.

22 January 2012

GNOME-Shell Ice Cream Sandwich Theme Is All Kinds of Delicious

I'm hungry for Ice Cream Sandwich. Very Hungry. As it's going to be a while before the 4.0 update trickles down to my phone and tablet the following Android 4.0 GNOME-Shell theme by Faenza icon set creator tiheum is helping to stave off my hunger pangs...

20 January 2012
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[How To] Make Unity’s Launcher GNOME-Shell Friendly

The expression ‘Have your cake and eat it‘ springs to mind when looking at the following GNOME-Shell tweak put together by Tobias Mann. ‘Unitary GNOME’ lets you run a modified version of the Unity 2D […]

15 January 2012
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Linux Deepin Alt+Tab Switcher Gets Blingy

As visually slick as Ubuntu’s new ALT+Tab switcher looks I will confess to missing the days of old where even the most mundane elements of the desktop were made needlessly blingy via a compiz plugin […]

10 January 2012
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7 More Useful GNOME-Shell Extensions

It's been almost a week since GNOME launched a public alpha of their handy 'extensions' site - which makes adding extra functionality to the GNOME-Shell desktop a wheeze. We highlighted five handy extensions before the weekend, but those were taken from the handful of extensions that were uploaded at the time. Since then even more have been added. Below are some screenshots, witterings and all important download links...

7 December 2011
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New GNOME 3 Notification Designs

GNOME designer Allan Day has uploaded a new proposal for the handling of system and application notifications in GNOME 3. His 'Notifications Redux' design proposes moving notifications to the lower-left hand side of the screen. Most of GNOME's current notification features are maintained, including urgency, actions, and hiding.

6 December 2011
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Five Useful GNOME Shell Extensions

With the GNOME Extension catalogue now online it's never been easier to add extra features to your GNOME Shell desktop. Inside we list five extensions that you might find handy...

2 December 2011
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GNOME Shell Extensions Site Enters Alpha; One Ups Unity?

Adding additional functionality to the GNOME Shell experience has just gotten much easier with the launch of an official 'Extensions' site.

2 December 2011
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Poll Result: 15,900 votes Cast; Unity Named Most Popular Desktop

Unity is the most used Desktop Environment amongst Ubuntu 11.10 users according to our most recent poll. Just shy of 16,000 votes were cast (one vote per person) in the poll which asked readers "Which Desktop Environment Are You Using in Ubuntu 11.10?"

20 November 2011
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Which Desktop Environment Do You Use in Ubuntu 11.10? [Poll]

Roll up, roll up: it’s poll time! This week’s poll question comes by courtesy of reader ‘Andy’, who’s interested to know how many Ubuntu 11.10 users are using Unity and how many are using GNOME […]

13 November 2011