Articles Tagged gnome-shell

Five Pretty Awesome GNOME Shell Themes

One of the great things about GNOME Shell is that it’s comprehensibly themeable – from the top panel and applet menus to the awesome on-screenkeyboard. Below are five are five of my top GNOME Shell […]

24 October 2011
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Ubuntu 11.10 GNOME Shell Guide

Ubuntu 11.10 finally provides the curious users with an easy, safe way to install and try out 'GNOME Shell' - the new desktop interface from GNOME. In this guide we'll show you how to install GNOME-Shell, learn the basic layout of its desktop, as well as learn some super handy tips to make using it that little bit easier...

14 October 2011
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Looking For a Beautiful GNOME Shell Theme? Try ‘Nord’

GNOME Shell users are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful looking 'Shell' themes - a fact made even more apparent with the updated release of 0rAX0's 'Nord' theme.

9 October 2011
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Three Nifty Gnome Shell Extensions That Use Zeitgeist

Over the last few weeks I have been working on some nifty Zeitgeist extensions for GNOME Shell. I finally managed to finish all of these Zeitgeist extensions, and figured I'd share them with the OMG! Ubuntu! audience. Here's a brief rundown and instructions on how to install.

7 October 2011
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How much does Unity, GNOME-Shell affect performance?

Hardware review site Phoronix recently took the time to see how much of a performance dent the popular desktop environments 'inflict' on system performance.

30 May 2011
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This GNOME-Shell ‘Ubuntu Ambiance’ theme is pretty sublime

Deviantart-ist ~half-left continues to churn out high-quality well designed GNOME-Shell themes at an alarmingly envious rate. And his latest creation - an Ubuntu Ambiance styled skin - shows no signs of his talent taking a break...

25 May 2011
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GNOME 3 released; to be available for Ubuntu 11.04 via PPA

The latest version of the GNOME desktop environment has been released - and what a release it is. GNOME 3, aside from looking visually different to GNOME 2 thanks to its new 'Shell' - has had a refit, rethink and re-code of pretty much everything.

6 April 2011
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The new look Gnome-Shell ‘Relayout’ branch lands

Just a quicks heads up to those following the development of GNOME-Shell - Florian Müllner has just announced that the new-look relayout branch - which we cooed over lovingly several weeks back - has landed in the GNOME-Shell Master branch.

29 November 2010
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GNOME Shell: Getting prettier by the day

Gnome-Shell's UI revamp continues apace. With so many visual changes now landing MrMars decided to drop some screenshots off in the OMG! Inbox! along with a link to his Italian Ubuntu forum post touching on them. The changes are very, very clear to see from the images below so lets have a quick rundown courtesy of MrMars...

15 November 2010
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GNOME 3’s new theme lands & Mutter gets ace

A new default GTK and Metacity theme for Gnome 3 landed in the Gnome Shell git a few days back. Called Adwaita it looks very similar to the design mock-ups displayed at GUADEC earlier this year.

3 November 2010
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Beautiful “Elementary” Style GNOME Shell Theme

Ubuntu user and graphic designer Half Left has put together several different Gnome-Shell themes, including this one based off of Elementary OS. I don’t know about you, but personally I’m a total Gnome-Shell hater. However, […]

15 August 2010