Articles Tagged mutter

TIL Wayfire Supports Background Window Blur in GTK Apps

Wayfire, the 3D Wayland compositor, supports a heap of blingy effects. This week I discovered it supports background blur in GNOME GTK apps like Nautilus.

Sunday

GNOME 3.36 Released with New Lock Screen, Better Performance

Six months of development later and the official GNOME 3.36 release is finally here, with source code available to download from the usual places. As those of you who read our recent feature roundup will […]

11 March 2020

It’s Not Your Eyes: Why HQ Desktop Backgrounds Look Blurry on Ubuntu

A fix for blurred backgrounds on Ubuntu and GNOME Shell is on the way. A patch from Ubuntu dev Daniel Van Vugt tackles OpenGL downscaling of large images.

21 January 2020
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GNOME Shell Gets a Major Speed Boost

GNOME 3.32 is due for release next month, and the biggest change will be its performance. See, the GNOME Shell desktop is often criticised as being a bit on the ‘heavy’ side. Folks blast it […]

31 January 2019
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Wobbly Windows Are Making a Comeback

Wobbly windows and other animated desktop effects could return to Ubuntu thanks to the 'libanimation' project created by a former Compiz developer.

13 September 2018