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A More "Classic GNOME" Session Lands In Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

The Indicator Applet port to GTK3 has finally landed in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. This, along with some changes to the GNOME Panel default settings, finally "fix" the Classic (fallback) GNOME session in Ubuntu 12.04:

GNOME 3: How to Change the Wallpaper from Command-Line

The older way of doing this, with gconftool-2 doesn’t seem to work anymore in GNOME 3 – used to be something like: gconftool-2 –type string –set /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename “/full/path/to/file.png”.

Official GNOME Shell Extensions Available In The WebUpd8 GNOME 3 PPA For Ubuntu 11.10

 

GNOME Shell 3.1.91.1 Released With One-Click Installation Support For Extensions

GNOME Shell 3.1.91.1 has been released today and comes with many bug fixes and just one new feature. But this is a really interesting feature: a "browser plugin which will enable convenient installation of extensions from extensions.gnome.org".

Radiamentary Is A Beautiful GTK2/GTK3 Theme Based On Elementary And Radiance

Radiamentary is a Gtk2/Gtk3 theme based on Radiance and Elementary. The theme is especially designed for Unity and tries to provide a light, blueish Elementary feel for Ubuntu 11.10:

Restore DELETE Key For Moving Files To Trash In Ubuntu 11.10 / Fedora 15 [Quick Tip]

In GNOME 3 (be it Fedora 15, Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity or GNOME Shell, etc.), you can't move files or folders to trash by pressing the DELETE key anymore and you must use CTRL + DELETE instead. But you can restore the Gnome 2 behavior - just follow the steps below.

Install Zukitwo GTK2/3 Theme With A Fixed Unity Panel Background [PPA]

Speaking of Zukitwo, as you probably know, the GTK2/3 theme is available in the WebUpd8 Themes PPA for quite some time (and is constantly updated).

Expected Changes In GNOME Shell 3.2

Here's a list of what to expect in GNOME Shell 3.2 (to be released on September 28), according to Allan Day, one of the main GNOME Shell developers:

- Notification counters:

GNOME 3 Email Notifier "Mailnag" 0.1 Released

Mailnag is an application that notifies you about new emails you receive via the new GNOME 3 notifications system. It works with both POP3 and IMAP servers (and yes, it works with Gmail too) and looks pretty much like Popper (it's actually a Popper fork).

 

gNatty: Ubuntu 11.04 Remaster With GNOME 3 (Includes Both GNOME Shell And Unity)

gNatty is an Ubuntu remaster based on Ubuntu 11.04 which includes GNOME 3.0 packages via the UGR (Ubuntu GNOME Remix) project as well as the ricotz/testing PPA.

Adwaita Improved: Reduced Padding For Adwaita Combo Boxes / Nautilus Breadcrumbs [GNOME 3]

Adwaita improved

How To Change GNOME 3 (GNOME Shell Or Classic) GTK / Mutter / Metacity Theme

In the latest GNOME 3, changing the theme isn't as easy as you're used to. Using Gnome Tweak Tool you can change the GTK theme but how about the titlebar (Mutter/Metacity theme)? Read on!

GNOME Shell Atolm - Another Beautiful GNOME Shell Theme By Half-left

Half-left (who has created the amazing Smooth Inset Gnome Shell theme) has created yet another beautiful theme for Gnome Shell called Atolm (based on Atolm by SkiesOfAzel).
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