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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".

Compiz-Like Mousewheel Zoom Tool For GNOME Shell

Mousewheel Zoom is a GNOME Shell tool that enables a Compiz-like ALT + mousewheel zoom.

GNOME Shell has its own magnifier, but the zoom increases / decreases in very large steps; Mousewheel Zoom on the other hand gradually zooms in/out. And it's very easy to setup too.

GNOME Shell Global Menu

 

GNOME Shell global menu

 

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.

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:

GDM3Setup: GUI To Change GDM3 Wallpaper, Theme, Logo And More

GDM3Setup is a simple GUI tool to tweak GDM3 (GNOME3 login screen). Using it, you can change the following GDM3 settings: wallpaper, GTK3 theme, icon theme, logo, disable the login screen user list or restart buttons.

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).

Smooth Inset: The First Real Theme For The New Gnome Shell

Half-left has released what's probably the first "real" theme for the new Gnome Shell (with the new automatic workspaces, overview re-layout and so on). Gnome Shell already looks pretty cool but check out Half-left's theme called "Smooth Inset":

Gnome Shell 2.91.90 Released - Screenshots And Video

Gnome Shell 2.91.90 was released yesterday getting some final adjustments according to the release announcement:

Gnome Shell Daily Build (January 24th, 2011) Video

As requested by many of our readers, here is a video showing the latest GNOME Shell daily build (as of January 24th, 2011). There have been many changes to Gnome Shell since our last video, including the overview relayout (which is default for some time), notification changes, side-by-side tiling as well a functional notification area and many other changes.

Gnome Shell And Zeitgeist

Gnome Shell and Unity may have started on separate paths, but they are definitely heading to the same direction. Seif Lotfy has just posted a screenshot (not mockup!) of his current work: Zeitgeist and Gnome Shell:

Install Gnome Shell (From GIT) In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

A Different Way to Manage Your Linux Desktop: GNOME Shell Looks Promising

GNOME Shell is a window manager designed specifically for the upcoming GNOME 3 desktop, with the intention of offering a rather different way of interacting with the desktop, providing a workspace which

New GNOME Shell Mockups Look Like Unity, Nautilus Elementary

Since GNOME 3.0 has been delayed until March, 2011, it seems there's enough time to rethink the way GNOME Shell looks, especially since a lot of people don't like it (especially from the usability point of view).

 

GNOME Shell 2.31.2 Released [Screenshots]

GNOME Shell 2.31.2 was released yesterday, bringing some exiting new features such as support for inline chatting in the IM notifications which now use Telepathy, an initial application menu in the top panel (for the moment it only holds a "Quit" option), res

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