Tuning GNOME 3

A recently launched web site is collecting extensions for the GNOME 3 interface. These extensions can be used to individually tailor the shell of the often criticised desktop environment and, for example, give it a GNOME 2 feel.

Since its introduction, GNOME 3 has received a fair amount of criticism, as not everyone likes its new operating concepts. In recent months, a wide variety of extensions for the GNOME shell have popped up that add individual settings or GNOME 2 functions to GNOME 3, similar to how extensions work in Firefox and Thunderbird. The extensions.gnome.org web site, launched by the GNOME Project developers in early December, is collecting these extensions to enable easy installation, just as addons.mozilla.org does for Mozilla’s applications.

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