GNOME Shell 3.8 To Get A `Classic` Mode

Two weeks ago, we were telling you that the fallback mode will be dropped from GNOME 3.8 and that some extensions which provide a GNOME 2 like layout might be maintained by the GNOME developers for those who are used to the classic interface.Well, it’s now official: a few GNOME Shell extensions which bring back [...]

Highly Customizable, Chameleonic GNOME Shell theme `Elegance Colors` Sees New Release

Elegance Colors, a chameleonic, highly customizable GNOME Shell theme, has been updated today, the new version bringing an option to export a customized theme for later use. The latest Elegance Colors 0.3 works with GNOME Shell 3.6 and the best thing about it is that the theme changes its colors according to the current GTK [...]

How To Customize GDM 3.6+ Login / Lock Screen (Change Theme, Wallpaper)

GDM3Setup, a tool to tweak the GDM3 login screen / lock screen, has been updated recently to support the latest stable GDM 3.6.GDM3Setup features:Change the GDM3 GNOME Shell / GTK themeChange icon theme, wallpaper, cursor themeEnable/disable automatic loginGNOME Shell: change logo, show date in clock, show seconds in clockGTK: change font, disable user list, disable [...]

GNOME Shell: How To Enable Notifications In The Lock Screen

GNOME Shell 3.6 got a neat feature which allows notifications to be displayed in the lock screen.In Ubuntu 12.10 (either if you’ve installed GNOME Shell manually or using Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10) – I’m not sure about other Linux distributions -, the lock screen notifications are turned off by default and since Ubuntu uses System [...]

How To Get A Complete GNOME 3 Desktop In Ubuntu 12.10, Without Installing Ubuntu GNOME Remix

If you’re using Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity or some other desktop environment and want to switch to a complete GNOME 3 desktop experience without installing Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10, you can do this by simply installing a few packages.Using the instructions below, you won’t just install GNOME Shell, but also the default settings and applications [...]

GPaste GNOME Shell Clipboard Manager Available For Ubuntu 12.10 (GNOME Shell 3.6)

GPaste, a native GNOME Shell clipboard manager, is now available for Ubuntu 12.10 / GNOME Shell 3.6 through the WebUpd8 GNOME 3 PPA.GPaste features uris support (remembers copied files, not just text), a command line tool, option to backup / restore clipboard history, image support and other useful options.Install GPaste in Ubuntu 12.10To install GPaste [...]

The Faience Pack Gets A Beautiful New GTK3 Theme, GNOME Shell And Icon Themes Updated

The Faience pack has been updated today with new and improved icons for the icon theme, GNOME Shell 3.6 support for the GS theme and there’s also a beautiful new GTK3 theme.New in Faience icon theme 0.5:New design for the desktop, remote desktop, wallpaper, GDM setup, session properties, Terminal, Xterm, Twitter, Spotify and adressbook iconsUpdated [...]

Prefer GNOME Shell? Download Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10

Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 has been released! Ubuntu GNOME Remix, a Linux distribution which aims to become an official Ubuntu flavour, uses GNOME Shell as the default “shell” and tries to provide a “mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories”.Learn more about Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 by watching the video below:(direct video [...]

Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 Beta Released

Along with Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, etc. 12.10 beta 2, another Linux distribution which aims at becoming an official Ubuntu flavour has reached a new milestone yesterday: Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 beta.There haven’t been many changes since alpha 2, except for the obvious: most of the GNOME application stack has been updated to 3.6 RC [...]

GNOME 3.6 Released – See What’s New

The GNOME Project has released GNOME 3.6 today, the new version bringing many enhancements and new features, including a redesigned Message Tray, smarter notifications, improved Activity Overview layout, new design for Files (Nautilus) and a new lock screen. Let’s take a look at what’s new!GNOME 3.6 videoBelow you can watch a video with the latest [...]

New Cinnamon 1.6 Release Adds 2D Session, New Applets And More Customization Options

Workspaces can be named in Cinnamon 1.6Cinnamon, the GNOME Shell fork used by default in Linux Mint 13 (Cinnamon Edition), has reached version 1.6, getting many new features: a new 2D session, workspace OSD, new applets and lots more!Major changes in Cinnamon 1.6:Cinnamon 2D session (uses software rendering)Workspace OSD: you can now name the workspaces [...]

Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 Alpha 2 Available For Download

A second Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 alpha version has been made available for download today. The Ubuntu GNOME Remix is a community project lead by Jeremy Bicha which aims to create a pure GNOME 3 desktop experience built with packages from the official Ubuntu repositories.GNOME 3 desktop experience using UbuntuThe second alpha ships with GNOME [...]

Google Drive Linux App `Insync` Beta 4 Adds GNOME Shell, Cinnamon And KDE Support

Insync is a Google Drive client that runs on Mac, Windows and Linux. Insync beta 4 for Linux has been released yesterday, bringing support for GNOME Shell, Cinnamon and KDE.Insync GNOME Shell extensionInsync for GNOME Shell and Cinnamon comes with a native extension which has the same functionality as the Ubuntu appindicator, as you can [...]

reNIX: A Squared, Android Like GTK3 Theme Compatible With Unity And GNOME Shell

reNIX is an interesting Android like GTK theme that uses a squared Metacity theme and is compatible with both Unity and GNOME Shell.The theme works with GTK 3.4 (used in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Fedora 17, etc.), it requires the Murrine and Pixbuf GTK2 engines as well as Unico and Adwaita GTK3 engines and is [...]