Tag Archives: gnome extensions

Display Network Traffic in the Ubuntu Panel with NetSpeed

Want to keep an eye on your network traffic from the Ubuntu desktop? If you’re running Ubuntu 17.10 (or any distro that uses GNOME Shell) you can do so easily by installing a network monitor GNOME extension. A wealth of network monitor extensions are available for GNOME Shell (and by extension, excuse the pun, Ubuntu too) including […]

This post, Display Network Traffic in the Ubuntu Panel with NetSpeed, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Bad News for Users of TopIcons Plus

top icons plus exampleThe development of the popular TopIcons Plus GNOME extension has been put on pause. Offering a convenient way to access indicator applets and system tray icons from the GNOME top bar, the extension has proven popular with GNOME Shell users, especially as GNOME 3.26 removes the legacy tray entirely. But in a bug report on Github TopIcons Plus developer Phocean says […]

This post, Bad News for Users of TopIcons Plus, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Nifty GNOME Global Menu Extension Is ‘Discontinued For the Moment’

gnome global menu extensionThe developer behind the popular Global App Menu GNOME extension has announced it is “discontinued for the moment”. Explaining the reasons for his decision on Github, Lester Carballo cites the shift to Wayland (the extension doesn’t work in Wayland for a whole spaghetti heap of technical and ideological reasons) as being the primate motivator to move on. […]

This post, Nifty GNOME Global Menu Extension Is ‘Discontinued For the Moment’, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Random Wallpaper GNOME Extension

A week or so ago we mentioned a neat Bing Wallpaper changer extension for GNOME — and boy did you make it known that Bing isn’t your preferred source of desktop wallpapers! And so we’re back for another stab at satisfying your want for fuss-free, auto-changing desktop backgrounds — and we’ve found a doozy. Random Wallpaper GNOME Extension […]

This post, Random Wallpaper GNOME Extension, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Arc Menu for GNOME Shell Now Lets You Edit Menu Button Icon, Text

arc menu - an applications menu for GNOME ShellThe latest update to the popular Arc Menu extension for GNOME Shell finally let users customize the menu button. Fans of this open-source alternative to the Activities Overview have been asking for the ability to customize the menu button, set a custom text label alongside it, and so on — something this release accedes to. Users […]

This post, Arc Menu for GNOME Shell Now Lets You Edit Menu Button Icon, Text, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How To Add Blur to GNOME Shell

Remember how sexy the Unity Dash looked with its background blur effect enabled? Blyr brings something similar to GNOME Shell. It’s a straight-forward GNOME extension that adds a blur effect to the Activities Overview screen. A well-stocked settings section provides enough sliders and switches to appease even the most ardent themers among you. For instance, the […]

This post, How To Add Blur to GNOME Shell, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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