Tag Archives: gnome extensions

I Finally Found a Way to Cascade Windows in GNOME Shell

Windows 10 (boo, hiss, etc) has a ‘cascade windows’ option that neatly arranges all of your visible windows into a fanned pile. It’s not a ground-breaking feature, nor is it the most useful. But it is a quick way to make your desktop look neat and organised — and that’s handy when you’re a blogger […]

This post, I Finally Found a Way to Cascade Windows in GNOME Shell, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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This Extension Makes it Super Easy to Create App Folders on GNOME Shell

gnome app folders managerBack in April we showed you a couple of different ways to add folders to GNOME Shell’s Application Overview to, y’know, help keep your app launchers nice and tidy. Now we’re back with another — and it’s far simpler to use than either of our earlier solutions. Say hello to App Folders Management Extension, a (pretty slick) GNOME extension that […]

This post, This Extension Makes it Super Easy to Create App Folders on GNOME Shell, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Get Gmail Notifications in the GNOME notification centre

gmail notifications in GNOME ShellLooking for an easy way to get Gmail notifications on the GNOME desktop? Well, you needn’t look any further. The Gmail Message Tray GNOME Extension does exactly what you want: shows you notifications of emails in the GNOME message tray (aka ‘notification centre’ aka ‘date/time indicator’). One of the main reasons I use a desktop email client […]

This post, Get Gmail Notifications in the GNOME notification centre, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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GNOME Layout Manager Makes it Easier to Get the Look of Other OSs

GNOME Layout ManagerRemember that neat GNOME Layout Manager script we sang the praises of a few short weeks back? Well, it’s now even better. Unity fans will be pleased to hear of improvements to the Unity 8 layout. The scheme adopts a Global Menu extension (forked from the one we’ve spotlighted before) and uses Pixel Saver, an add-on that fuses the window title […]

This post, GNOME Layout Manager Makes it Easier to Get the Look of Other OSs, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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This Extensions Splits GNOME Status Menu into Individual Indicators

The all-in-one GNOME system status menu introduced in GNOME 3.10 helps save room on the top-bar — but this compact control panel does not suit everyone’s needs. GNOME decided to bundle a bunch of state area settings into one dedicated menu to resolve various issues flagged with the previous ‘separate menu for everything’ approach which shipped in GNOME 3.0 through GNOME 3.8: Usability […]

This post, This Extensions Splits GNOME Status Menu into Individual Indicators, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How To Update GNOME Extensions

GNOME shell extension update buttonUnsure how to update GNOME extensions? You’re not alone. I’ve seen a number of people asking how to update GNOME Shell extensions these past few weeks, no doubt thanks to recent events in Ubuntu-land causing more people to try GNOME Shell. The answer is deliciously simple: you update GNOME extensions from same website you install them from, namely extensions.gnome.org. This […]

This post, How To Update GNOME Extensions, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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