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Dash to Panel Adds GNOME 42 Support

The Dash to Panel GNOME extension now supports GNOME 42 and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. The extension combines top bar and dock into one unified panel.
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‘App Icons Taskbar’ Puts Running Apps in GNOME Shell’s Top Bar

‘App Icons Taskbar’ is a GNOME extension giving you a single-panel GNOME Shell desktop experience with favourite and running app icons in the top bar.
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‘Extension Manager’ GNOME App Adds New Features, New Icon

An update to Extension Manager, a GTK app for managing, installing, and configuring GNOME extensions on GNOME Shell is rolling out via Flathub.
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Desktop Cube GNOME Extension Now Supports Background Panoramas

Workspace switching just a whole look cooler with the addition of background panoramas to the Compiz-inspired Desktop Cube GNOME extension.
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Use Snaps? You’ll Dig This Nifty GNOME Extension

Snap app fans will want to check out an extension for GNOME Shell that makes it easier to manage, update, and configure software installed using the packaging format. It’s called Snap Manager and while it’s not an official Snapcraft/Canonic…

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An Easy Way to Get Blurred App Windows on Ubuntu 21.10

I wrote about a patched version of Mutter that delivers one of the Linux desktop’s most-desired effects: translucent app windows with frosted blur effect, similar to the sort found on macOS and Windows 11. That method uses a project called Mutter…

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This GNOME Extension Puts Dock Items Back in the App Grid

GNOME 40 users: do you want to see your favourite apps in the application grid again? Well, you can! There is (naturally) a GNOME extension that brings back shortcuts for apps added to the dock back in the app grid, similar to how things were in GNOME …

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‘Desktop Cube’ GNOME Extension Now Supports Click & Drag Deform

That Desktop Cube GNOME extension now supports click & drag directly on the desktop, just like the original Compiz Cube effect that inspired its creation.
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‘Clipboard History’ is Searchable Clipboard Extension for GNOME Desktops

Clipboard managers are handy, and there are plenty to choose from. A new contender is the performance-minded ‘Clipboard History’ GNOME extension.
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Check Battery Status on Ubuntu Using This GNOME Extension

Looking for an easy way to get a top-level overview of your laptop’s battery health on Ubuntu? If so, check out Battery Status by Spanish blog Atareao. They’ve created a GNOME extension that reminds me a lot of the fancy menu bar apps avail…

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‘Burn My Windows’ Extension Adds Breaking Glass Effect & More Options

‘Burn My Windows’ is the GNOME Shell extension that just keeps on giving. New effect and a much-request option included in its latest update.
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Quick Rearrange the GNOME App Launcher into Alphabetical Order

This GNOME extension rearranges the GNOME Shell application grid in alphabetically order, making it easier to find app shortcuts based on their name.
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‘Burn My Windows’ GNOME Extension Adds 3 New Effects & Random Mode

A couple of new Star Trek-esque effects have been added to the ‘Burn my Windows’ GNOME Shell extension. If you’ve not yet heard about this bling-tactic add-on, it animates closing windows (and optionally dialogs) in some spectacularly…

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This App Makes Installing GNOME Extensions MUCH Easier

Want to install GNOME extensions without using a web browser? Check out the new ‘Extension Manager’ app. Full details on this super handy tool inside.
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How to Make GNOME Shell Look Like Unity (‘Cos Why Not?!)

Want to make GNOME Shell look like the Unity desktop? If you do, then this guide is for you. Just don’t thank me for what follows. A reader called Alwyn sent the whole run-through to me via the Tip Form, complete with screenshots. They said I cou…

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How to Add a ‘Shake to Find Cursor’ Feature to Ubuntu

macOS has a nifty feature that temporarily enlarges the on-screen pointer when you shake the mouse vigorously. It sounds daft, but this momentary magnification makes finding your pointer’s location on screen faster (and since most of us shake the…

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T-Rex Slash, TV, and Matrix Effects Added to ‘Burn My Windows’ Extension

That retro Compiz-inspired fire effect we spotlighted a few weeks back? It’s had a ton of updates since then and they demand a follow up post! So here it is — but let me stress: these window effects are for fun. No-one is claiming that flame-quit…

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Arc Menu Extension Adds a New Layout & Standalone Runner Mode

I already think Arc Menu is one of the best GNOME extensions out there, and seeing the change-log for its latest release I’m reminded why. Arc Menu v20 is chock-full of enhancements spanning everything from bug fixes and visual refinements throug…

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‘Useless Gaps’ Adjusts Space Between Snapped Windows in GNOME Shell

Do you want the aesthetics of i3-gaps but without the i3 bit? If so, that’s exactly what the wryly titled ‘Useless Gaps’ GNOME extension gives you. The dev says of their creation that it adds “useless gaps around tiled and maximized w…

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Add a Cool Falling Snow Effect to the Ubuntu Desktop

Want to add a falling snow effect to your Linux desktop? Of course you don’t, but since it’s Christmas you should! Inside are two tools you can use.
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