Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SourceThe GNOME Desktop project has decided to offer users a set of extensions so that they can revert their desktops back to the style of GNOME 2.0.
on 11/28/2012 – Made popular on 11/28/2012
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SourceDespite public perception to the contrary, GNOME developers pay a great deal of attention to the opinions of users, senior GNOME developer Vincent Untz told iTWire today.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SourceOne of the co-founders of the GNOME Desktop Project has reacted to the numerous criticisms that GNOME 3, the latest iteration of the desktop environment, has received, by putting it all down to power users and "yellow" journalists.
The day is finally here, the day that the GNOME team releases GNOME 3.0, the first major revision of the GNOME project since 2002. Little of GNOME 2.x is left in GNOME 3.0, and as such, you could call it GNOME's KDE4. We're living in fortunate times, what, with two wildly divergent open source desktops.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SauceFor a long time, the co-founder of the GNOME desktop project, Miguel de Icaza, has not been heard of in the media. A few days back he surfaced, claiming to know why the Linux desktop has made little or no gain among computer users.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SauceFrom time to time, the GNOME Desktop Project blows up, with one developer or another indulging in soul-searching and realising that the project lacks direction. Or people. Or something else.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SauceIn what can only be interpreted as a desperate attempt to catch up with the rest, the GNOME Desktop Project has announced that it will be developing its own operating system.
GNOME Classic is a GNOME 3 desktop designed to offer the look-and-feel of a GNOME 2/MATE desktop, that is, of a traditional or classic GNOME desktop. It’s for people who are not fond of the default GNOME Shell. It comes with every installation of GNOME 3, offered as an option in the login screen’s Session menu. To use it (GNOME […]
It is now solved. I installed extensions from here . These extensions make available gnome 2 features in gnome 3 by using native gnome 3 code and not by making to fall back to gnome 2. But these extensions doesn't have one feature i am looking for , which is launchers. For that only i found was to install gnome-panel. Which is a gnome2 thing.
GNOME Shell Extensions have done more than any other set of features to make GNOME 3 usable. Nearly 270 in number, they provide a degree of customization that was missing in the first GNOME 3 releases.