Articles by "shell extensions"
Showing posts with label shell extensions. Show all posts
Install Gnome Shell 3.4 and Extensions for Gnome Shell 3.4 in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Gnome 3.4 is the second GNOME release since 3.0 back in April 2011. It brings a large number of improvements to the user experience, including many bug fixes and small enhancements. The result is a shinier, more polished, more reliable GNOME 3.
This release also contains some important new developments. Applications have been a major focus for recent design and development effort, and a host of applications have had significant updates for this release.

gnome shell 3.4

To Install Gnome Shell on Ubuntu 12.04 (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
Here is complete Release Announcement of Gnome 3.4.

First Add NoobsLab PPA to install following Extensions:

>> Install Weather Extension:
weather extension
Open Terminal and enter following command:

To get your Yahoo ID, go to, enter your city/zip code and when you find it, look for the orange "RSS" icon on the right. Hovering this icon, you'll see your code - this is the WOEID.
    When you click on RSS icon, You'll see this URL in address bar
    For Example: (See picture Below)
    The Red Color is "WOEID" code.

    gnome shell weather

    Copy and paste your Woeid id in settings.
    Now Restart your Gnome Shell (Press Alt+F2 and type: 'r') or Logout and Login back.

    >> Install Message Notifier Extension:

    open Terminal and enter following command:

    >> Install System Monitor Extension:
    gnome shell

    open Terminal and enter following command:

    >> Install Bottom Panel, Shutdown, Panel Favorites, Application Menu, Clock, Workspace Extension:

    Bottom Panel Extension
    gnome shell

    Shutdown Menu Extension
    gnome shell

    Panel Favorites Extension
    gnome shell

    Applications Menu Extension
    gnome shell

    Move clock Extension
    gnome shell

    Static Workspace Extension
    gnome shell

    open Terminal and enter following command:

    >> Install Gnome Shell Official Extensions:
    In this extension you can find User-Theme Extension, with this extension you can enable themes in Gnome Shell 3.4.
    gnome shell themes

    Themes Enabled 
    gnome shell 3.4 themes

    Also you will get other Extensions: Native Window Placement, Alternative Status Menu, Alternative Tab, User Themes, Workspace Indicator, Dock, Places Status Indicator, Auto Move Windows, System Monitor, Gajim IM Integration, Removable Drive Menu, WindowNavigator, Applications Menu Extension.

    Enter following command to Install Official Gnome Shell 3.4 Extensions:
    After Installation Press Alt+F2 and type 'r' to restart Gnome Shell, or just logout and login back. Open Gnome Tweak Tool to change/install shell Themes.

    Also Checkout Important Things to do After Install of Ubuntu 12.04

    That's it
    Install Pantheon Theme for Gnome Shell 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot/Fedora

    Installation of Gnome Shell Themes:
    • Backup /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme folder
    • Extract the archive and rename gnome-shell to theme
    • Copy this folder to /usr/share/gnome-shell/
    • Restart Gnome Shell by hitting Alt+F2, then type 'r' and Press Enter
    • You can also use Gnome Tweak Tool to install directly from zip file
    You can also install theme selector extension and use gnome tweak tool to switch themes. Follow the instructions below (for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot):
    • Run the following command: sudo apt-get install git-core
    • Install Gnome Tweak Tool by running following command: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool
    • Download Gnome Shell extensions by running following command: git clone git://
    • Now access the directory from terminal by running following command: cd gnome-shell-extensions/
    • Finally run this command to install the extension: ./ --prefix=$HOME/.local --enable-extensions="user-theme"
    • Logout, come back and use Gnome Tweak Tool to switch themes.
    Here is the Guide to Install Gnome Tweak Tool.

    ubuntu gnome shell themes

    fedora shell themes
    • gnome-shell 3.2.0 or higher
    • gnome-shell-extension-common 3.2.0 or higher
    • Droid-Sans fonts were strongly recommended since it must be the default fonts for elementary.
    • gdm 3.2.0 or higher
    Download Pantheon Theme from Gnome-Look Link