Sunday, November 20, 2011

Fedora 16 Useful Extensions for Gnome 3.2

0. Pre step:
sudo yum install dconf-editor
sudo yum install gnome-tweak-tool
mkdir ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions

1. Revome Accessibility menu:
source of wisdom:site1 site2. Perfect page for Russian Ubuntu users - read here.

- Download sources noa11y-X.X.tar.gz from
- Unzip it to ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions
- gnome-tweak-tool does not recognize it to install from UI. So do it from terminal:
gsettings get enabled-extensions
store exited extensions list in clip-board
gsettings set enabled-extensions "['',<List from previous/copied extensions >]"
- Restart GNOME Shell ([Alt]+[F2], press "r", press [ENTER]) or logout/login.

2. Removable drives and 'Places' folders:
sudo yum install gnome-shell-extensions-places-menu
- Restart GNOME Shell ([Alt]+[F2], press "r", press [ENTER]) or logout/login.

3. Enhance ALT+TAB behaviour:
sudo yum install gnome-shell-extensions-alternate-tab

4. Power OFF from top menu
DOES NOT WORK without image for user, please assign image before activation:
sudo yum install gnome-shell-extensions-alternative-status-menu

5. In grid layout of all windows it is hard to find your application, make it more clear:
sudo yum install gnome-shell-extensions-native-window-placement

6. To manage properties of the extension use
Alt + F2 ,  "dconf-editor" , org > gnome > shell > extensions > "required extension"

7. Skype indicator to top panel, look here.

8. Pidgin indicator to top panel, look here.

9. Remove disabled bluetooth icon. does not work, due to bug link1.

10. TODO: convenient System Monitor for CPU and Memory.

11. TODO: Weather extension. try link,

12. TODO: Top panel autohide and overlay for windows images - link1,

13. TODO: remove Battery icon when on cable.

14. TODO: Is it possible to shorten length between icons in top panel ?

IM Notifications for Gnome 3

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