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'''Introducing Gnome 3'''
 
'''Introducing Gnome 3'''

Revision as of 23:18, 22 June 2011

Fedora 15 User Guide: Gnome 3 Chapter

Introducing Gnome 3

- Fedora 15 includes Gnome 3

Brief History of Gnome

Gnome 3 design philosophy

 - Reducing distractions
 - Future direction:
    Gnome 3.1
    Zeitgeist / Gnome Activity Journal

Key differences from Gnome 2

- task list is gone
- nautilus changes
  - going up a directory
- notifications

Limitations

- can't create custom launchers

Customizing Gnome 3 with shell extensions

- alternate-tab
- alternative-status-menu
- auto-move-windows
- dock
- drive-menu
- native-window-placement
- places-menu
- user-theme
- windowsNavigator

Other customization options

- Docky
- gnome-activity-journal
- gnome-tweak-tools

Workspaces

- workspaces described

Accessibility options

System settings

- Gnome Control Center

How to:

Log in
Log out
Shut down
Start an application
Switch between running applications
  - switch between windows
Maximize a window
Unmaximize a window
Tile windows side-by-side
Float a window above other windows
Change workspaces
Move a window between workspaces
Change the default application used to open a file
Add an application as a favorite
 - Docky
 - Gnome dock
Monitor system resources
 - gnome-system-monitor

Reference: Gnome 3 keyboard shortcuts