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Gnome 3 desktop setup notes - Ubuntu 12.04LTS.

Gnome 3 desktop setup notes - Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My current sane desktop settings/setup for Gnome 3 shell. Starting with Ubuntu 12.04LTS desktop as a base.

Install Gnome 3 shell and tweak tool

  • $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
  • $ sudo apt-get update
  • $ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell
  • $ sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Gnome 3 extensions

Greybird theme install

Gnome tweak tool settings

  • $ gnome-tweak-tool
  • Fonts
    • Text scaling: 1.0
    • Default font: Ubuntu/8
    • Document font: Sans/10
    • Monospace font: Ubuntu Mono/10
    • Window title font: Ubuntu Bold/8
    • Hinting: Slight
    • Antialiasing: Rgba
  • Theme
    • Cursor: Adwaita
    • Icon theme: Ubuntu-mono-dark
    • GTK+ theme: Greybird-git
    • Window theme: Greybird-git

Gnome 'activities' animation disable

Remove Ubuntu overlay scrollbars

  • $ sudo apt-get remove overlay-scrollbar liboverlay-scrollbar-0.2-0 liboverlay-scrollbar3-0.2-0
  • Reboot
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