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How to beautify Fedora20 GNOME?

asked 2014-10-27 22:20:02 -0500

Gaurav Dighe gravatar image

updated 2014-10-28 06:01:14 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

I have Fedora 20 and have installed murrine engine, pixbuf engine and unicco engine.

And I have below questions:

  1. How to install emerald themes and compiz in Fedora 20 GNOME
  2. How to install other third-pary GTK themes? I have few GTK themes downloaded from net. But they are not appearing as they have shown it. I am having this issue with almost every GTK theme.
  3. Which extensions can beautify GNOME?
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Conky, Moka, Numix (Fedy or PostInstallerF)

davidva gravatar imagedavidva ( 2014-10-28 01:16:47 -0500 )edit

How to install conky and will you please recommed on how to get the gnome-side-panel to the bottom.

Gaurav Dighe gravatar imageGaurav Dighe ( 2014-10-28 01:37:59 -0500 )edit

@Gaurav Dighe

su -c 'dnf -y install conky'

If you want configure easy conky, You can use "conky-manager" available in postinstallerf... If you want an gnome-side-panel, maybe exist an gnome extension

Also exist Cairo Dock

su -c 'dnf -y install cairo-dock'
davidva gravatar imagedavidva ( 2014-10-29 02:50:47 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-10-28 10:22:13 -0500

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updated 2014-10-28 10:28:58 -0500

1) Gnome 3 uses Mutter compositing window manager, so Compiz can't be used with gnome-shell.

2) In order to use the GTK+ themes, you only need to extract them in ~/.themes, then open gnome-tweak-tool and select them from there.

3) About extensions, please take a look at: https://extensions.gnome.org/ and browse the site, it is easy to install/uninstall them from Firefox. You can also use gnome-tweak-tool to manage your extensions.

HTH,

Germán.

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