Gnome Archives

Gnome 3.32 is released and with it some new good things

Mar/14/2019 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

One of the reasons that made me change from the ubuntu version of gnome to the default one was to actually be able to get the updates for it faster. As of yesterday the new version was out. Version 3.32 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements, performance improvements and new features.

This release features a refreshed visual style ranging from an entirely new set of app icons to improvements to the user interface style. Many of the base style colors have been saturated, giving them a more vivid, vibrant appearance. Buttons are more rounded and have a softer “shadow” border. Switches no longer use the explicit ON and OFF text, instead using color to indicate state.

Check the release notes here.

I haven't really upgraded but I'm really excited about doing it.

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How to use vanilla gnome session in Ubuntu 18.04

Mar/09/2019 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Gnome if basically my favourite desktop environment, since I moved away from Mac OS and started using Linux full time I tried a lot of flavours. But always ended up back into gnome.

However, I never really liked the Ubuntu implementation of it. I always preffer the vanilla version. But Ubuntu its still my favourite distribution so how to get both?

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I think I just found my favorite icon pack for gnome

Aug/08/2018 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Presenting Flat Remix. Flat remix is a pretty simple icon theme inspired on material design. It is mostly flat with some shadows, highlights and gradients for some depth and uses a colorful palette with nice contrasts.

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