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Gnome 3.0 hides a lot of useful options and you have to use dconf-editor to customize them.
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[[Category:Desktop environments (English)]]
Firstly be sure that at-spi2-{core,atk} are not installed because dconf-editor will crash if accessibility is enabled (needs more information about how do disable this without removing the packages) https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=640089
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[[Category:HOWTOs (English)]]
  
==Change font==
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{{Article summary start}}
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{{Article summary text|GNOME 3 provides a modern desktop, rewritten from scratch, using the GTK3+.}}
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{{Article summary heading|Overview}}
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{{Article summary text|{{Graphical user interface overview}}}}
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{{Article summary end}}
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For GNOME 3, the GNOME Project has started from scratch and created a completely new, modern desktop designed for today's users and technologies. In GNOME 3:
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* There is a new default modern visual theme and font
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* The Activities view which provides an easy way to access all your windows and applications
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* Built-in (integrated) messaging desktop services
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* A more subtle notifications' system and a more discreet panel
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* A fast Activities' search feature
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* A new System Settings application
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* ... and more features like: window tiling (Aero Snap like), an improved Nautilus etc.
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== Enabling hidden features ==
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Gnome 3.0 hides a lot of useful options and you have to use '''dconf-editor''' to customize them.
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Firstly be sure that '''at-spi2-{core,atk}''' are '''not''' installed because dconf-editor will crash if accessibility is enabled (needs more information about how do disable this without removing the packages) https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=640089
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=== Change font===
 
  '''org.gnome.desktop.interface'''
 
  '''org.gnome.desktop.interface'''
  
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  use-custom-font: checked
 
  use-custom-font: checked
  
==Font Rendering==
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=== Font Rendering===
 
  '''org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings'''
 
  '''org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings'''
  
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  hinting: slight
 
  hinting: slight
  
==lid is close action==
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==="Lid is close" action===
 
  ''' org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power'''
 
  ''' org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power'''
 
   
 
   
 
  active: checked
 
  active: checked
  lid-close-ac-action: none or blank. default is to suspend
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  lid-close-ac-action: none or blank. The default action is to suspend

Revision as of 02:08, 6 March 2011

Template:Article summary start Template:Article summary text Template:Article summary heading Template:Article summary text Template:Article summary end

For GNOME 3, the GNOME Project has started from scratch and created a completely new, modern desktop designed for today's users and technologies. In GNOME 3:

  • There is a new default modern visual theme and font
  • The Activities view which provides an easy way to access all your windows and applications
  • Built-in (integrated) messaging desktop services
  • A more subtle notifications' system and a more discreet panel
  • A fast Activities' search feature
  • A new System Settings application
  • ... and more features like: window tiling (Aero Snap like), an improved Nautilus etc.


Enabling hidden features

Gnome 3.0 hides a lot of useful options and you have to use dconf-editor to customize them. Firstly be sure that at-spi2-{core,atk} are not installed because dconf-editor will crash if accessibility is enabled (needs more information about how do disable this without removing the packages) https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=640089

Change font

org.gnome.desktop.interface
font-name: FontName size
use-custom-font: checked

Font Rendering

org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings
antialiasing: rgba
dpi: 96
hinting: slight

"Lid is close" action

 org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power

active: checked
lid-close-ac-action: none or blank. The default action is to suspend