13 Tweaking your gnome terminal – transparency

13 Tweaking your gnome terminal – transparency

Gnome terminal can be changed and tweaked any way you see fit. We make sure the menubar is gone, bigger fonts, transparent background, no scrollbar and limit scrollback is gone. We installed an AUR package via the scripts called gnome-terminal-transparency That is why...
12 How to install and uninstall gnome extensions

12 How to install and uninstall gnome extensions

We use the website to install and uninstall extensions. https://extensions.gnome.org  You can see on this website what extensions are installed on your system. It will only work if you installed the extension in your browser for the gnome extensions. (purple lines at...
11 What are the best gnome shell extensions for ArcoLinuxD Gnome

11 What are the best gnome shell extensions for ArcoLinuxD Gnome

Gnome shell extensions can make your system awesome BUT it can also make it more unstable depending on updates, the extension itself and extensions you combine. Just be aware that glitches can happen. Start with the motto “less is more” and start very minimal with one...
9 Change the gnome settings with your gnome tweak tool

9 Change the gnome settings with your gnome tweak tool

Let us take a longer look at the gnome-tweak-tool. We can change themes, icons and cursors but there is more. Desktop settings are tricky. Do you want to work on your desktop? Have icons on your desktop. We can change fonts – we change the font to the standard...
8 How to autostart the conky’s on ArcoLinuxD Gnome

8 How to autostart the conky’s on ArcoLinuxD Gnome

Starting a conky is a bit more tricky on Gnome. We will show you what stepst to take in Gnome. Normally you would look into gnome-tweak-tool and add the application in Startup Application. We will add conkyzen.desktop from /usr/share/applications to...
7 How to activate the conky’s from ArcoLinuxD on Gnome

7 How to activate the conky’s from ArcoLinuxD on Gnome

Conky’s are installed via the ArcoLinux repo packages in the scripts but you need to select it with conkyzen. We show you how to start a conky. It is the same as on ArcoLinux. So not much to tell you here. Next article we will show you how to make sure the conky...
6 Transforming our dash in Gnome to a dock

6 Transforming our dash in Gnome to a dock

We miss our plank at this point in time. But gnome provides something similar a dash. Installing plank is easy but we want to keep dash but change it to behave like plank. We need to install a gnome shell extension :...
5 Overview of the settings on Nautilus with extra packages

5 Overview of the settings on Nautilus with extra packages

The file manager in Gnome is nautilus. We check out the preferences of Nautilus. We have installed a package to provide us with the option to open folders as administrator.Sometimes you need to change contents in a protected part of your computer. We installed extra...
4 Overview of all the possible settings in ArcoLinuxD Gnome

4 Overview of all the possible settings in ArcoLinuxD Gnome

We take a look at the settings of Gnome. Add the applications you want to the dash of Gnome. Right mouse click will remove an application from the dash again. Add the settings and gnome-tweak-tool to your dash you will need it. We go over all settings. Bear in mind...
3 How to add variety icon to system tray on ArcoLinuxD Gnome

3 How to add variety icon to system tray on ArcoLinuxD Gnome

We changed our icons and themes with gnome-tweak-tool in previous video and installed nautilus-admin. Gnome-extensions can be fun but can be ‘tricky’ or ‘unstable’. Use with care. We want to have the variety icon and we need to install a gnome...
2 How to change icons, themes and cursors in ArcoLinuxD Gnome

2 How to change icons, themes and cursors in ArcoLinuxD Gnome

In Gnome we need an extra package called gnome-tweak-tool to change icons, themes, cursors and much more. We use the Activities in the top left to get an overview of all your applications and windows that are open. You can start typing to look for an application. You...