Tag: gnome

Gnome Shell 40 upgrade

Performing my mundane periodic software package upgrade on a laptop I did not expect anything spectacular to happen. The Informant did not stopped the upgrade due to some breaking news. There was no problem with mirrors, key signatures, cyclic dependencies or incompatible package…

Hide blueman-applet in Gnome Shell

In my previous post, I have described why I have installed XFCE alongside my daily driver, which currently is Gnome Shell. XFCE required me to install and run nm-applet and blueman-aplet during startup. Gnome Shell does not need these packages. Network and Bluetooth functionality…

Solutions to a buggy system package

There was bug in mutter, a default Gnome Shell compositor for Wayland. There was a bug fixed in v3.38.4 fixed via !1784 that made Gnome Shell crash certain click event (like every ~5 minutes of usage or so). When I have found out I cannot use my system like this anymore, I basica…

Keep Gnome Shell settings in dotfiles with yadm

Gnome project went through a long and turbulent journey in a open-source world, filled with forks, pivotal changes and controversy. Gnome is based on GTK widget toolkit. Widget toolkit is a software library used to build graphical user interface (GUI). GTK was born as a more open…