How do you customize your GNOME desktop?

For me it involves installing the following packages:

yay -S matcha-gtk-theme-git
yay -S xcursor-breeze
yay -S yaru-sound-theme-git # mainly cause I like the notification sounds for confirming that i've connected/disconnected the charger
pacman -S papirus-icon-theme

…the following extensions:

Dash to dock
Kstatusnotifieritem/appindicator support # so steam will appear in the toolbar
Timezones extension # i interact with people from around the world so nice to know times in multiple timzeones at a glance
User themes

and finally installing gnome terminal themes from: https://github.com/Mayccoll/Gogh and tilda themes from https://github.com/Gwyki/base16-tilda

How do you style your GNOME desktop to your tastes?

EDIT: Screenshot added

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A screenshot will be useful here:

On the left, dash-to-dock. In the top, gnome-shell-extension-weather, pamac indicator and gnome-shell-extension-appindicator to get tray icons.

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Left dash-to-dock, top panel taskbar 2000, frippery mve clock, desktop Laxaros icons, Mc-OS-Tranparent-1.3 theme. Arc menu in dock AmbianceDSBlueSB12 shell theme

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That icon set is mint. Love the style of them.


Screenshot shows the extensions and themes I am using. I don’t have any of the built-in themes enabled.

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I optimise my GNOME setup by using MATE… :rofl:

GNOME2 FTW!

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you funny

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I just use simple Gnome look with pop tiling ext but 99% of time I use i3Wm

I keep it simple because i stupid :rofl:

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Only use Tray Icons extension.

Flat Remix Gnome Shell & Application theme

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that flat Remix is nice :+1: i use as well :smiley:

I play with " Albert " atm " https://github.com/albertlauncher/albert " It fast and clean… i use on OSX as it 100% better than apple “spotlight” It work great on Arch/linux :shushing_face:

@mandog can’t find Laxaros icons anywhere. Got a link?

Do you mean the ones in his dash to panel?

In the text of his post -

Most likely Candy icons, there are other variations…

Nope not it.

Nevermind he’s such a cryptic old #$$%#%. :laughing:

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Extensions:

  • Clipboard Indicator
  • Dash to Dock
  • Unite

Theme:

  • Applications: Adwaita-dark
  • Cursor: Yaru
  • Icons: Luna Dark
  • Kvantum: KvGnomeDark

Apps:

  • All the things: Native packages, AppImages, Flatpaks, Snaps, AUR, random built from source. It’s one of the big things I love about Arch…access to the latest of everything.
  • Guake dropdown terminal
  • Ulauncher

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I’m still a sucker for Adwaita

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