GNOME Shell, next generation desktop shell


Provides core interface functions like switching windows, launching applications or see your notifications. It takes advantage of the capabilities of modern graphics hardware and introduces innovative user interface concepts to provide a delightful and easy to use experience. GNOME Shell is the defining technology of the GNOME 3 user experience.

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Get Involved

The main GNOME newcomers guide is useful for anyone wanting to contribute to GNOME. The tutorial on building GNOME contains information on how to build GNOME Shell.

Other useful information on contributing:


See the extensions page for information on developing extensions. We also need help to review extensions!


GNOME Shell project takes a highly considered and open approach to design. Designers are involved in every stage of the development process from start to finish. The design process is not a hit and run - slap it on in the end affair.

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Projects/GnomeShell (last edited 2018-03-29 23:02:27 by SvitozarCherepii)