In the next article I will show you how to access the controls gnome-shell, From which we can control many aspects and configurations.
The tool or application to control gnome-shell, Is called pinch tools and it does not come pre-installed with the packages from our favorite desktop, but we will have to install it ourselves.
to install pinch tools we will only have to open one new terminal and type the following command:
sudo apt-get install gnome-pinch-tool
once we have the tool installed we can run it from the same terminal by typing gnome-tweak-tool, Or from any part of ours Ubuntu pressing the key Alt + F2 and typing the same order.
The control screen pinch tools that will appear to us will be the following one:
Main features of pinching tools
From the first option, desk, We will control everything related to the main desk from our computer, for example we can select if the folder is shown home, The icon of my computer or the recycle bin, as well as deciding whether to mount removable units directly on the desktop.
From the second option we find, install gnome-shell extensions, We will be able to do exactly what the statement says, install extensions and enhancements for our desktop.
From the third option called gnome-shell, We will be able to control from how we viewed the clock and the data from the top bar, to how the buttons in the windows of open applications, or what the computer should do depending on the battery level or if we close the lid.
In this option called themes, We will control everything related to graphics and the visual theme from our desktop, both windows and icons, as well as being able to install new specific themes for gnome-shell.
In the option typographies we will control everything related to the source of our system, And with the last option of all, Windows, We will control the actions that the windows must perform and their behavior.
As you can see, gnome-tweak-tool is an essential tool that will help us modify the desktop to our liking gnome-shell.
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