Some desktops are featured because of their widgets, while others because they’re full of useful data. This week’s featured desktop, from Lifehacker Chookstar, gets the nod because it’s simple, elegant, and uses smart GNOME tweaking to bring everything together neatly.
If you’re using GNOME as the UI and desktop environment on your Linux system, this look and feel isn’t difficult to capture as your own (or tweak to your liking). Here’s what Chookstar used to do it:
- The wallpaper from My Little Pixels (where the photographer actually has prints for sale!)
- The Elegance Colors shell theme for the overall look and feel
- The Dash to Dock extension to create the application launcher dock on the left
- The Typhoon weather app for the drop-down with current conditions on the desktop
That’s all there is to this one.