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Replace Activities with Fedora logo in Gnome 3

asked 2011-11-15 16:23:06 -0500

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updated 2011-11-25 22:22:09 -0500

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How to replace top left Activities text with a Fedora logo in Gnome 3 and above ?

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answered 2013-07-01 07:24:10 -0500

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I've found this extension ( extensions.gnome.org/extension/358/activities-configurator/ ) pretty helpful. Then you can use icons from:

/usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/fedora-logo-icon.png
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/fedora-logo-icon.png
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/36x36/apps/fedora-logo-icon.png
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/fedora-logo-icon.png
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/apps/fedora-logo-icon.png
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Here is the link to the extension mentionned

https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/358/activities-configurator/

hmaarrfk gravatar imagehmaarrfk ( 2013-07-01 11:54:56 -0500 )edit
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answered 2011-11-15 20:16:45 -0500

E. Lewis gravatar image

This extension does not work for me under Gnome 3.0. I tried all suggestions in the /activitiesbutton@fpmurphy.com/README file to no avail. The recommendation: gnome-shell-extension-tool -e activitiesbutton@fpmurphy.com returns an error: 'gnome-shell-extension-tool: error: no such option: -e' I do not know whether or not it works under Gnome 3.2, haven't tested it yet.

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It only works for Gnome 3 and above, and you don't have to do the gnome-shell-extension-tool -e option. If everything is alright, then just reloading the Gnome Shell results in the Fedora logo

SoumyaC gravatar imageSoumyaC ( 2011-11-15 23:21:28 -0500 )edit
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answered 2011-11-15 16:30:04 -0500

SoumyaC gravatar image

After lot of search found a gnome-shell-extension which needs to be downloaded from below link -

gnome-shell-extension

Extract it into $HOME/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions

Do a "Alt+F2" and enter "r" to reload the Gnome3 shell and voila you have "Activities" text replaced by Fedora logo :)

One small check is to verify the metadata.json file under the extracted folder to check it specifies the same version of Gnome-Shell you are using or not, if not just change it.

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