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Awesome GNOME

A curated list of awesome apps, extensions, modules, themes and tools for the Gnome Desktop Environment.

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Last Update: Dec. 1, 2020, 9:02 a.m.

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Internet and Networking

Run web apps on your desktop.

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Official web browser project of GNOME. ![GNOME Core][GNOME Core]

Web browser that uses vertical tabs.

Lightweight and fast web browser.

Modern mail client, created originally by Yorba.

An RSS/Atom feed reader.

Client for Jami, a secure communication tool.

Graphical frontend for Hamachi.

Office

Viewer for NFO files

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Modern GTK Python Ebook Reader app to easily read epub files

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A simple ebook reader for Elementary OS

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A simple and modern GTK eBook reader

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A simple metadata editor for PDFs for Linux and Windows

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🖊 A gtk3 markdown editor

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Personal document manager for scanned documents and PDFs.

Simple application to extract, merge, rotate and reorder pages of PDF documents.

Productivity and Time

A time tracking application

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GPL-2.0

Minimalistic personal task manager designed to fit right into your GNOME desktop.

[GNOME Circle][GNOME Circle]

Simple pomodoro timer.

Multimedia

A powerful, beautiful, and simple podcast client for the modern free desktop.

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A simple GTK+ frontend for mpv

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Limiter, compressor, reverberation, equalizer and auto volume effects for Pulseaudio applications

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A modern audio book player for Linux using GTK+ 3

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Runtime for web-based music streaming services providing a more native user experience and integration with Linux desktop environments.

Beautiful music application.

Audio player specialized for transcription.

Multimedia converter.

Beautiful and powerful video editor.

Listen to your favourite podcasts.

Graphics

Color box to help developers and designers

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MIT

A drawing application for the GNOME desktop.

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Powerful and advanced application to manage your photos and images.

Gaming

Lutris client - Open Source gaming platform for GNU/Linux

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Game launcher and an emulation frontend to libretro.

System and Customization

A tiling terminal emulator for Linux using GTK+ 3

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MPL-2.0

A little utility for creation or edition of GNOME desktop's XML wallpapers

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Graphical interface for advanced GNOME3 settings.

Manage your applications categories if you use a traditional application menu like Arc or the Application Menu.

Set a different background for each monitor.

Unified administration panel for heterogeneous Linux servers.

Utilities

Clipboard management system

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BSD-2-Clause

Simple animated GIF screen recorder with an easy to use interface

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User friendly Open Source screencaster for Linux written in GTK. Using free GStreamer modules and not depend on FFmpeg.

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Simple search application.

Simple and fast tool for removing duplicate files.

Keepass-compatible password manager.

Password manager compatible with freedesktop secrets.

Development and Design

SQL Client built in Vala

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GPL-3.0

IDE for GNOME that is focused on bringing the power of the GNOME platform to more developers.

Simple Git commit message editor.

Design Tooling

Tool for viewing the GNOME colour palette.

Checks the contrast between two colors.

Find the right icon to use on your GNOME application.

Others

View, access, and manage remote and virtual systems.

Third-party Apps Plugins

A GNOME👣 theme for Firefox🔥

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Unlicense

A terminal embedded in Nautilus, the GNOME's file browser

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GPL-3.0

Complete overhaul

Make your desktop more similar to W7/KDE.

Desktop

GNOME Shell extension providing an access to devices, bookmarks and recent files on the desktop.

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A GNOME Shell extension providing customizable sticky notes

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Menus

Category-based menu for applications. ![GNOME Classic][GNOME Core]

Menu that provides fast access to your folders. ![GNOME Classic][GNOME Core]

Applets

Improve focus and increase your productivity by listening to different sounds right from GNOME Shell.

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n/a

Clipboard Manager extension for Gnome-Shell - Adds a clipboard indicator to the top panel, and saves clipboard history.

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MIT

Gnome-Shell wallpaper changing extension with multiple profile support

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MIT

This extension provide a popup menu with some emojis ; clicking on an emoji copies it to the clipboard.

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GPL-3.0

A mediaplayer indicator for GNOME Shell 3.18+.

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KDE Connect implementation for GNOME

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An extension for managing docker containers

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Tiny extension for gnome shell, which show public IP and nothing more

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Minimize any app to tray

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Syncs gnome shell keybindings, tweaks settings and extensions with their configuration across all gnome installations

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Applet that let you deactivate the GNOME lock screen.

A todo.txt manager, time tracker, timer, stopwatch, pomodoro, and alarm clock.

Turns executables' standard output into panel dropdown menus.

Windows

GNOME Shell extension showing a video preview on the corner of the screen

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MIT

gnome shell extension that tiles windows as you like.

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Tiled scrollable window management for Gnome Shell

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Merges the activity bar and the title bar of maximized windows.

Tiling window extension.

Docks and Panels

Modern dock that fuses the functionalities of workspaces and docks.

Audio

Gnome extension that adds volume sliders for every application emitting audio in the system menu.

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MIT

Gnome Shell Extension to show a simple chooser to select Input & Output device based on gnome control center

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Usage Experience

A GNOME Shell Extension for customizable hot corners.

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GPL-3.0

Coverflow like Alt-Tab replacement for Gnome-Shell and Cinnamon

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GPL-3.0

Visual Changes

Apply a Blur Effect to GNOME Shell UI elements

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GPL-2.0

A gnome extensions that gives the panel, the dash and the workspace switcher a transparent background.

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n/a

Services integration

Gnome Email Notifications

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Themes

Graphical application for generating different color variations of a Arc, Materia and Oomox themes (GTK2, GTK3 and others), Archdroid, Gnome-Colors, Numix, Papirus, Suru++ icons, and terminal palette.

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Upstream-based

A tweaked, more compact version of Adwaita.

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A compact GTK theme based on Adwaita

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Ubuntu community theme "yaru". Better than a 🌯.

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Look-a-like Themes

Gnome-OSC-themes are GTK-themes for the gnome-desktop

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GTK2/3 + GNOME Shell theme based on a Ubuntu 18.04 design concept.

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Material

A Material Design theme for GNOME/GTK based desktop environments

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An adaptive Gtk+ theme based on Material Design Guidelines

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Vimix is a flat Material Design theme for GTK 3, GTK 2 and Gnome-Shell etc.

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A Gtk theme based on Material Design Refresh. (GTK, Shell)

Flat

A flat theme with transparent elements (actively maintained fork)

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System76 Pop GTK+ Theme

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n/a

A modern flat theme with a combination of light and dark elements.

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Themes for GTK, gnome-shell and more.

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Skeumorphic

Desktop Suite for Xfce

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n/a

Vertex is a theme for GTK 3, GTK 2, Gnome-Shell and Cinnamon

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Themes for GTK, gnome-shell and more.

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Upstream Style

GNOME++, a third-party icons theme, based on new GNOME 3.32's Adwaita

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n/a

System76 Pop icon theme for Linux

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n/a

Material Icons

Papirus icon theme for Linux

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Material icon theme.

Flat Icons

La Capitaine is an icon pack designed to integrate with most desktop environments. The set of icons takes inspiration from the latest iterations of macOS and Google's Material Design.

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Homogeneous Icons

Gnome Icon Pack based upon Faenza, optimized for dark themes

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Linux packaging for Numix Circle

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Linux packaging for Numix Square

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Simple squared icon theme, loosely based on the Tango specification.

Skeumorphic Icons

Elementary icons forked from upstream, extended and maintained for Xfce

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GPL-2.0

Cursors

Material Based Cursors 🚀

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An x-cursor theme inspired by macOS and based on KDE Breeze. Designed to pair well with my icon pack, La Capitaine.

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n/a

X11 mouse theme with a comics feeling.

Official Venues

GNOME Communities

GNOME on Social Networks

Libraries

Companion library to GObject and Gtk+, providing various new features.

Examples

Documentations

Perfect place to start contributing to GNOME.

Contains all the official GNOME documentations.

Documentation about Vala.

Documentation for the JavaScript GTK bindings.

Introduction to writing GTK+ 3 applications in Python.