Enable Gnome’s Default Auto-Resize Left Dock in Ubuntu

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This tutorial is going to show Ubuntu begginers how to enable Gnome’s default left panel (Dock), which has an auto-resize panel height.

In Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, the left panel (called Dock) is by default extended to all the available screen height, which looks just like it does in the previous default Unity desktop.

While the Settings utility only offers options to toggle auto-hide, icon size, and panel position, here’s how to enable auto-resize panel height (or width if panel moved to bottom).

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Ubuntu/GNOME 一些好用的扩展



可在 https://extensions.gnome.org/ 中下载安装.注册该网站,浏览器会提示安装相应扩展。

archlinux可以在aur中搜索gnome-shell-extension的关键字查找(以”插件名+shell“进行搜索,如yaourt weather shell)。


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[Howto] Use wayland with propietary nvidia drivers

Wayland does not play well with proprietary drivers. Currently the biggest issue is that nvidia does currently not support Xwayland properly, so apps that require it get software rendering. This includes most games, which are the most common use case for proprietary nvidia drivers. This is why gnome automatically disables Wayland if you have nvidia. … Read more