In yesterday was released GNOME 2.31.2 Shell, a major shift in famous desk that aims to be what at time KDE 4.
Shell Gnome now has support for Telepathy instant messaging, application menu on top panel (for moment, only option "Quit"), among others.
Other important changes in GNOME 2.31.2 Shell
- A magnifier has-been added to shell, this is mostly meant for accessibility, But Also will be useful for general use.
- The clock is now configurable via GConf and add a simple preferences dialog (gnome-shell-clock-preferences)
- A performance event log tracks That has-been added events (Such as paints frame), and statistics malloc'ed Such as memory.
- and more
Shell Installing Gnome
$ Sudo apt-add-ppa repository: ricotz / testing & & sudo apt-get update
$ Sudo apt-get install gnome-shell
Run "gnome-shell - replace" to launch.
Since I installed it to see if it is a bit more polished.