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Sort GNOME Shell Apps!

This simple shell script makes the GNOME Shell Apps Dashboard sort the apps into their respective categories based on the FreeDesktop standard.

Results

A nicely sorted Apps Dashboard!

Screenshot App icons are property of their respective owners.

How to use?

You may want to back up your dConf before doing this, just in case something goes wrong.

Using the new beta interactive script

  1. Clone or download the repository from GitHub.
  2. Open a terminal and cd to the directory containing the files.
  3. Flag interactive.py as executable: chmod +x interactive.py
  4. Run the script: ./interactive.py
  5. Follow the instructions on-screen and make selections using the keyboard.
  6. Enjoy!

Using the legacy shell script

  1. Clone or download this repository from GitHub.
  2. Open a terminal and cd to the directory containing the files.
  3. Flag appfixer.sh as executable: chmod +x ./appfixer.sh
  4. Run ./appfixer.sh from a terminal.
  5. Restart GNOME Shell by pressing ALT+F2 and running the command r. Alternatively, you could restart your machine or log out/in to achieve this.
  6. Enjoy!

Got a problem?

Read the Wiki FAQ to see if your problem has already been solved. If not, then open an issue.