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GameMode GNOME Shell Extension

GameMode is a software package to "optimize Linux system performance on demand". This GNOME Shell extension will show the current status of GameMode. For it to work, GameMode 1.4 or greater and GNOME Shell version 3.34 or greater are required.


Installation from source

Obtain the current development version of GameMode extension via:

git clone

A script is included to create a zip archive which also can also install the extension for the current user. It depends on meson, ninja and jq.

./         # just create the archive
./ install # create the archive and install it


The GameMode GNOME Shell extension is distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License, version 2.1 or later. See the COPYING file for details.