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Hamster Gnome Shell extension

Simple Hamster shell extension for Gnome 3.


The extension is available on

Current compatible Gnome shell version: 3.18
For previous shell versions check releases.

Manual installation for testing and development

To install just symlink the checkout folder into ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/ as It looks something like this:

cd ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/
ln -s /path/to/the/checkout

After that you can enable the extension and change the preferences using Tweak Tool, or on


  1. Fork this project
  2. Create a topic branch - git checkout -b my_branch
  3. Push to your branch - git push origin my_branch
  4. Submit a Pull Request with your branch
  5. That's it!
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