Apply a Blur Effect to GNOME Shell UI elements
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README.md

GNOME Shell Extension - Blyr

License: GPL v3 Donate

Apply a Blur Effect to GNOME Shell UI elements

Screenshots

Activities Background Blur:

Overview with a blur intensity of 10:

Overview with a blur intensity of 30:

Panel Blur:

GNOME Shell 3.26 only:

Extension Preferences:

Installation

Official

Install blyr using the official repository: extensions.gnome.org

Manual

git clone git@github.com:yozoon/gnome-shell-extension-blyr.git
cd gnome-shell-extension-blyr/
make local-install

Now just restart the Shell and enable the extension.

To remove the extension just run:

make local-uninstall

Troubleshooting

On some Ubuntu installs the preferences dialog won't open. To fix the issue install the gtkclutter bindings as follows:

sudo apt install gir1.2-gtkclutter-1.0

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