You can easily tweak your Fedora 16 using extensions . With this guide you have two option, install all extensions once or install just fe of them what you want to use. There’s a lot of extensions, but those which are presented in this guide can be installed via the YUM package management, as well as they are of good quality.
1. Switch to root user
2 Install gnome-tweak-tool
gnome-tweak-tool works as a dependency for installing extensions
to install gnome-tweak tool copy the following
[root@localhost ~]#yum install gnome-tweak-tool
3.Install Gnome-Shell extensions
3.1 Classic Alt+Tab behavior (Window based instead of app based URL)
Lets you use classic Alt+Tab (window-based instead of app-based)
in GNOME Shell. GNOME Shell groups multiple instances of the same
yum install gnome-shell-extension-alternate-tab
NOTE: This extension disables grouping.
3.2 Replace Suspend with “Power off” on user menu
For those who want a power off item visible at all the time,
replaces GNOME Shell user menu with one featuring separate
Suspend and Power Off. Adds the ability to hibernate as well.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-alternative-status-menu
3.3 GNOME 2.style application menu for GNOME Shell
yum install gnome-shell-extension-apps-menu
3.4 Assign workspaces to applications
Lets you manage your workspaces more easily, assigning a specific workspace to each application as soon as it creates a window, in a manner configurable with a GSettings key.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-auto-move-windows
3.5 Collection of extensions providing additional and optional functionality to GNOME Shell
GNOME Shell Extensions is a collection of extensions providing additional and optional functionality to GNOME Shell. Common files and directories needed by extensions are provided here.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-common
3.6 Show CPU temperature on GNOME Shell
Gnome Shell Extensions that adds an applet on the panel which reveals current CPU temperature in Degree Celsius and Fahrenheit.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-cpu-temperature
3.7 Shows a dock-style task switcher permanently
Shows a dock-style task switcher on the right side of the screen permanently.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-dock
3.8 Disk device manager in the status area
Adds a menu in the system status area that tracks removable disk devices
attached and offers to browse them and eject/unmount them.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-drive-menu
3.9 GNOME Shell extension for GPaste
yum install gnome-shell-extension-gpaste
3.10 Manage icons in top bar
A gnome-shell extension to manage icons in top bar. Add/remove icons
from top bar panel by simple editing gsettings.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-icon-manager
3.11 Control Mediaplayers
A gnome-shell extension to control mediaplayers. Gnome shell extension
Mediaplayers is a simple extension for displaying player control, music &
music cover in Gnome Shell.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-mediaplayers
3.12 Arrange Windows in Overview
Arrange windows in overview in a more native way.This extension employs an
algorithm(taken from KDE) for layouting the thumbnails in the overview that
more closely reflects the positions and relativesizes of the actual windows,
instead of using a fixed grid.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-native-window-placement
3.13 Remove Name and IM Status
A gnome-shell extension for removing the name and the IM status
yum install gnome-shell-extension-noim
3.14 Disable Hot Corner Ripple Effects
This Gnome Shell extension disables Activities hot corner ripple effects
yum install gnome-shell-extension-noripple
3.15 Pidgin Integration
This package contains the necessary components to integrate pidgin with GNOME Shell
yum install gnome-shell-extension-pidgin
3.16 Gnome 2 Style Menu
Places menu indicator in the system system status area that resembles
the Places menu from GNOME 2
yum install gnome-shell-extension-places-menu
3.17 Remove Accessibility Icon
A gnome-shell extensions for removing the accessibility icon.
This simple extension does nothing more than to remove the
accessibility icon in the top right corner of the GNOME panel.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-remove-accessibility-icon
3.18 Remove Bluetooth Icon
Removes the Bluetooth icon from upper right corner of Desktop
yum install gnome-shell-extension-remove-bluetooth-icon
3.19 Remove Volume Icon
Removes volume icon
yum install gnome-shell-extension-remove-volume-icon
3.20 Top Right Hot Corner
A gnome-shell extension for an additional hot corner to upper right of monitor.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-righthotcorner
3.21 Monitor Your System Status
yum install gnome-shell-extension-systemMonitor
3.22 Gnome Shell User Theme Selector
yum install gnome-shell-extension-theme-selector
3.23 Lets the User Select a Custom Theme for the Shell
Lets the user select a custom theme for the Gnome shell.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-user-theme
3.24 Keyboard Selection of Windows and Workspaces in Overlay Mode
Allow keyboard selection of windows and work-spaces in overlay
mode in GNOME Shell.
yum install gnome-shell-extension-windowsNavigator
3.25 Workspace Indicator
yum install gnome-shell-extension-workspace-indicator
3.26 Fast Switching Workspaces
yum install gnome-shell-extension-workspacesmenu
3.27 Monitor Status Indicator
yum install gnome-shell-extension-xrandr-indicator
4. Enable / Disable and Configure Gnome Shell Extensions and Themes on Fedora 16
4.1 Open gnome-tweak-tool
On menu it’s called Advanced Settings or on Terminal write:
4.2 Advanced Settings (gnome-tweak-tool) Basic Config Screen