GNOME Flashback 3.18 Released, Remains Unofficial Project
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 24 September 2015 at 06:27 PM EDT. 5 Comments
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Released one day after the big GNOME 3.18 release is now the GNOME Flashback update.

GNOME Flashback. for the uninitiated, is a GNOME 3 shell that looks like GNOME 2 for the most part and still uses Metacity rather than requiring 3D acceleration. The GNOME Flashback project provides gnome-applets, gnome-flashback, gnome-panel, and gnome-metacity atop the GNOME 3 stack.

With GNOME Flashback 3.18, there's now the Bluetooth and Power applets, support for custom menu directories, various porting work happened, RandR 1.5 support for display-config, input source switching for input-sources, support for setting the sound applet to more than 100% volume, screenshot taking support now works, and a variety of other changes.

More details on GNOME Flashback 3.18.0 can be found from its announcement message.
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