README.md 1.15 KB
Newer Older
Florian Müllner's avatar
Florian Müllner committed
1
# GNOME Shell
Owen W. Taylor's avatar
Owen W. Taylor committed
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
GNOME Shell provides core user interface functions for the GNOME 3 desktop,
like switching to windows and launching applications. GNOME Shell takes
advantage of the capabilities of modern graphics hardware and introduces
innovative user interface concepts to provide a visually attractive and
easy to use experience.

For more information about GNOME Shell, including instructions on how
to build GNOME Shell from source and how to get involved with the project,
Harry Mallon's avatar
Harry Mallon committed
10
see the [project wiki][project-wiki].
Owen W. Taylor's avatar
Owen W. Taylor committed
11

Florian Müllner's avatar
Florian Müllner committed
12
Bugs should be reported to the GNOME [bug tracking system][bug-tracker].
Owen W. Taylor's avatar
Owen W. Taylor committed
13

14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
## Contributing

To contribute, open merge requests at https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-shell.

Commit messages should follow the [GNOME commit message
guidelines](https://wiki.gnome.org/Git/CommitMessages). We require an URL
to either an issue or a merge request in each commit.

Florian Müllner's avatar
Florian Müllner committed
22
## License
Owen W. Taylor's avatar
Owen W. Taylor committed
23
GNOME Shell is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License,
Florian Müllner's avatar
Florian Müllner committed
24
version 2 or later. See the [COPYING][license] file for details.
Owen W. Taylor's avatar
Owen W. Taylor committed
25

Florian Müllner's avatar
Florian Müllner committed
26
27
28
[project-wiki]: https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GnomeShell
[bug-tracker]: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-shell/issues
[license]: COPYING