Oof, the bling-tastic Desktop Cube GNOME extension by Simon Schneegans just keeps getting better. The latest update to the Compiz-inspired effect adds support for “skyboxes”. These immersive background panoramas replace the background behind the workspace switcher in GNOME 40 (and above). The result: an immersive, 360°-esque stage: You can find compatible panoramas on sites like polyhaven.com/hdris. Just find a panorama that looks good, download the tone-mapped JPEG version to use with Desktop Cube, then pop open the extension’s settings (via the Extensions Prefs tool or similar) and add it. Also new in Desktop Cube 9 is the (optional) ability to […]
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