In this video Grant demonstrates the GNOME 3 overview mode and introducing a paradigm shift in workflow and multitasking by using multiple desktops and live tiles.
- [Instructor] Most of the base features of…the CentOS Desktop have been fairly standard…because Red Hat modified GNOME 3…to resemble GNOME 2, but underneath…are the very powerful features of GNOME 3.…To demonstrate, we need to set a few things up.…Make sure you're on Workspace 1, and start up Firefox,…so I'm gonna go to Applications, Favorites,…Firefox Web Browser.…Now switch to Workspace 2.…I'm gonna start two applications.…So go to Applications, Favorites, and Files,…as well as Applications, Favorites, and Help.…
We'll minimize that so we can see…both windows simultaneously.…Click on Workspace 3.…Here we're gonna start our terminal,…so go to Applications, Favorites, Terminal.…To switch between desktops,…you can press your Windows key,…and Page up and Page down,…make sure that you're in full screen mode for this to work.…However, there's another mode that's more powerful.…Press the Windows key and Release it.…This is puts you in Overview mode.…You'll notice on the right-hand side of the screen,…you have visual representation of each workspace.…
- Identify the basic components of a Linux distribution.
- Explain why it is important to note the VirtualBox host key on your installation.
- Point out one way you could modify the settings of your VM before installing CentOS.
- Determine the first thing you should do when logging into a newly installed VM for the first time.
- Tell how to use Gnome 3’s overview mode to start any application.