Make small icon on Dash

What about big icon on the shell dash? It size also can be modified to match with your application icon. To modified icon size on the dash, we need to modified dash.js file which write in Java. So, follow this step,

1. Open terminal and run this command, sudo gedit /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/js/ui/dash.js
2. Search for 'iconSizes' as you see on the screenshot. In this screenshot we can see it icon maximum size is 64. So an icon on the dash will be show in 64 size.
3. To make small size icon, just delete the bigger value. For example on this screenshot, I delete 64 and 48. So an icon on the 'dash' will be show in 32 size.
4. Save your setting.
5. Re login. Now you can see the icon is small in 32 size.


Change Icon Size in Gnome3 Shell

Did your eyes sick when see the icon on the Application shortcut on Gnome3 shell is too big? I feel it. Then I googling around and found the tutorial that we can edit some setting on the Gnome3 shell. By using 'gedit' software we need to edit some parameter in the 'gnome-shell.css' file. In this case we only need to change some value that related to the icon size. If you interested to try, you can follow instruction below,

1. Open terminal and run this command, sudo gedit /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.css. If you can run it, check either gedit had installed on your system or not.
2. Search for 'icon-grid' it will bring you to the parameter. Note your standard parameter for icon-grid spacing, shell-grid-item-size and icon-size.
3. Change the value of the parameter like you see on the screenshot . Actually this is depend on your screen resolution. You can change the value suitable to your display setting. Save it by click on save button. Close 'gedit' to log out.
4. Log out then log in back to see the different.
There some item that we can play on the gnome-shell.css file. But do it on your own risk.


Install Sabily on USB Flash Drive

Now let try to install Sabily on your USB Flash Drive. This can make you able to try Sabily since USB Flash Drive is not so expensive to get it. Also can avoid from trying it onto your Hard Drive. It can cause lost of data from any mistake that occurred.
Let begin. I assumed that you already created Sabily Live DVD after you complete download it from Sabily download page or from elsewhere.

1. You need minimum storage of 4GB USB Flash Drive but I preferred 8GB is better. Make sure the USB Flash Drive is empty by format it.

2. Power off your system. For safety, disconnect all your Hard Drive from your system. Plug your USB Flash Drive to your system.
Disconnect Hard Drive
 Plug USB Flash Drive
3. Power On your system then go to CMOS setup screen (please refer to your Motherboard/system manual how to get CMOS setup screen). Make sure your USB Flash Drive is detected.
USB Flash Drive detected
4. Set your boot option priority to DVD Drive. Place your Sabily Live DVD to your DVD Drive. Save your setting and reboot.
Boot priority to DVD Drive
 Place Sabily Live DVD
5. Wait until Sabily start from Live DVD completely.
Open or double click on 'Install Sabily' icon to start installation.
6. Follow instruction on the screen until 'Install' screen appeared. You will see Sabily will be install on your USB Flash Drive. Proceed to 'Install Now' button.
7. Follow on screen option and wait until installation complete.
Restart your system and you should be able to run Sabily from your USB Flash Drive. The performance maybe slow due to USB transfer rate speed.

Now you can browse and get some experiences using Sabily a free Islamic operating system. Don't forget to share your experience with other people.