RPM packaging of the GNOME Shell extension WindowOverlay Icons

This package spec is for the GNOME Shell extension WindowOverlay Icons, developed by sustmi.

Sometimes when you have many open windows, especially if they all contain a lot of text, the windows all start to look the same in the Activities Overview. WindowOverlay Icons adds the application icon to every window thumbnail, making it easier to tell them apart.

NOTE: After installing, each user that wants WindowOverlay Icons must still enable the extension before it will take effect. You can do so a few different ways:

  • If you've already installed the GNOME Shell integration web browser plugin, go to, find the extension, and click the switch to "ON."
  • Open GNOME Tweak Tool, go to the Extensions tab, find the extension, and click the switch to "ON."
  • Open a terminal or the desktop's command dialog and run: gnome-shell-extension-tool --enable

You may also need to restart GNOME Shell (open the command dialog with Alt-F2, type r, and hit enter), or log out and log back in.

Bug reports and feature requests

Report any issues with WindowOverlay Icons itself on the project's GitHub.

Report issues specific to this package on the Red Hat Bugzilla.


Everything specific to this packaging repository uses the MIT License.

WindowOverlay Icons uses the GNU GPL version 3.