Gnome Shell is customization is awesome, you can theme every part of your desktop from applet menus to panel every thing is themeable. Even on-screen keyboard can be customized through themes.
Gnome Shell is primary user interface in Gnome 3 but it is not available in Ubuntu 12.04 by default. Gnome Shell is provides unique user interface for switching between windows and launching applications. Gnome Shell uses Mutter (Windows manager) instead of metacity for visual effects and hardware acceleration.
As awesome the new Ubuntu 11.10 is you might still get bored of the same display after some time. Changing the display theme of Ubuntu 11.10 GNOME-Shell is not a very tough task but quite easy if you know how.
The mandatory thing is that you have GNOME-Shell installed on your Ubuntu 11.10 beforehand. For this, [...]