Debug GNOME Shell

Debug Gnome Shell, or run it from the console, either for plugin development or troubleshooting.


Switch to the console using Ctrl Alt F1 Type "w" to find your display (usually it's :0.0) Export your display (usually with export DISPLAY=:0.0) Restart gnome shell from the console by typing gnome-shell --replace Go back to your display using Ctrl Alt F7