For all those who used to keep complaining about the bottom panel of Gnome which used to show a list of windows, you can get it back with bmpanel2 (there are lot of other options too, but this one is light.). You can have themes for the panel also.
- Faience: One Of The Best Gnome Shell Themes Yet [Linux] (makeuseof.com)
- Living with Fedora – A Debian/Ubuntu User’s Take on Fedora 15 (maketecheasier.com)
- How to Install Gnome 3 In Ubuntu (maketecheasier.com)