Add Applications menu to Gnome 3 on Fedora almost like it was in Gnome 2

The Gnome 3 desktop User Interface lacks in certain Gnome 2 features like the Application menu, Shutdown button that many people were used to. This was a big gripe for all the loyal users for Fedora 16 or Fedora 15. Here is a solution to that problem:

  1. Use the Frippery Applications Menu to get back what you lost. It is described here
  2. Visit the download page and download the RPM file corresponding to your distribution from
  3. Install the RPM file you downloaded
  4. Logout and log in again to see the menu.

You can fine tune your settings using the Advanced Settings tool (gnome-tweak tool).