I wanted to make the background completely black, so I asked the ducks and wrote the following XML and placed it in ~/.local/share/gnome-background-properties. But why is there no option to not use wallpaper in the GUI?
You can also just create a black .png or .jpg wallpaper and set that as your default.
As I recall the Zorin Core settings, click on Backgrounds and select the Black wallpaper you had placed in the directory and it will become your new wallpaper.
You can place wallpapers anywhere - just select where the system needs to look for them. I use ~/Pictures/backgrounds
The default is /usr/share/backgrounds
Is that Gnome is the Least Functional Desktop. It lacks the features most others have and feels incomplete. Users must add a lot of extensions just to get it on par with other full-featured desktops like KDE, XFCE, LXDE or Cinnamon.
The ZorinGroup added a multitude of extensions to the Core version of Zorin OS, in order to make it what it is. For example, in most other distros that use Gnome D.E., right clicking the Gnome panel does nothing and offers no settings or configurations whatsoever. Gnome removed all of that.
Zorin added it back in.
Experimenting, I have made Cinnamon desktop look flat and Minimalist, as well. I am not sure if the Cinna-panel has inteli-hide...
---OK I just checked, yes the panel has Auto-hide and Intelli-hide, too.
LXDE-gtk3, however, is not.
I have tried it out and found it surprisingly very good. I did, however, combine it with XFWM4 in order to get away from the tiny window borders and to have a better managed panel. But the LXDE-gtk3 desktop was quite usable and nice. Easy to customize and worked well with modern themes. https://launchpad.net/~kelebek333/+archive/ubuntu/lxde-gtk3