Extensions add additional functionality to the interface of a program. Not to be confused with plugins. Examples of programs that use extensions include GNOME Shell, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome.

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VirtualBox problem: Kernel module is not loaded

I have installed VirtualBox several times, same error every time ( Also see screenshots below) WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current ...
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Output error from archive: tar.xz: File format not recognized [closed]

I have read all the methods at "how to extract an archive with extension .xz", and none of them can extract an archive via terminal. (e.g tor) The only way to extract an .xz extension is via GUI.
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can not install Gnome extensions

Hi I recently switched from using the regular unity shell to gnome-fallback-compiz. I wanted to try out some Gnome extensions however when I went to the website (using both Chrome & Firefox), I ...
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Gnome dash to dock extension minimize when you click, instead of shift+click

My system is Ubuntu gnome 16.04 release (gnome 3.18 shell). I am using Dash to Dock extension. When i click to any minimized programs (i click dock icon) it opens its windows as we want. However when ...
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E: Package 'cassandra' has no installation candidate

Hi Everyone I try to install "Cassandra" on a 14.04 Ubuntu server. I enter the ff code in the terminal "apt-get install cassandra" but I get the ff response: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to change default “Applications” text of app-menus gnome extension?

I using Ubuntu Gnome over a year and now is a BIG fan of it !! So cool and great with its extensions. Today I install Mmod panel and customize my ubuntu like this: I turn on "Applications menu" ...
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Using external hard drive with Virtualbox and Ubuntu

I've just started using Ubuntu via Virtualbox and am trying to get either to recognise my external hard drive. I have tried changing the USB settings in VB but a message popped up telling me that I ...
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Is there a similar Gnome Shell Extension like this one?

https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/11/monitor-status-indicator/ I need a Gnome Shell Extension that can Rotate the Screen like this one, just for Gnome Shell 3.18. I couldn't find anything like ...
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create new filetype with existing extension

I made a Qt application, let's call it "alpha," that opens and generates .zip files. So basically, my files created by the app have the extension .alpha but they are basically .zip files. How do I ...
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Gnome Desktop Extension

i installed ubuntu 14.04 and to get gnome desktop used the following command sudo apt-get install gnome-panel after that i log with the gnome compiz desktop , now when i try to install gnome ...
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Secure browsing

I would like to hear from you suggestions, how to improve security during browsing. Let's say that I am going to use Chromium. With this extensions: Web of Thrust (to be noticed, if i visit bad ...
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Compile and run extension for Notepadqq?

In our college we use a Windows-based text editor, TextPad, to compile and run Java programs using shortcuts: CTRL+1 to save & compile CTRL+3 to run the program At home, instead, I use ...
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Firefox global extension install

Ok, so I have local root access to a machine with a lot of local user accounts. These all have some version of a a particular extension that was installed under their user account during account ...
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How to move system tray to the top left bar in GNOME 3 (like android has)

I wonder if the system tray icon could be moved to the top left bar in GNOME3 since it is sooooooo empty Is there any solution for this ? I am using Ubuntu 15.10 with GNOME 3.18
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script bash to move file with multiple extension

#!/bin/bash # #Directory MOVETO=/DRIVE/new2/ SOURCE=/DRIVE/picture/ #files to find MOVEFILES=("*.m4v" "*.avi" "*.art" "*.3gp" "*.mpeg") find "$SOURCE" -iname "${MOVEFILES}" -type f -exec mv -v ...
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Activities configurator not working after upgrade to GNOME 3.18

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 to 15.10, and also upgraded to GNOME 3.18, however I now have a problem, I want to rename the Activities button to Activities Overview and I also want to ...
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How to extend root partition in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

In my Ubuntu server I have the output of df -h command, just like the following way: [‎10/‎20/‎2015 9:13 PM] Samula, Karunakar: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 55G ...
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how go to a path on cinnamon [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with "Cinnamon" installed, and I wish to install this exstension : http://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/extensions/view/3 I tried to install it this way: 1) Copied the ...
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Check GLExtensions<>: ERROR

Required OpenGl extension "Gl_ARB_separate_shader_objects" is not supported. Please update your OpenGl Driver.
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How to Create a New file Association Involving Installed, Unlisted Application

I installed PureBasic on my laptop. PureBasic gives you Basic syntac on Linux, MacOS, and Windows. It come with its own IDE and compiler. The IDE is a special text editor that has many features. ...
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Adobe Reader XI opening file problem

I have the following error message in AR XI : There was an error opening this document. This file cannot be found when I try to open a pdf document by clicking-right on it, both with default ...
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Could slow Chrome response be due to an ill-behaved Chrome extension?

Scanning discussion forums, including this one, for solutions to a painfully slow or even stopped Chrome browser in Ubuntu 14.04, I see no clear consensus emerging on what the problem is or how it can ...
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Installing textext-0.4.4 in Inkscape 0.91

I am trying to install textext-0.4.4 in Inkscape 0.91. I am on Ubuntu 15.04. I follow the same procedure for Ubuntu 14.04, but it does not work. Install Pstoedit and pdflatex download ...
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Help! E45 readonly option is set (add ! to override)

Im trying to configure the extension mcrypt in my ubuntu server virtual box for work in my phpmyadmin page i go to vi /etc/php5/mods-available/mcrypt.ini and then i change extension=mcrypt.so for ...
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Lightning Extension Not Showing Reminders When Opening Thunderbird

When I first began using the Lightning calendar extension for TBird it used to show my reminders for events that were due each time I launched TBird if they were due to alarm. Even if I snoozed an ...
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using php5enmod to ensure module is enabled

There seems to be some inconsistencies for ensuring a PHP Module / Extension is enabled. I'm using Ansible to provision my servers and found that there are some PHP Modules that are being verified if ...
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Run commands “without” terminal

Months ago I saw a guy running commands from a small, text-box-like window, showing nothing else other than the text-box for you to write the command. Such text-box would popup by pressing some ...
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Error compiling PHP extensions - phpize (Ubuntu 14.04 + PHP 5.5)

I'm trying to install the Paradox PHP extension to a Ubuntu Server 14.04. The easy solution may be: pecl install paradox But it fails with this error: Cannot find config.m4. Make sure that you ...
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Archive manager which has integration into Nemo except File Roller (Archive Manager)?

I mean something like "Extract Here" and "Compress..." menus on right-click.
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File types in Nautilus - how to distinguish between different file types? [closed]

Under file Type column in Nautilus, I get file categories like Image, Document, etc. I need to sort files according to file format. Is there a way make a distinction, based on file formats?
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growisofs with file of specific extensions

Could any guru help me construct a command line that would let me add just (say) *.jpg files to a growisofs command. It will need to recurse the folder structure and only add those .jpg files to the ...
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Problem with php_pdo_oci installation on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I need to install PDO_OCI for PHP on my localhost (Ubuntu). I'm not expert at linux packages/dependencies so please correct me if somewhere in my thoughts I am wrong. When I try to use pecl ( sudo ...
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UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL error in Chrome

I use Google Chrome version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) along with Ubuntu 12.10. When trying to install any extension from chrome webstore I get following error screen: Tried to find a solution in ...
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Offline Dictionary Extension to run in background

I would like to have a dictionary for offline use and which will be running in background. And when I select a word anywhere like in pdf, or in document, and it should pop-up or when I select the word ...
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How can I open a *.gt file?

Hi guys I was trying to open some files that the teacher sent as tests but they are in an extension that I can't find a way to open, *.gt. They are to be used inside a .py file for the test. I would ...
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Gnome shell extensions disabled at every startup

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with GNOME 3.12 and encounter a problem with the Tweak Tool. Whenever I restart my machine all extension settings are getting set back do default, which is ...
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How can I install pdo_oci extension on Ubuntu 14.10?

I have installed oci8 extension for php and it works. However for a project based on Laravel framework I need to use pdo-via-oci8 driver package. How can I install pdo_oci extension? (I have oracle ...
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How to rename file extension to lowercase?

I know this question has been asked (and answered) before, but it seems my situation is unique, because I cannot have any of the solution to work. Running, I need to rename all my photos from *.JPG ...
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VirtualBox Extension Pack for 14.04.1 LTS (Virtualbox 4.3.10)

Where might I find the Virtualbox Extension pack for 14.04.1 LTS (64bit) I installed virtualbox via synaptic. The version it installed is 4.3.10 I can't seem to locate a corresponding Extension pack. ...
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Can't install GNOME shell extensions? [duplicate]

New to Ubuntu. When I tried to get the GNOME user theme extension from the website, it would not load the button to install. So I tried the command in the terminal sudo apt-get install ...
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How to rename various file extension into an extension [duplicate]

I have many files in a directory with various extension (files.txt, files.html, files.jpg, etc). I need to change all the extension of these files into an extension (files.ext.backup). So, I will ...
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How to install PHP MySQL extensions

I just installed a new server which comes with php 5.5. however one of my older projects requires php 5.3. So I installed php 5.3 with wget http://www.php.net/get/php-5.3.28.tar.bz2/from/a/mirror ...
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How to install PHP `mbstring` extension in Ubuntu?

What is PHP mbstring extension ? What is the perfect way to install this extension on Ubuntu 14 ? Thanks, Regards,
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Laravel loading error in Ubuntu 14.04

When I tried to access my laravel after successfull installation, instead of the default page it shows an error in the webpage. Mcrypt PHP extension required. I have tried some fixes like this, ...
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Incorrect filename extension

Ubuntu 14.04. In the Terminal I am often getting the message "ignoring 'get deb.list.bck in directory 'etc/apt/sources.list.d' as it has invalid filename extension. What is the correct extension? .
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Do not ask “Run or Display” for certain file extensions [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and already stuck on something simple: When trying to open a plain text file with the file extension .txt, it always asks whether i want to run or display the file. Now, if ...
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How can I activate extensions in Banshee 2.9 (really 2.6.2)?

I have updated to Ubuntu 14.04 I have updated Banshee to 2.9+really2.6.2. I can see there's no more extensions available. How can I install all the extensions from the earlier versions(2.4)? ...
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Ubuntu's Software File Type?

I recently tried to install Xara as an alternative to my CorelDRAW, but the file that was downloaded was merely 18.5MB and a .package file. I don't even know what kind of extensions do software for ...
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how to restore Session Buddy for Chrom* sessions?

The extension has saved lost of very important browsing sessions. Can I just copy the extension from some folder and paste it into appriopraite folder when needed? If so where is the folder?
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Rename the extension of many files

I would like to rename the extension .tar?h=ocdist105&=%2Fdata1%2F4070d0f0f1d62757%2Frequested_files for just .tar I tried the command rename ...