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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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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Wine PDF association issue over Ubuntu 13.10

I want to associate "PDF XChange Viewer", one of the windows based PDF Viewer, as the default application for all the PDFs in Ubuntu 13.10. Right click over Nautilus works fine and shows the Wine PDF ...
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Rhythmbox Midi Error

When I open Rhythmbox this program detect my midi files. When I want to install midi extension I see it: I have Gnome graphical environment and I don't know what can I do. Sorry for the mistakes, ...
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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 ...
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Installing Language Tool extention in Libre office

Installing Language Tool. Got this error!![Does it Require to install java or something?][1] (com.sun.star.uno.RuntimeException) { { Message = "[jni_uno bridge error] UNO calling Java method ...
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How can I hide the bluetooth icon in GNOME Shell 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 13.10)?

Both the extensions are outdated and the extension Icon Hider which hides multiple icons forces all icons to appear before allowing you to hide (thus conflicting with other extensions that show/hide ...
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Help with Chromium Extension

In Opera I use some scripts to change the style of webpages to improve readability after they have loaded. How can I implement these scripts in Chromium using an extension, or can I make a extension ...
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Assign Spyder to open python files by default [closed]

I'm using elementary OS which has as a base Ubuntu 12.04. I have both Canopy and Spyder installed to manage my python files. When I installed Canopy it set itself as the default app to open files ...
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zoom extensions not working in chrome since upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

Recently made the upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 and now some of my favorite extensions in chrome aren't working including smart zoom: ...
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How can I enable all installed Gnome Shell Extensions? [duplicate]

I need this, because sometimes the Gnome Shell "forgot" all my extensions configurations after a normal reboot/shutdown. And I'don't want reinstall entire system because this. So I want a script or ...
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Remove part of file name using for loop in terminal

In terminal using for loop we can add a part before or after the file name. But if we want to remove it how do we do this? For example we can add .old after all .txt files name using the command ...
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How do I install software from the Gnome Extensions Website?

I have installed Gnome Addon, but when I go to the Gnome Shell Extensions, I still can't find any ON/OFF sliders.
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PDF viewer (or extension) with English word definition.

Some e-book readers allows to check the word translation (definition). Is any possibility to do the same on the notebook under Ubuntu? Some different PDF viewer, some extension?
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How do I install the PHP gearman library in Ubuntu 13.04?

It doesn't appear to be a package in the repository and installing the PECL extension seems to fail. Is there a way for me to do a managed installation of this library without having to download a ...
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How do I uninstall/remove “Unity Websites Integration” from Firefox Extensions?

What package do I have to uninstall to remove the Firefox Extension entry "Unity Websites Integration"?
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how to match a file extension name in a file

i want to move a file into a directory, example i have file name extlist, its contains .exe .lnk .inf i try to use script like this #!/bin/sh a=`cat /home/harits/extlist` for f in ...
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TexMaths extension not working in Writer LibreOffice [closed]

In my Linux distro called Mageia 2, I've installed TexMaths-0.38.oxt from Tools > Extension Manager in Writer (LibreOffice suite) but when I go to use it, it asks that I indicate a certain "path" for ...
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Installation Failure of VirtualBox Extension

I'm attempting to add the Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack 4.2.12 to my VirtualBox Settings. When it asks me for authorization, I enter the same password I use with Ubuntu Software Center or any ...
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avoid reinstall virtualbox and update to the latest release

Installing virtualbox-extension-pack-4.2.12 to enable USB2.0 controller prompted only to work with the latest release. But my current version is 4.0.18 on debian wheezy. The latest release of ...
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Erro install PECL ID3 tag support module for PHP

I'm trying unsuccessfully to install id3 from PECL (tutorial). So, I did: mkdir id3tmp cd id3tmp wget http://pecl.php.net/get/id3-0.2.tgz tar -zxvf id3-0.2.tgz pecl build And here, I got the error: ...
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How do I install VLC extensions?

VLC player allows installing extensions, plugins, skins. They have to be copied into a folder: for example, its .lua extensions should be in a folder with the same name. Where is that?
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Add a custom text to GNOME panel

I want to add some text to the GNOME panel in GNOME Classic. I got a suggestion from this blog but it dates back to 2008 and doesn't seem applicable now. In Ubuntu 12.10 and GNOME classic, the ...
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Trying to install the Proxtube extension for Google Chrome I cannot drag the .crx file into Chrome. What's wrong?

I followed the description on the website but when I try to drag the proxtube.crx file into the Tools tab my Unity launcher to the left gets highlighted and I can't seem to drop the file into Chrome ...
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How to force installation of incompatible extensions in Chromium/Chrome?

I was trying to install one of my favorite Chrome/Chromium extensions, Awesome New Tab Page (which I have successfully installed and ran on Chromuim for Ubuntu before,) but it says that the extension ...
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Install GNOME extensions through website: security vulnerability?

I found a GNOME extension through a Google search (using Chromium), and was very surprised that I could simply toggle the On/Off switch to have the website install a full GNOME extension on my ...
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How can I backup Gnome-shell extensions

I'm creating my post-instalation script for my Ubuntu 12.04 LST x64 and I would like to know how can I backup current installed extensions. Can I create own extension package to easy install? Is here ...
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How to install chrome autosave extension?

I would like to install chrome autosave plugin on ubuntu. when I try to install it with these steps https://github.com/NV/chrome-devtools-autosave-server , I got some errors... there was not ...
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Why doesn't the Stylebot Chrome extension work in Chromium?

I am having issues with the Chrome extension Stylebot. It installed fine, but it is not giving me the option to inspect element in the right click context menu, nor is it showing its icon in the ...
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Can you set up Banshee visualisations without root privileges?

You can add music visualisations to Banshee easily by installing some extra packages via apt. Can you do it without root privileges?
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No buttons on extensions.gnome.org

There are no buttons in extensions.gnome.org website. So I am unable to download shell extensions. I have already installed gnome-shell in ubuntu 12.04. My GNOME screen looks very pale.
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Nautilus and file command in 11.04 don't show metadata for WebM files [closed]

The file-name extension .webm is used for media files using the WebM multimedia format, which consists of the WebM container (a subset of the Matroska container) and audio and video streams with ...
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Disable VLC's MPRIS plugin

I'd like if possible to disable VLC from using the MPRIS interface. I use the Gnome-shell media player extension and it also includes VLC in it which i dont want to. Does anyone know how to do that? ...
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Partial distro upgrade causes gnome-shell-extensions to be incompatible?

Today I did a partial upgrade through the update manager, and in the process it uninstalled gnome-3. I reinstalled gnome-3 and now I can not install any shell extensions because they are "out of ...
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How to use external downloaders like Axel and Aria2 in Chrome or Chromium?

I use Axel with FlashGot in Firefox. Could I use it as easily in Chromium or Google Chrome? Some Chrome extensions were supposed to be similar to FlashGot but they had a short life or, if they are ...
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How do I change a document's extension / file extension / file format?

In Windows there's an option to view extensions for known file types. When I enable that option I see all the files with their respective extension; for example an mp3 music file is: name.mp3 If I ...
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How to disable bottom panel/message tray in Gnome Shell 3.4?

Running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell 3.4. After enabling Bottom panel extension (to remove annoying Message tray/bottom panel/hot-corner at the bottom; You know what I am talking about(: ), still a ...
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Why isn't the MySQL extension loading?

Please help! I've been going at it for a while and I can't get it to install, keep getting the ol message below. Running on my own server. MYSql, PHP, Apache instaled. Already uncommented the ...
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How to open directory in Guake from Nautilus

In Nautilus, I have upon right-clicking a directory, the option to open a Terminal with the prompt in the selected directory. I think this is very handy and I use it a lot. Now I would like to use ...
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SmART Gallery extension on LibreOffice not working

I'm trying to install SmART Gallery extension in LibreOffice but i get the following message: (com.sun.star.registry.CannotRegisterImplementationException {{Message="", ...
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Why can't I install an extension?

I'm trying to install an extension via the GNOME Tweak Tool. However when I navigate to the extension directory and click "Open," nothing happens. The button is being pressed (the press event is ...
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IPv6 Privacy Extension does not Work in 12.04?

I have a little problem. My new Ubuntu installation become no privacy IPv6 throuth ipv6 privacy extension, whats wrong? I have read that privacy extension ist enabled per default. But why doesen't ...
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Thunderbird extension Messaganing Menu and Unity Launcher Integration stopped working

After I restarted my laptop, the Thunderbird extension stopped working and I can't seem to get it working again. Does anyone know how to fix this problem?
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GNOME3 extension collapse,how to solve it, or make GNOME3 to default?

I tried to install an extension(auto hide top panel) in extensions.gnome.org, but then it get something wrong and looks like this, look at the first one, obviously right, I've tried reboot or ...
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In the Gnome Shell extension Icon Manager, how do I move the “Removable Devices” from the tray to the top panel?

In other words, what icon name do I have to put in dconf-editor/org/gnome/shell/extensions/icon-manager -> top-bar to get rid of the Removable Devices (and Ubuntu One) from sys tray?
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Is there an equivalent to FireShot for Chrome

I love FireShot but it's windows only, I do see that it comes for Chrome as well but still Windows only. Anyone found anything for Chrome on Ubuntu? Related but still FireFox: Is there an equivalent ...
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Is there a way to organize applications in GNOME Shell's Applications menu?

Since by default, GNOME organizes its "Applications" pane in alphabetical order, there is always a sprawling mess of applications, and I don't like how it automatically arranges them into categories ...
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Cannot theme windows in Advanced Settings in GNOME 3.2

I am running gnome 3.2.1 and am trying to configure my themes under the Advanced Settings Menu. All of the options, (Shell theme, cursor, icon, GTK) work correcly and are themed accept for the Window ...
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World Clock in gnome-shell

Is there any shell extension which will enable Ubuntu 11.10 gnome-shell users to view time at different locations ?
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Do GNOME Shell extensions have any impact on system speed?

I loved the various extensions available for GNOME Shell but I don't want to enjoy their benefits at the cost of slowing the system down. Is there any known impact?