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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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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Where Ubuntu Gnome Looking Glass / extensions logs are stored?

I've started to playing around with extensions for ubuntu gnome, gnome-shell version 3.18.5. During the development I've encountered a problem finding logs from my extension or even the one used ...
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Installation Problem - Ignoring file - invalid extension in ubuntu 16.04(xenial)

Whenever I try to install some software or plugin or codec, i'm often getting this problem : Ignoring file 'mono-xamarin.lit' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename ...
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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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file extension for installation

I knew that there is no specific file extension in Ubuntu (Linux), so if I had an application (package) and I want to install it manually (using terminal) How: could I know which file (extension) ...
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Chromium not able to install the extensions from Chrome Webstore

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr version installed in my system(32bit). And my Chromium version is 50.0.2661.102. When I try to install any extension from Chrome Webstore (https://chrome.google.com/...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 textext-0.4.4....
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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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Where are chromium extensions located?

Where are extensions stored once they've been installed to Chromium?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to open php files on Eclipse PDT Indigo

Since I have downloaded and installed the Eclipse PDT Indigo, I want to make it opens automatically files with .php extension. Before Oneiric's release, simply right clicking on any .php file, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to determine all python-nautilus extensions in use?

I need to provide an application developer with a list of all other python-nautilus extensions I have installed/running (I am trying to provide information on this issue). What is the easiest way to ...
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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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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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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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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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Gnome Tweak Tool does not show extensions

I cannot use the user the gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme because there is no button on the tweak tool to enable extensions! I've completely uninstalled and reinstalled the gnome-tweak-tool, no ...
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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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Are GNOME Shell extensions compatible with Unity?

Today I saw an article about extensions for GNOME Shell, so it got me thinking a couple of questions that may apply to many users in Unity: Will the GNOME Shell extensions be compatible with Unity? ...