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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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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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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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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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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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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Install and phalcon extention in php 5.6

I'm install php 5.6 from source file in thiis path (/user/local/server/php) and mariadb from source in path (/user/local/server/php) and apache in path (/user/local/server/apache). How can i add ...
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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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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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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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Interplay between Thunderbird and Gnome-Shell-Extension

I will first sketch what I am attempting to do and afterwards explain my up to now solution. My aim is to have a Gnome-Shell-Extension which displays the sender and the subject of the last new unread ...
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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 extentions not loading automatically after reboot? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 and Gnome v3.12.2. I installed multiple extensions but every time I reboot, only the base default extensions load automatically and I need to re-enable the other installed ...
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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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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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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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Bitdefender Nautilus Extension Not Showing

I installed the Bitdefender Scanner for Unices Nautilus extension. After installing it and logging in again, I couldn't find any sign of the extension running. The application itself can run fine. I ...
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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? ...
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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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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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Extension to submit problem codes on Hackerearth, Codechef from editor

Is there any extension available in any editor to submit code directly from editor to the competitive programming sites like codechef, hackerearth, hackerrank, topcoder, codeforces etc.?
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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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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 are chromium extensions located?

Where are extensions stored once they've been installed to Chromium?
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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 do I remove an extension from LibreOffice 3?

I click the remove button, but nothing happens... Is there any way to remove an extension? I have 3 to get rid of.
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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 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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How to install 32-bit version of libstdc++.so.6 on a 64 bit machine

I need to install the 32-bit version of libstdc++.so.6 on a 64 bit Ubuntu 8.04.2 server. when i tried apt-get install ia32-libs, it says root@devserver:~/downloads# apt-get install ia32-libs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why have my google chrome extensions all been put into a tiny dropdown?

On my windows PC in my office, my chrome extensions are all along the toolbar as they always have been, however on my ubuntu machine at home they are now in a dropdown next to the spanner icon. It's a ...
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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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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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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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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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Adding Seamonkey/Firefox extensions to custom LiveCD

Is there a way to add Seamonkey extensions to a custom Ubuntu LiveCD? I'm working with UCK, and I would like to add a language pack extension (.xpi) to Seamonkey so that the language would be ...