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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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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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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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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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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Getdeb : Ignoring file 'getdeb.list.bck' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension

I am getting error while Updating/Installing like below : N: Ignoring file 'getdeb.list.bck' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension But I have tried this: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...