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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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, Rohit
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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 to install plugins in banshee music player?

Is there any way to install plugins(clutterflow to be specfic) with their dependencies in Banshee , because I am not able to install any extensions in banshee.
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Qiime softwares not recognized by PHP. How to configure extentions for it?

I have a script in bash that calls some python functions installed from Qiime packge. I put a echo "end of bash script" only for control. If I call this bash script from terminal it works good. But ...
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How to modify the css of gnome-shell extension

I'm trying to change up the css of drop-down terminal, the super awesome gnome-shell extension here: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/442/drop-down-terminal/ I can't see to get the extension to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Gnome shell weather extension is not showing correct weather information

I am on Ubuntu 11.10 and I have installed Gnome shell extensions. For the weather extension the problem is that it is only showing the temperature that it showed when installed for the first time. ...
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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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command-t vim “Could not load C extension”

When I hit \t to use the Command-T extension in VIM, I get the error command-t.vim could not load the C extension I'm not sure how to go about fixing this... any suggestions? Thanks I am using ...
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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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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 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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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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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 ...