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I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and all the gnome shell extensions listed by the Gnome Tweak tool are disabled. What's the easiest way to fix/upgrade them? Do I need to manually delete, re-download and install them?

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Go to extensions.gnome.org with Firefox or Epiphany, then to "Installed extensions". Some may me grayed out, that means that they aren't available in Gnome 3.4, but others probably have a green icon on the left with which you can update the extension.

  • Is there some other way? The site extensions.gnome.org is incredibly buggy. I have a dozen extensions installed, but every page on that site is blank... – Cerin Aug 24 '12 at 14:23
  • There is no other way yet. But it probably doesn't work if you installed them in /usr/share/... Try reinstalling them through the website and make sure you have scripts activated. – jPlatte Sep 24 '12 at 11:44
  • It's a buggy site. I get a JS error for the code: $.ajaxSettings.headers['X-CSRFToken'] = $.cookie('csrftoken'); main.js line 13. – Cerin Sep 24 '12 at 19:31
  • For me, it works just fine. Try epiphany ("Web Browser") if you used FF before. – jPlatte Sep 28 '12 at 10:23
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There's also a webupd8 extension for updating all extensions.

Note, the install instructions in the article are wrong, and should actually be:

sudo apt-get install git-core gnome-common
git clone git://github.com/eonpatapon/gnome-shell-extension-updater.git
cd gnome-shell-extension-updater
./autogen.sh
make
sudo make install

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