Let's say I have successully installed my set of gnome-shell extensions. But I want to deactivate/unactivate from the command line. This is only possible via mouse action, AFAIK.
How can I do that ?
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It is well described in the Gnome wiki, quoting:
You can do this with the GSettings key, org.gnome.shell.enabled-extensions, or several tools that manipulate this GSettings key, such as GNOME Tweak Tool or a recent version of gnome-shell-extension-tool.
If you invoke
gnome-shell-extension-tool --help, you will see that it is capable of enabling and disabling extensions by their name. For example, the following command enables user themes:
gnome-shell-extension-tool -e user-theme
Oh, and you can get the names of all your locally installed extensions by doing
ls ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions. It will give you entries of the form
You can see a list of extensions installed with the following command
From the list you can enable/disable any extension like this:
gnome-extensions enable email@example.com gnome-extensions disable firstname.lastname@example.org
Notice the full extension name is needed.