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Questions tagged [extension]

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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Error loading Places Status Indicator extension: `Me is NULL`

The Places Status Indicator extension fails to load in Ubuntu 18.04. When I look through the Looking Glass to see what the error was, I see the following: Me is NULL What does it mean and how to ...
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Keyboard layout indicator sometimes disappears Ubuntu 18.04.1 after last update

Ubuntu 18.04.1, GNOME 3.28.2, Tweaks -> Extension: Dash to panel After some updates 05 Jan 2019 - 08 Jan 2019 I began to see sometimes: Unstable: (But this is NOT permanent! For example i made ...
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TeXMaths-Extension for LibreOffice: No permission to use latex? [closed]

In order to use the LibreOffice extension TeXMaths, it's necessary to enter the path to the latex (and dvisvgm or dvipng) programs in the TeXMaths options. (As explained in the installation manual.) ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Workspaces to Dock extension ERROR

Anyone else has problems with the 'Workspaces to Dock' extension in Ubuntu 18.04? I can install it with no problem from: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/427/workspaces-to-dock/ But every time ...
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Which is the proper way to add Lightning calendar to Thunderbird (60+)?

A recent update of Thunderbird in Ubuntu (version 60.2.1) broke the Lightning calendar installed as add-on. See here. Mozilla provides Lightning as bundled in the last versions, but Ubuntu (and Debian?...
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Thunderbird 60.2.1 “MinimizeToTray revived” add-on stopped working

After update, my Thunderbird stopped getting minimized with the "MinimizeToTray revived" add-on. Is there any way to minimize my Thunderbird? Any other add-on that works with the new version?
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The pixel saver applet for Budgie is not working. What might I be doing wrong?

I am currently running Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 LTS in a VirtualBox VM. I installed the "pixel saver" Budgie applet v 4.0 and verified in the applet menu and command line that it is installed. I've ...
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Find the number of files for each extension in a directory

I want to count the number of files for each extension in a directory as well as the files without extension. I have tried a few options, but I haven't found a working solution yet: find "$folder" -...
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PHP modules, php-x vs php7.2-x

Upgrading Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04, I was facing a choice for some PHP modules.Should I install, for instance php-fpm, or php7.2-fpm php-gd, or php7.2-gd etc... since both names are available in ...
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How do i install an inkscape extension?

I have downloaded the extension. unpacked and when i tried classic copy and paste, it didn't work. The paste option does show active in the extension directory of iknscape. I tried to do it through ...
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How to install google chrome extensions though Terminal

I want to install chrome extensions in chrome browser through Terminal instead of doing in GUI. Is there any way to install the extensions from Terminal? Please help Thanks in Advance
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Dollar Value To Word In LibreOffice Calc

I am wondering if there a way to convert a dollar value into words within LibreOffice Calc version 6.0.3.2 $1932.19 Would Become One Thousand Nine Hundred Thirty Two Dollars And Nineteen Cents I'...
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Bind shortcut to JS gnome-shell command

What is a simplest way to bind shortcut to JS gnome-shell command, like: Main.overview.viewSelector._workspacesDisplay._primaryIndex = 1 This command can be easily invoked from "Looking Glass" debug ...
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Why not make .txt file executable instead of .sh file to run scripts?

I was wondering what's the need to put executable commands inside a .sh file to make a single script, since I can do the same by putting the commands inside a .txt file and making it executable using ...
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Changing the default applications of an extension affects others

I found this annoying behaviour: in Ubuntu 16.04 but also on Fedora 25 if I change the default application for, say, .sty files (TeX libraries), also the default application for .tex files gets the ...
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Error replaces on/off switch when trying to install extensions

Installed 18.04, trying to install gnome shell extensions, installed browser addon, installed gnome-extension-connector. When trying to install extension, the on/off box is replaced by an "error", ...
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Where can I find working GNOME extensions for Ubuntu? [closed]

Since Ubuntu stick GNOME as the default DE I'm a bit confused. I used a bunch of indicators with Unity but most of them are broken or crashing on GNOME now. Not sure where and how can I seek for ...
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Create another instance of GNOME shell extension for development purposes

I have the Clipboard Indicator GNOME shell extension installed. How can I create another instance of the extension (for development purposes)? I created a fork of the original project and cloned the ...
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Gnome extension reset

I have a problem with gnome. My computer was discharged and therefore went off. When I restarted it Ubuntu force me to type "fsck /dev/sda6" in order to open my session. After this my wallpaper ...
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How to list extensions of X server in ubuntu 16.04?

Is there any command I can use to list extensions of X server in ubuntu 16.04? Thanks.
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Make Ubuntu 17.10 gnome panel by “dash to panel” transparent forever [duplicate]

I want to make Ubuntu panel (made by "dash to panel" extension) transparent forever, Now it's transparent when desktop is active and solid when any kind of window is active, like on this picture(panel ...
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How to install Gnome Shell Extension: Gnome Global Application Menu? [closed]

I am having hard time trying to install Gnome Shell Extension: 'Gnome Global Application Menu. I am running Pop!_OS 17.10, and so far I've tried two different methods. Method no. 1: I tried following ...
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installing the PDO MySQL extension Driver on lampp server

In Terminal Shows: [Zend_Db_Adapter_Exception] pdo_mysql extension is not installed error show in my terminal during run time on lampp server with local server .Using this command it ...
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How do I fix invalid filename extension?

Ignoring file 'sublime-text.lis' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension
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Why isn't there a default option in GNOME to disable features like the top-left hot corner? [closed]

I have never really been good with computers and this question might seem stupid, but I'm a bit confused regarding the lack of some of the more basic settings in Ubuntu GNOME, such as disabling the ...
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GNOME shell extensions got disabled on wake, can't re-enable

I use a lot of extensions from the GNOME tweak tool, and normally when I sleep the laptop and wake up they are all still enabled and functioning. However just now when I woke up the laptop all of the ...
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How to change 1 file with the wrong extension?

How to change 1 file with the wrong extension. It's in the /etc folder to add to the complication of a "read only" folder. I accidentally put hosts.allow when I should have put hosts.deny from the ...
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How to hide files in Nautilus according to their extension? [duplicate]

I want to hide all *.o files from Nautilus in a specific folder. Is there a way to do it? If yes, how?
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compiling own extension phpize - Cannot find config.m4

I don't have config.m4, needed to compiling my extension. How can I get this file? I add that all question on this forum, explained that it should be. Information when I try use phpize: Cannot find ...
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The name of the ubuntu 4 screens split window

In my university's linux, there is in the dock a button that when we click on it, we can move the screen to either top right/bottom left/bottom right, and the actual screen is in the top left of this ...
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Chrome: failed to load extension from chrome manifest file is missing

My chrome browser was working properly but all of a sudden when i open the application it says failed to load extension from manifest file Is there any way i could fix this up?
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Is there a tools which predicts and corrects the mouse trajectory in Ubuntu?

I have just switched from Unity 7 to Ubuntu GNOME (3.20), and like every time I have changed my operyting system in the past, I had a long time adapting myself to the mouse movements and the system ...
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Making a symlink for a bin file and renaming it to “readme” (w/o extension) gives it text file properties

When I create a symlink for a bin file(on Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04) and rename it "readme", it shows as a link to text file. Also, when i checked the properties of this file, it says "Link to text/...
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command to change the value of a dconf entry which does not have a schema

I'm trying to change a setting of a gnome shell extension with a bash command. The settings controls at what monitor and at which side of the screen the dock appears, which is part of the 'dash to ...
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Does Linux have folders like %appdata% and ProgramData?

On Windows, these folders get filled up with all kinds of nonsense that programs you uninstalled left behind. ProgramData is a hidden C folder, and %appdata% is usually accessed via search. They ...
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Browser without support HSTS or Browser version (HTTP Strict Transport Security)

I'm looking for a browser (or one version) without HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) support or that the option may totally disable. (Or an extension to disable? Remove "Strict-Transport-Security"...
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Installing extension packs to a virtual machine [duplicate]

I am using a windows 7 laptop and I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS inside the oracle VM virtualbox(v 5.1.12). I am trying to install an extension pack so that I can access the USB port from the virtual ...
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Mysql extension is missing in php7 installation. Ubuntu 16.04

I am having trouble enabling mysql in my php-config. apt-get install php-mysql and apt-get install php7.0-mysql don't make a difference. Also, the shared object is missing from the php extension ...
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How do I remove RocketTab ads from Google Chrome in Ubuntu?

I have certain RocketTab ads intermittently coming when I google something. Here is a screenshot: I have checked all the extensions in Google Chrome. Nothing is related to RocketTab. Is there any ...
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apt update message : /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/20auto-upgrades.ucf-dist - invalid file name extension

When I run sudo apt update I receive the following message: /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/20auto-upgrades.ucf-dist has an invalid file name extension. This has also started giving me an error message every now ...
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Any alternative to nautilus-image-converter for dolphin?

I do most of my image conversion using converseen. But it would be really easy if there was any extension for dolphin so that i could convert image size just on right click. Do you know any?
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Default software problem

Recently I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but I have a little problem with it. I work with latex, and I use gummi to work with tex files. But when I set the default program for tex files to be gummi, all ...
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How to open .theme file

I am using Ubuntu MATE 16.04. How can I open .theme file in drupal 8 ?.
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Where Ubuntu Gnome Looking Glass / extensions logs are stored?

I've started to playing around with extensions for ubuntu gnome, gnome-shell version 3.18.5. During the development I've encountered a problem finding logs from my extension or even the one used ...
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Installation Problem - Ignoring file - invalid extension in ubuntu 16.04(xenial)

Whenever I try to install some software or plugin or codec, i'm often getting this problem : Ignoring file 'mono-xamarin.lit' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename ...
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Chromium not able to install the extensions from Chrome Webstore

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr version installed in my system(32bit). And my Chromium version is 50.0.2661.102. When I try to install any extension from Chrome Webstore (https://chrome.google.com/...
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VirtualBox problem: Kernel module is not loaded

I have installed VirtualBox several times, same error every time ( Also see screenshots below) WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current ...
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Output error from archive: tar.xz: File format not recognized [closed]

I have read all the methods at "how to extract an archive with extension .xz", and none of them can extract an archive via terminal. (e.g tor) The only way to extract an .xz extension is via GUI.
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can not install Gnome extensions

Hi I recently switched from using the regular unity shell to gnome-fallback-compiz. I wanted to try out some Gnome extensions however when I went to the website (using both Chrome & Firefox), I ...
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E: Package 'cassandra' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

Hi Everyone I try to install "Cassandra" on a 14.04 Ubuntu server. I enter the ff code in the terminal "apt-get install cassandra" but I get the ff response: Reading package lists... Done Building ...