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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renaming file and deleting from last

what is the "command line" "to remove certain character from the end of a file name . For example, subash.jpg.jpg. I want to remove ".jpg" from last. i have been having problem "renaming the files".
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Is it possible to install nemo-compare on ubuntu 18.04? if so, how?

I found this: https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/ but here is not mint, is ubuntu 18.04 This extension code is in python. It is the only reason that I still open nautilus for: to compare ...
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What is wayland and how do I enable it? [duplicate]

What is Wayland and how do I enable it? One extension that I installed said that it needs Wayland to work... Sorry if this is a stupid question. I am new to Ubuntu and the world of Coding. (I haven't ...
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How to install and configure php phalcon extension in Ubuntu 20.04?

I have installed phalcon via: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install mysql-server sudo mysql_secure_installation sudo mysql -u root -p mysql> CREATE USER 'admin'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED ...
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How do you fix this error “Clutter.DEviceManager is undefined” with extensions?

How do you fix this error with extensions? I can't enable it in tweaks or extensions. It is greyed out! It is this extention. Edit: Fixed. A new update was released and it fixed the issue.
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How to install Intel AVX 2 on Ubuntu

Recently I had a clean intall to Ubuntu 20.04. LTS from Windows 10 and i wanted to install Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX, also known as Sandy Bridge New Extensions). I surfed a lot in the ...
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Can't turn on extensions after upgrading from 18.04 to 19.10

Whenever i try to turn on the extensions from tweaks the system asks me logout. The extensions were working fine on ubuntu 18.04 but they are not working on 19.10. Please help..
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Gnome Extensions are all closed when turning on the computer

today, I turned on my desktop pc running Ubuntu 19.10. But the weird thing is that all extensions are closed like the picture below. I swear I didn't make any changes to Ubuntu. Yesterday, the ...
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How to uninstall malfunctioning extension in recovery mode?

I installed an extension called IdleRPG from the Ubuntu software center - which crashed my computer. Now, when I try to login, this extension crashes me back to the login page. How do I remove this ...
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Using Json1 Extension with sqlite3

The docs says, that The json1 extension is a loadable extension for sqlite3, and the loadable extensions need to be compiled as shared libraries (source). I searched a lot and I don't know how to ...
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Delete All .log files execept for one

I want to delete all files with .log extension on except for one. Is it possible to do that delete all .log files from all folders except for mongodb log files?
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Video downloader companion app not found on firefox. How to change it?

I installed the companion app for videodownloaderhelper a while ago but my firefox extension refuses its existence saying no native app found. Perhaps it's having trouble locating it? It works fine in ...
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Can't see running status indicator Dash to Panel

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell XPS 15 9560 and I have always used the Dash to Panel extension but after I updated it last week (this one on omgubuntu). I can no longer see the running indicator. I ...
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Firefox switch to run flashplayer extension

I wanted to ask, if there is any switch, etc. to make firefox run flash content with the flshplugin installed? I have a downloaded flash files (*.swf) and would like to make that they would be run in ...
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Set up startup extensions

Can I actually set up a startup extension like icon hider? Every time when I reboot the computer I need to reinstall the extension.
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How to remove Applications Menu GNOME Extension?

The Applications Menu GNOME Extension doesn't work on Ubuntu 18.04. Applications menu on the top bar is inactive and can not be removed (in obvious way) even after uninstall. Main problem is that the ...
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script to parse a directory and rename with the same name and change only extension (after converting using sphinx)

I am using pocketsphinx to convert audio file to text. These two commands must do the work: First i run ffmpeg -i file.mp3 -ar 16000 -ac 1 file.wav then i run pocketsphinx_continuous -infile file....
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Workspaces indicator not working in Ubuntu 19.04

Workspaces indicator (https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/21/workspace-indicator/) does not work for me in Ubuntu 19.04, which is weird cause it is one of the default extensions, and everyone at ...
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Get the first extension of the file in a folder

I have this code that I have create to get info in a MySQL (I have edit and remove some info) for d in /.../.../.../.../.../lib/*/ ; do seriedb=$(echo "${d#*/*/*/*/*/*/*/}") seriedb=${seriedb::-...
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how to get links from chrome to open in firefox?

Firefox is my default browser but I have to run Chrome to be able to use PWAs (progressive web apps). when I click links in the PWA they always open a Chrome window. I've been playing with appending ...
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Cursor in top left corner to act like super key

Is there a tweak or gnome extension I can use so when I move my cursor to the top left corner of the screen it acts like the super key?
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Why does Extension Manager take a lot of time to open in Brackets?

I just don't understand what to do without extension manager It would make my work very easy if it works. You can search for and install/uninstall extensions using File -> Extension Manager (or click ...
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Problems installing VirtualΒox extension

I decided to update Virtualbox and the Virtualbox extension. I am having trouble though, while trying to introduce them to each other with no success. This is the error message I get when trying to ...
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cannot read property 'local' of undefined error installing Visual Studio extensions

So I installed Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 18.04 and all seems well , except when I install an extension, any, It fails with cannot read property 'local' of undefined it offers me the blue button ...
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Automatically copy all files from connected usb drive with certain extension to local directory [duplicate]

I'm looking for a script to automatically back up files from a connected USB drive, with a pre-defined file extension, to a local directory on my machine. The script given in the top answer in this ...
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Keyboard layout indicator sometimes disappears Ubuntu 18.04.1 after some update [duplicate]

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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How can I minimize Thunderbird 60.2.1 to tray after “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 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?
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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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Have Thunderbird 52 running in background

Just like what people asked here in the past (How to run Thunderbird in the background?, Start Thunderbird in background), I would like to have Thunderbird running at all times during which my PC is ...
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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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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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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 a 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 ...
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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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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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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/...